Planning

Important Notice

Starting Monday, May 16, 2022, the Planning Division will be open for in-person services Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00am-5:00pm.  Please note cashier services will be available from 8:30am-3:30pm.

Submittal for Planning permits (e.g., use permits, design review, front yard paving, etc.) will can be made via email, mail, or in-person. Please contact Michael Van Lonkhuysen by calling 650-991-8158 to make arrangements for email or mail submittals.

If you would like to speak to a Counter Planner, we are available to assist you during our regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm) at 650-991-8033.

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The Planning Division administers, prepares and maintains the provisions of the City's Zoning Ordinance and General Plan. Planning Division staff guides residents and the development community through the regulatory process associated with physical development in Daly City.

The Planning Division also provides technical staff services to the Planning Commission, the City Council, Design Review Committees and the Successor Agency to Redevelopment.

Our goal is to preserve and enhance the City's physical, economic, and social environment through implementation of effective, short and long-range planning principles.