1052 S. Livermore Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550
CA Relay: Call 711
Monday to Thursday
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Closed on Friday
The Planning Division is open Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for drop-in services. We are closed on Fridays.
The Planning Division is responsible for implementing City policies that direct the physical development of the City. Policy implementation and project analysis include establishing conformance to local goals for development, adopted growth management goals, open space and agricultural preservation, and identifying environmental consequences.
Livermore Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Trails Active Transportation Plan
The Active Transportation Plan (ATP) provides a comprehensive and current set of policies, data, and programs to improve walking, biking and trails in Livermore. The Active Transportation Plan serves as a framework to implement the development of pedestrian and bicycle facilities in the City. View the Active Transportation Plan here. (You may also view the Active Transportation Plan Appendices here for additional detailed information as well as the Active Transportation Plan Design Guidelines.
Design Standards and Guidelines
The Livermore Design Standards and Guidelines document provides design guidance for private and public projects undertaken in the City. The ultimate goal for this document is to promote the improved aesthetic and functional quality of the community as a whole. The document includes separate guidelines for each land use category and applies to all areas of the City except those areas that are within the boundaries of the Downtown Specific Plan and the South Livermore Valley Specific Plan. The Downtown Livermore Concept Plan Landscape Design Guidelines document provides design guidance for private and public projects undertaken in Downtown Livermore’s Concept Plan area. The goal of this document is to establish a vision and implement an action plan to direct the revitalization and beautification of Downtown Livermore’s Concept Plan area.
East Alameda County Conservation Strategy
The City relies on the East Alameda County Conservation Strategy as guidance for regional conservation, and environmental permitting for private and public development projects. The Conservation Strategy provides guidance on how these projects should avoid, minimize, and mitigate for project impacts on biological resources in East Alameda County. The City also utilizes the Conservation Strategy as support for implementing the City Council’s priority for Open Space Preservation.
Community Services and Infrastructure Report
The Community Services and Infrastructure Report contains information on the current condition of public infrastructure and services as they relate to accommodating residential growth.
The Community Services and Infrastructure Report contains information on the current condition of public infrastructure and services as they relate to accommodating residential growth. The Report serves as a basis for the City to establish the annual allocation of housing units and the policies for the Housing Implementation Program.