Welcome to Community Development1 Civic Center Circle
Brea, CA 92821
The Community Development Department provides comprehensive land use services, both to the public and to the City, in support of the preservation, assistance and regulation of development in the City of Brea and its Sphere of Influence. The department's primary goal is to ensure and enhance the quality of life in the community.
The Community Development Department also oversees the long-range and regional planning issues of importance to Brea and the surrounding region, issues all building, planning and public works permits, the performance of building inspections, the tracking of development fees, the preservation of neighborhoods (both residential and business) through the Neighborhood Enhancement Proram, and the Code Enforcement Program. The department acts as coordination and technical staff to other City departments seeking land use and project management expertise. The department also serves as the staff liaison to the Planning Commission.
Community Development is responsible for the Brea Redevelopment Agency's programs and development projects, city real estate, and economic development including affordable housing, business services, and development on Agency property.
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