The Planning Division is committed to facilitating balanced economic opportunities and logical urban growth while preserving Kerman's natural resources and small-town character.
The Planning Division is responsible for managing the implementation of the goals and policies of the General Plan and development standards of the Zoning Ordinance.
The Planning Division handles entitlement processing such as Annexations, Plan Amendments, Pre-Rezones, Conditional Use Permits, Site Plan Reviews, and environmental assessments.
The Planning Division reports to a seven-member Planning Commission, appointed by the City Council. The Planning Commission is responsible for reviewing land use, development proposals and as necessary providing recommendations to the City Council.