Economic & Community Development Department

Effective Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m., the West Wing will be closed to the public due to building rehabilitation. During construction, the Economic & Community Development Department will be available online or in-person by appointment only at our temporary location:

Azusa Light & Water
729 N. Azusa Ave., Suite 2B
Business Hours Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, please call:
Building (626) 812-5234
Business License (626) 812-5249
Community Improvement (626)812-5200 ext. 5332
Economic Development (626) 812-5102
Planning (626) 812-5289

For additional information on COVID-19 and how the City is responding, please visit the City's CoronaVirus COVID-19 page.


The Community Development Department promotes and maintains livable communities. This involves:
  • Planning for our future
  • Building and maintaining strong neighborhoods
  • Ensuring high quality development
  • Encouraging business redevelopment
  • Preserving our past and environment
  • Ensuring a high quality of life

To achieve this, the Community Development Department offers a wide range of services in the Building, Business Licensing, Community Improvement, and Planning divisions.