The Community and Economic Development Department (CED) exists to enhance the community's safety, welfare, economic opportunities and quality of life. The Department includes the following services:
About Development in Walnut Creek
At the Permit Center, City staff from our Building, Planning, and Engineering divisions work together to ensure code compliance and enhance the quality of development projects throughout the community. The Permit Center is intended to answer frequently asked questions as well as provide comprehensive overviews of the development review, building permit review, and grading permit (site development) review processes to help you understand what is required at concept, construction, and completion.
Want to know what's happening with development projects in Walnut Creek? The Development Projects webpage provides an interactive map of key development sites and FAQs about the impact of development on schools and services.
Customer Service Survey
The City of Walnut Creek always strives to provide the most reliable and courteous customer experience possible. We are committed to improving our services and need your feedback. Please take a moment to complete this short survey.