Planning and Development Department Updated: Dec 30, 2022


Wayne Morrell
Director of Planning and Community Development
 E-mail Wayne Morrell

The Planning and 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 Planning and Development Department comprises four primary responsibilities: BuildingEconomic Development; and Current/Advanced Planning

Planning and Development staff includes:  

  • Wayne M. Morrell, Director of Planning, Ext. 7362 
  • Cuong Nguyen, Assistant Director of Planning, Ext 7359 
  • Vince Velasco, Senior Planner, Ext 7353
  • Laurel Reimer, Contract Planner, Ext. 7354
  • Alejandro De Loera, Contract Planner, Ext. 7054
  • Jimmy Wong, Associate Planner, Ext 7451
  • Claudia Jimenez, Associate Planner, Ext 7356
  • Teresa Cavallo, Planning Program Assistant, Ext 7309
  • Lorna Lawrence, Building Permit Clerk, Ext 7452 
  • Anh Wood, Planning Administrative Clerk, Ext 7369
  • Rudy Lopez, Planning Intern, Ext 7519
  • Pablo Castilla, Planning Intern, Ext 7358

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


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