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The mission of the Planning Division is to maintain the integrity of the General Plan and aid in the development of a community that benefits all residents, while balancing public and private interests. The City utilizes planning to ensure that land and resources are used in rational, efficient, and fair ways that are both socially and economically desirable in order to promote a higher quality of life for its residents. The Planning Division is responsible for developing Long Range Planning policies and reviewing Current Planning applications for adherence to the Porterville Development Ordinance within the City of Porterville Planning Area. 

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Project Review Committee (PRC)
PRC provides a preliminary meeting with developers and applicants to evaluate project proposals. The Project Review Committee is made up representatives from each City Department and meets weekly to review certain projects prior to formal submittal. 

Environmental Documents
Environmental review documents, including current project documents (Notice of Intent and Initial Studies) that are available for public review and comments. 

Accessory Dwelling Units
Go to this page for more information on ADU's.

Current Developments
Go to this page to view current development projects and applications.

For more information please contact the Planning Division at:

291 North Main Street
Porterville, CA 93257
Phone: (559) 782-7460
Fax: (559) 781-6437


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