Planning Division


Planning Counter

This section is the first stop for most customers wishing to obtain permits or zoning information.

Front Yard Fence Permit

Home Occupation Permit

Banner / Temp. Sign Permit

Special Event Permit

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Current Planning

This section works with developers and property owners to facilitate new development in the city.

Site Plan Review Checklist

Conditional Use Permit


Minor Exception

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Advanced Planning

This section performs long-range planning for the City including: General Plan maintenance, design and development standards and historic preservation.

Citywide Design Guidelines

Santa Ana General Plan

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This section works with Santa Ana's 64 neighborhood associations and community based groups to build capacity, find solutions to problems and  encourage civic engagement.

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Property Information Search

Access a visual display of general information about any Santa Ana property. Search by address or parcel number.

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Zoning Documents

Access a color-coded, single-document map of the city showing its zoning districts.


Zoning Map


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General Plan Land Use Map

Access a color-coded, single-document map of Santa Ana specifying land use designations.


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Major Planning Projects and Documents

This page lists all major planning projects in the city of Santa Ana, as well as long range planning documents.


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Have a question about making any property changes to your residence or business? Our FAQ provides answers and links to any permits you may need.

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Documents, Permits, and Applications

Access a list of zoning documents, permit applications and other documents related to property planning and design.

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