Planning Division


The Planning Division has two primary functions: 

  • Assisting the community, and ultimately the City Council, plan for the City’s future development, and 
  • Reviewing proposed development projects for conformance with the City’s adopted policies and ordinances and environmental laws.

The Division is responsible for maintaining and implementing the City’s General Plan and Zoning Ordinance, which guide development decisions, and the City’s Climate Change Action Plan which seeks to lower emissions of greenhouse gases and adapt to the effects of climate change.

The Planning staff work with prospective applicants and neighbors to assure that new development improves the area and is consistent with adopted community-wide objectives.

The Division provides staff support to the Planning Commission and Design Review Commission.


Public Counter Hours: 9 am - 11 am, Monday - Thursday

Planning Staff

Elizabeth Dunn               Planning Manager     415-493-4711
Matt Gilster            Planner I 415-493-4708
Hans Grunt Senior Planner 415-899-8940
Brian Keefer Planner II 415-899-8941
Graham Owen Planner I 415-899-8944
Steve Marshall Principal Planner 415-899-8942


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