Planning Department

The Planning Department is responsible for overseeing and guiding development in the Town of Moraga. Planning Department activities include:

  • Administering building and planning regulations, including the Zoning Ordinance
  • Assisting the public with Town permit applications, land use, and zoning information
  • Complying with county, state, and federal land use and environmental programs and regulation
  • Conducting environmental review for development projects and various land use programs in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
  • Implementing the Town’s General Plan (PDF)
  • Implementing the Town storm-water permit, recycling programs, and county-wide transportation and growth management programs
  • Providing staff assistance to the Town Council and Planning Commission (Design Review Board)
  • Reviewing and processing development proposals
  • Reviewing building permit plans and applications

Please visit Frequently Asked Questions to learn more.

Housing Element Plannint Department Page
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Contra Costa County Building Permits & Inspections

Building plan check and inspection services are provided through the Contra Costa County Department of Conservation and Development. See the Building Permits page for more information.

 

Lamorinda Building Inspection Office

3685 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, Suite 120, Lafayette, CA 94549

Phone: 925-655-2700

Fax: 925-299-0134

Lamorinda@dcd.cccounty.us

 

Office Hours:

8:00 am to 11:30 am

12:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Closed to the public on Monday and Friday but accepting calls

 

Building Inspection Office Resources

Moraga Orinda Fire Protection District

Plan Check and fuel mitigations services are provided through the Moraga Orinda Fire District. See the “Our – District” page for more Information.

 

Moraga Orinda Fire Protection District

1280 Moraga Way

Moraga, CA, 94556

Phone: (925) 258-4599

 

Moraga Orinda Fire Protection District Resources

 

Contra Costa County Central Sanitation

5019 Imhoff Place
 Martinez, CA 94553
 (925) 229-7371

permits@centralsan.org

 

Office Hours:

8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

The Permit Counter’s plan review drop-off/pick-up hours 

8:30 am to 4:30 pm 

Monday through Friday. 

 

Contra Costa County Central Sanitation Permit Resources