Welcome to Planning Department

The Planning Department is responsible for overseeing and guiding development activities in the City of Williams. Major activities include administration of planning regulations, assistance to the public, processing City permit applications, conducting environmental review under CEQA and providing staff assistance to the Planning Commission and City Council on development related permits. The Planning Department strives to create a distinctive and livable community through quality design, good use of site development and building standards, and use of land and services. In doing so provide everyone with professional and courteous service in a fair and timely manner.


 
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Planning Commission

Members of the Planning Commission have the powers, functions and duties provided for by the State Planning Law. The Commission is responsible for making decisions in regards to design review, use permits, environmental review, proposed divisions of land and the imposing of requirements or conditions thereon, and shall have final jurisdiction in the approval or disapproval of tentative maps, subject to appeal to the City Council.

The Planning Commission meets every 4th Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at:

City Hall Council Chambers
810 E Street
Williams, CA 95987

Commissioners:

  • Nancy Marshall
  • Steven Jeet
  • Marcie Voorhees
  • Maria Leyva
  • Omsher Sahota
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Planning Commission Agendas 2 documents
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document Header 4.26.21 Agenda
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document Header 5.24.21 Agenda
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Planning Department Forms 17 documents
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document Header 2020 Development Fees
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document Header 2020 Major Design Review-Checklist
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document Header Appeal Form
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document Header Application
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document Header Cannabis Fees
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document Header Cannabis Regulatory Permit
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document Header Driveway Encroachment Form
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document Header General Plan Amendment and Rezone Change
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document Header Home Occupation Use Permit
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document Header Lot Line Adjustment Application
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document Header Lot Line Adjustment Instructions
file:589
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document Header Parcel Map Checklist
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document Header Planning Permit Process
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document Header Residential Accessory Building Application
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document Header Tentative Parcel & Subdivision Map Check
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document Header Use Permit and Variance Checklist
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document Header Use Permit Process
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