Current Planning Division

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The Planning Division maintains and implements the City’s General Plan, Zoning Ordinance and prepares other specialized planning documents, including Specific Plans. The division review development requests for conformance with the City’s planning policies and standards, and conducts environmental review under the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The Planning Division also monitors and analyzes regional planning issues to determine their impact to the City. The division provides staff support to the Planning Commission, and City Council through the processing of rezoning, subdivisions, site plan reviews, use permits, variances, and other entitlements as shown on our Active Projects Map.

Division Information

Zoning Information: 310-253-5725
Planning Counter Hours: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
City Hall Calendar (City Hall closed every other Friday)

310-253-5710 – Office
310-253-5721 – Fax
City Hall, 2nd Floor
9770 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232

Division Staff

Michael Allen, Current Planning Manager (Michael Allen e-mail)

Susan Herbertson, Senior Planner (Susan Herbertson e-mail)

Jose Mendivil, Associate Planner (Jose Mendivil e-mail)

Gabriela Silva, Associate Planner (Gabriela Silva e-mail)

William Kavadas, Assistant Planner (William Kavadas e-mail)

Deborah Hong, Planning Technician (Deborah Hong e-mail)

Chris Minniti, Planning Intern (Chris Minniti e-mail)

Andrea Fleck, Planning Intern (Andrea Fleck e-mail)

Ruth Martin del Campo, Administrative Clerk (Ruth Martin del Camp e-mail)