Pursuant to guidance from Contra Costa County Health Services, in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Walnut Creek City Hall is closed to the public until further notice.
The Community and Economic Development Department staff is available by phone and e-mail during regular business hours Monday – Friday from 8am – 12pm and 1pm – 5pm, if you have questions related to planning and zoning, housing, permitting, inspections, or other related inquiries. Staff will endeavor to respond to you as quickly as circumstances allow.
Please check the City of Walnut Creek website at www.walnut-creek.org for updates related to this temporary closure. This message will be updated as new information becomes available. Thank you.
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.