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Resource Management Agency


Planning Services
1441 Schilling Place
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 755-5025
(831) 757-9516

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Forms & Applications


Application Forms
Agriculture & Winery Corridor Application and Checklist - 7/18/17
Airport Land Use Commission Application Form - 1/12/2015
Application Checklist for Land Use and Development Applications - 7/18/17
Application Request Form and Scope of Work Statement (for Planning Permits) - 7/18/17
Application for Parcel Legality or Certificate of Compliance - 7/18/17
Coastal Development - Supplemental Form - 7/18/17
Commercial Cannabis Business Permit Application - 7/18/17
Design Approval Request Form (Coastal) - 7/18/17 (For Over-the-Counter & Administrative Design Approvals only)
Design Approval Request Form (Inland) - 7/18/17 (For Over-the-Counter & Administrative Design Approvals only)
Design Approval Request Form Instructions - 7/18/17
Development Project Application - 3/7/17
Development Review Committee Brochure (DRC)
Development Review Committee Request Form (DRC) - 12/6/16
Electronic Submittal Standards - 04/30/2012
Emergency Permit Application- 07/17/2012
General Plan Checklist (All Inland Projects) - 10/23/2012
Landscaping Filing Procedures- (06/18/2013)
Landscape Plan Submittal Form (Commercial) - 07/08/2013
Landscape Plan Submittal Form (Residential) - 07/08/2013
Oil and Gas Supplemental Form
Restoration Project Application - 06/14/2012
Tree Removal Permit Application

Other Planning Forms
Application for Establishment of an Agricultural Preserve and Application for Land Conservation Contract
Application for Establishment of a Farmland Security Zone and Application for a Farmland Security Zone Contract
Building/Grading/Zoning Complaint Form (to report suspected code violations)
Monterey County Candidate Guidelines (Includes signage responsibility form)
County Clearinghouse Transmittal Form
Credit Card Authorization Form
Customer Service Concern Form (for problems with the process and/or department staff)
Design Approval Guidelines Matrix(11/13/2014)
Fee Waiver Request Form
General Development Plan Template
Guidelines for Submittal of Photographs
Notice of Appeal for Administrative Interpretation
Notice of Appeal for the Board of Supervisors
Notice of Appeal for Planning Commission
Request for Refund of County Fees



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