The Planning and Development Department is responsible for guiding, monitoring, and facilitating land use development within Culver City. The three divisions that make up the Department include: Current Planning, Advanced Planning and Building & Safety.
Planning & Development Department Organization Chart for Fiscal Year 2022/2023(PDF, 37KB)
Mark most recently served as Community Development & Transportation Director for the City of Redwood City, California. He also served as the Community Development Director for the City of Menlo Park. He also has been the Director of Community Development for the Cities of Evanston and Countryside, Illinois; and held various management positions with the City of Chicago.
City Hall is closed on alternating Fridays.
Administers and supervises all Planning and Development activity and operations.
Senior Management Analyst
(310) 253-5740 Main
The Advance Planning Division is responsible for articulating the long-range vision of the City of Culver City through land use and policy planning.
(310) 253-5800 Main (Permits, Inspections, Plan submittals)
The Building Safety Division is responsible for the enforcement of all building codes adopted by the City and the State of California for local jurisdiction enforcement.
(310) 253-5710 Main
(310) 253-5725 Zoning
(310) 253-5721 FAX
The Current Planning Division maintains and implements the City's General Plan, Zoning Ordinance and prepares other specialized Planning Documents, including Specific Plans.