Planning Department—Zoning

The comprehensive zoning plan and regulations for the city were adopted to protect and promote the public health, safety, morals and welfare and to provide the economic and social advantages which result from an orderly, planned use of land resources.  The complete zoning code is found in Title 16 of the Santa Paula Municipal Code, which can be reviewed at the Planning Department office.

 

Such regulations are designed and intended to promote and protect the public health, safety, and welfare of the people of the City of Santa Paula; to safeguard and enhance the appearance and quality of development of the City of Santa Paula; to provide for the social, physical, and economic advantages resulting from comprehensive and orderly planned use of land resources; to conserve, stabilize, and protect the value of property in the City of Santa Paula; to provide adequate improvements and utilities in the City of Santa Paula; to divide the City of Santa Paula into zones of such number, shape, and area as may be deemed appropriate and necessary to carry out the provisions of this Development Code and provide for its enforcement and to encourage, guide and provide a definite plan for the future growth and development of the city based on the city's general plan and adopted elements.  – Section 16.01.030 of the Santa Paula Municipal Code.

 

The complete Municipal Code may be searched here

 

Development Code

The link below contain the most up-to-date version of the Development Code:

 

Planning documents on this website are viewable and the forms are interactive using Adobe Acrobat Reader.  

 

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Zoning Map

Below is the Zoning Map for the City of Santa Paula and the Zoning Map Legend:

 

Residential Standards

Below is a table of what you are allowed to do in a residential zone and the development standards for residentially zoned properties:

 

Commercial Standards

Below is a table of what you are allowed to do in a commercial zone and the development standards for commercially zoned properties:

 

Industrial Standards

Below is a table of what you are allowed to do in an industrial zone and the development standards for industrially zoned properties:

 

Standards for all Zones

Below are other frequently used sections and tables from the Development Code:

 

Other Information

 

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