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

Contra Costa County Building Department

Lamorinda Building Inspection Office

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

Phone: 925-655-2700

Fax: 925-299-0134


 Office Hours: 1pm-3pm, Tuesday thru Thursday

Closed to the public on Monday and Friday but accepting calls

 Link to Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments: (15 minutes) Tuesday – Thursday, 8:00 -10:00 AM

Video Appointments: (30 minutes) Tuesday – Thursday, 8:00 -10:00 AM

In-Person Appointments: (30 minutes) Tuesday – Thursday, 8:00 – 10:00 AM