Economic and Community Development

The goal of the renamed Economic and Community Development Department for FY 2012/2013 is to consolidate the activities among the six Divisions now included in this Department so that key activities of the Successor Agency, Planning, Housing, CDBG, Code Enforcement and Building Safety, can capitalize on the synergy and interdependence of these functions to leverage local, state, and federal funding, grants, and allocations, to further the City’s key economic and community development objectives to encourages a balance of  safe, attractive, and well maintained  residential communities, vibrant commercial centers,  and varied manufacturing and employment opportunities for residents.