|City Hall, First Floor
13325 Civic Center Dr.
Poway, CA 92064
|Phone: (858) 668-4600|
Mon - Thurs: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed every other Friday (see calendar)
To contact us, please call (858) 668-4600. Please include your name, address, daytime phone number, and provide us with as much information as possible relating to your question or request.
Planning for The Future
This section processes discretionary land use applications and assures compliance with conditions of approval through various reviews and inspections.
It also ensures compliance with the Poway Municipal Code, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and other State and Federal regulations.
Green Building Standards for New Construction
The California Green Building Standards Code took effect on January 1, 2011. The Code requires that new buildings in the state be more energy efficient and environmentally responsible. The regulations will result in reductions in greenhouse gas emission, energy consumption, and water use. All new construction projects are required to comply with the Green Building standards.
For detailed information concerning the California Green Building Standards Code, click on the following link: www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/bsc/CALGreen/2010_CA_Green_Bldg.pdf
Sign Regulations Amendment
Poway’s Comprehensive Sign Regulations, Chapter 17.40 of the Poway Municipal Code (PMC), were amended by the City Council on March 6, 2012 (Ordinance 739). The amendment was based on input from the business community and the general public. The amendment includes substantive changes to regulations pertaining to a variety of existing sign types, and provisions for additional signage options. The amended sign regulations are intended to serve the needs of the business community while maintaining a high quality visual appearance in the City’s commercial areas.
Summary of Sign Regulation Changes provides a quick look to understand what was recently amended in the Ordinance. The City’s Sign Permit Application includes Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) pertaining to general sign regulations. Also, the City’s Temporary Sign Permit Application includes various FAQs for customers.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Planning Division Staff at (858) 668-4600.
Packets and Guidelines for Permit Applications
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)