Planning Division

Welcome to the City of Santa Paula Planning Department Web page. The Planning Department is responsible for current and future land use design and environmental planning for the City. The Department manages the development of the General Plan and assists the public with zoning and General Plan regulations for residential, commercial and industrial development including processing applications for annexation, subdivision, planned development and conditional use permits.

Planning Staff:

Community Development Director – James Mason

Planning Manager - Jeff Mitchem
Associate Planner – N.D. Doberneck
Assistant Planner - Anna Arroyo

Assistant Planner/GIS Analyst - Tom Tarantino

Community Development Technician - Taylor Hernvall


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City of Santa Paula Planning Department

Community Development Building

200 S. Tenth Street

Santa Paula, CA 93060

Tel: (805) 933-4214

Fax: (805) 933-8793



Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 569

Santa Paula, CA 93061


Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday*

     Closed 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. daily for lunch
*Our offices are closed every other Friday.

Schedule of Closed Days


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