Community Development Updated: Apr 24, 2024

Cuong Nguyen
Director of Community Development

The Community Development Department provides information and assistance to the Planning Commission regarding the development and improvement of the City. The staff assists landowners and other citizens with their development needs. It is also responsible for the City's General Plan, which contains the goals, policies, and programs for its current and future development. This department also provides building services and undertakes economic development.

The Community Development Department comprises four primary responsibilities:
Building , Current/Advanced Planning, and Housing

Community Development staff includes: 

Vince Velasco, Senior Planner, Ext 7353
Laurel Reimer, Contract Planner, Ext. 7354
Jimmy Wong, Associate Planner, Ext 7451
Claudia Jimenez, Associate Planner, Ext 7356
Alejandro De Loera, Assistant Planner, Ext. 7358
Teresa Cavallo, Building Services Manager, Ext 7309
Esmeralda Elise, Administrative Assistant II, Ext 7365
Anh Wood, Planning Administrative Clerk, Ext 7369
Rudy Lopez, Planning Intern, Ext 7519

If you would like to obtain additional information about the Community Development Department, please call (562) 868-0511, ext. 7550 or email: