October is National Community Planning Month

The achievements of planning are celebrated in October with National Community Planning Month. Join the Planning Division Team in this year’s celebration.

Planning Academy Information (PDF)
Planning Academy Registration Form (PDF)
Event Calendar (PDF)

Tune in to the City of Fontana's Facebook channel on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. as staff discusses Accessory Dwelling Units.

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) Information:
ADU Exhibit (PDF)
ADU Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
ADU Handout (PDF)

For more information regarding National Community Planning Month, please contact Fernando Herrera, Assistant Planner at (909) 350-7608 or via email.


The Planning Division is the support staff for the Planning Commission and assists the Commission, Department, and community in fulfilling the vision, goals, and policies as defined by the City Council.

Land Use Applications

The Planning Division is the principle office responsible for processing land use applications such as Conditional Use Permits, Design Review Permits, Tentative Tract/Parcel Maps, Temporary Use Permits, Sign Permits, and Home Occupation Permits. The Division is also a necessary step in the business license application process.

Development, Modification & Upgrade Requirements

All new developments or modifications/upgrades to existing commercial, industrial, or residential structures must be reviewed for conformance to the Development Code, any applicable Specific or Community Plan, and the City's General Plan before any construction may begin.

The links below will help you get started with your proposed developments or modifications/upgrades.

For property zoning information please click here.

For more information please contact the Planning Staff at (909) 350-6718 or via email.

“As a partner with our citizens and the development community, we are a collaborative and innovative service organization committed to excellence” - Development Services Organization.