Welcome to the Planning Division at the City of Tustin! We encourage you to use our virtual City Hall Planning services by emailing, or calling (714) 573-3140. We also welcome you to schedule an appointment to meet with us in person.

What is the Planning Division?

The Planning Division is a section of the Community Development Department that provides the Tustin community with comprehensive planning and development services.

Services we offer:

  • Development Plan Reviews - Zoning information and development criteria for residential, commercial, and industrial remodels and additions and provide complimentary preliminary feedback
  • Plans – Preliminary plan reviews to determine project’s compliance with the Tustin City Code
  • Temporary Uses - Permits for special events and film permits 
  • Zoning Compatibility – Review business proposals to determine compliance with zoning; Review of new Business License applications.

The Tustin Planning Division Staff has expertise in zoning, development, historic preservation, grants, land use planning, and more.  Contact Us at or by phone at (714) 573-3140.Planning Chart


undefined Opens in new window
Zoning Map: Access the City’s Zoning GIS Map for Zoning and Land Use here.
undefined Opens in new window
General Plan Map: Access the City’s General Plan Map for General Plan designations here.  
undefined Opens in new window
Municipal Code:  Access Article 9 (Land Use) of the City’s Municipal Code here. 

Applications and Handouts: Download applications here and forms, and other informational handouts.
undefined Opens in new window
Entitlement Application Submittal: Once your application is completed and all items have been prepared for submittal to the City, please submit online at our Citizen Self Service Portal.

If you have any questions prior to submitting to the City, please contact the Planning Division at   
undefined Opens in new window
Current Projects: To see some of the Planning Division’s latest projects, click here.
undefined Opens in new window
Current Fees: To access the Planning Division’s current fee schedule, click here.
undefined Opens in new window
ADU: Learn about the requirements for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units (JADUs) here

Streamline Tustin: To keep up-to-date with the City’s latest streamlining efforts, click here
Full Color Logo OnlyEngage Tustin Mobile App: Report non-emergency issues to the City,  view the City’s calendar of events, sign up for City-sponsored classes and activities, pay a water bill, and more by clicking here!