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Salinas, CA 93901
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The Mission of the Resource Management Agency (RMA) Planning Department is to efficiently process planning permits, provide quality long-range planning and consistently develop and administer land use policies.

Our mission is carried out through coordination with sister government agencies and adherence to County Land Use policies and programs.


Efficiently process planning permits

Provide quality long-range planning

Consistently develop and administer land use policies


Pfeiffer Fire
Recovery, rebuilding and services information for those affected by the Pfeiffer Fire is now online

What's New

Mills Act Ordinance (REF130101)
Long Range Planning Work Program (Revised January 31, 2014- This document will be updated periodically)
California Flats Solar - (PLN120294, South County Area Plan) (Updated December 6, 2013)
Carmel Canine Sports Center (Wolter Properties LP) - (PLN130352, Carmel Valley Master Plan) (Updated April 15, 2014)
Carmel Lagoon Ecosystem Protective Barrier and Scenic Road Protective Barrier Projects (Updated July 23, 2013)
Election Sign Regulations (Chapter 21.60) - (Coastal Areas) (Inland Areas)
Ferrini Ranch Subdivision - (PLN040758, Toro Area Plan)

Harper Canyon (Encina Hills) Subdivision EIR - (PLN000696, Toro Area Plan)
Moss Landing Community Plan - (GPZ090005), Draft 2012 Moss Landing Community Plan (Public Review Draft Moss Landing Community Plan has been uploaded on October 22, 2012)
Monitoring and Reporting Program Annual Report to the Board of Supervisors

Notice of Public Hearing on March 25, 2014 for Condition of Approval and Mitigation
Paraiso Springs Resort Draft Environmental Impact Report - (PLN040183, Central Salinas Valley) - (Updated August 30, 2013) (To extend Review Period of DEIR until October 4, 2013 and provide background documents).
Pebble Beach Inclusionary Housing - (PLN130447, Greater Monterey Peninsula Area Plan)
(Updated September 13, 2013)
Proof of Access Ordinance - (PLN060127 - Inland ) and (REF130084 - Coastal), County-wide  (Updated December 10, 2013)

Short Term Rentals/Special Events - (REF130043/REF100042, County-wide) (Updated March 21, 2014)
Stonewall Quarry - (PLN060550, Central Salinas Valley Area Plan) (Updated November 28, 2012)
Water Well Ordinance Update Initial Study (County of Monterey County-wide Ordinance Amendment) - REF120022, County-wide (Environmental Document posted June 4, 2012)

Beginning September 1, 2012 the Monterey County Weekly is the primary source where Resource Management Agency Planning Department publishes notices.







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