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Community Development

The Community Development Department works in partnership with the community to protect the beauty, sustainability, economic vitality and environmental integrity of Pacific Grove. The department is committed to consistently pursuing high quality and structurally-sound development that is in line with the City’s land use and design goals. Further, the department strives to preserve the existing housing stock and support new affordable housing to help meet the housing needs of Pacific Grove residents.

The Community Development Department is comprised of the following divisions and programs:

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What's New and Exciting

NEW! Re-Submittal (9/5/19) - Proposed Project Plans for the American Tin Cannery (ATC) Property

Proposed Project Plans for the American Tin Cannery (ATC) Property

Historic Resources Inventory Update

Draft Downtown Design Guidelines

Local Coastal Program

Hotel Durell Project Plans

Holman Building Project