Community Development

Welcome to the Fort Bragg Community Development Department! We are here to serve you. The Community Development Department provides a variety of services to the development, business and residential community of Fort Bragg. We can help you understand and obtain necessary permits, provide assistance for business expansions and start ups, and direct you toward various housing resources.  The Community Development Department is heavily involved in many of the City's important projects such as the reuse of the Mill Site; development of the Coastal Restoration & Trail Project and many other projects. Visit the links below to find out more or call us at 707-961-2827.
  1. Permits, Applications & Informational Brochures

    For planning and building permit application forms and informational brochures to help you through the process.

  2. Free Second Unit Designs & Building Plans

    Find information regarding the requirements of a free second unit design, and the plans included.

  3. General Plan & Zoning Information

    Access the City's Zoning Ordinance and General Plan for both the Coastal Zone and the inland portion of the City.

  4. Economic Development

    Learn about the efforts the city makes to keep the economy moving forward.

  5. Long Range Planning

    Learn about the plans the city has put in place to develop the community in the long term.

  6. Specific Plan

    Find out about the specific plan relating to the GP Mill Site.

  7. City Projects

    Learn about the special projects the city is currently undertaking.

  8. Sustainability

    Learn about the plans the city is making to make the city sustainable, and to keep it beautiful.

  9. Housing Resources

    Learn about the housing resources available to City residents.

  10. Community Development Block Grant Program

    Learn about the City's participation in the state Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

  11. Land Use & Development Codes (Coastal & Inland)

    Coastal Land Use & Development Code (Title 17) and Inland Land Use & Development Code (Title 18)

  12. Active Permit Applications

  13. Planning Commission

  14. Planning Commission Meeting Live Stream

    This page displays Planning Commission meetings live and gives access to finalized Archives of past meetings

  15. City Council Meeting Live Stream