About the Planning Division

Appointments now available for over-the-counter services

Planning Division counter services are offered between 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Priority will be given to those with appointments. Walk-in customers will be accommodated between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with appointments having priority.  Therefore, appointments are strongly encouraged.  Assistance will also continue to be provided digitally at the email address noted below, for those that would prefer that option.

 Appointments can be made using our online appointment system:  https://booking.appointy.com/appointmentsredondo

The City will continue to follow pandemic safety protocols.  A face covering is required to enter any City offices and throughout your visit to City Hall.

If you are having technical issues with the appointment system, email PlanningRedondo@redondo.org and a staff member will assist you with appointment setup.

But why not save the trip?

The Planning Division will still continue to provide online assistance for questions and plan reviews, for anyone that would prefer that option.  We can also offer Zoom virtual meetings upon request, in-lieu of counter consultations. Details are outlined below.

Online and Digital Assistance:

For Planning inquiries, or to have preliminary drawings reviewed, you can email the Planning Division at PlanningRedondo@redondo.org.


Zoning Ordinance link

Project Conceptual Review

 Your project may require a conceptual review/approval by the Planning Division prior to plan check submittal or permit issuance from the Building and Safety Division. If so you will be directed to call or email the Planning Division. We will then designate a planner to work with you to coordinate receipt of any electronic plans or documents and schedule a remote review of your project with you via telephone or other teleconferencing application. There may be corrections required before the Planning Division will stamp the plans Reviewed for Submittal (where possible, stamps may be coordinated internally rather than requiring a hard copy of plans to be submitted). The planner assigned to your project will inform you of any revisions or corrections necessary throughout the review.

The Planning Division contact to assist in initiating this process is email: PlanningRedondo@redondo.org 

Planning Permit Applications

If your project requires a permit from the Planning Division, we will coordinate that process remotely. To do so, call or email the Planning Division. Similar to the Project Conceptual Review section above, we will coordinate receipt of any electronic plans or documents and schedule a remote review of your project. Staff will inform you of the fees (City may issue an invoice in order to coordinate online payment) and required submittal documents and will schedule a Bin Drop Off time for you. Please see bottom of page for Bin Drop Off and Pick Up instructions.

The Planning Division contact to assist in initiating this process is email: PlanningRedondo@redondo.org


The Planning Division is responsible for administering long-range and current planning programs, as guided by the adopted General Plan and Zoning Ordinance. Specific programs of the Planning Division include:

  • Development Review
  • Maintaining and updating the General Plan and Zoning Ordinance
  • Special Projects
  • Administration of the Historic Preservation Program
  • Service as a resource to the citizens, as well as other departments and agencies, regarding planning matters within the community.

Consultations with a City Planner are available on a walk-in basis in the morning from 7:30am to 1:00pm.  Afternoons are by appointment only.  City Hall is closed every other Friday and on weekends.

Mission Statement: The Planning Division is committed to providing high-quality, proactive services and programs to enhance the quality of life of residents, businesses and visitors, and to promote a well-designed, physically integrated, livable and prosperous community consistent with citizens' long-range vision.

Planning Division

415 Diamond Street
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 318-0637
Fax: (310) 372-8021

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Catalina Village Project

September 1, 2022 

The Planning Commission will hold another public hearing on the Catalina Village Project (100-132 N. Catalina Ave) Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) and entitlement applications on Thursday September 15th at 6:30pm. Click below for more details.

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Survey on Cannabis Regulation Now Open!

April 21, 2022 

We want your feedback - share your thoughts on the forthcoming cannabis regulations in Redondo Beach. Click HERE to begin the survey!