Community Development

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Marc Castagnola, AICP, Director of Community Development
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626-570-5034
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IMPORTANT MESSAGE:

City Hall, the Utilities Customer Service Center, the Alhambra Civic Center Library, Joslyn Center and park playgrounds are closed to the public through April 19th or further notice, to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This precautionary measure is in effect following state and county guidelines requesting “Safer at Home” practices. All City Hall services requiring in-person visits, or public counter assistance are suspended. Individuals needing assistance can email or leave messages with departments. Some services are available online. Please see contact information below.

Community DevelopmentDepartment

·        (626) 570-5034

·        For plan check information and submittals, visit this online portal or check the City’s website: https://www.cityofalhambra.org/resources/building-services-division.

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  • Planning:  626-570-5034, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm, Monday - Thursday

          Counter hours: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Monday - Thursday

  • Building:   626-570-5034, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm, Monday-Thursday

         Plan Check hours:  7:00 am - 12:00 pm, Monday - Tuesday, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm Wednesday - Thursday

  • Housing:  626-570-5037, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm, Monday - Thursday
  • Economic Development:  626-570-5038, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm, Monday - Thursday
  • Code Enforcement:  626-570-3230, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm, Monday - Thursday

Resources

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Dropbox is for the purpose of submitting digital plans, mailing spreadsheets, and other related project requirements

About Community DevelopmentAbout Community Development

Responsibilities of the Community Development Department.

Planning DivisionPlanning Division

Implementation of City's Zoning Ordinance and General Plan.

Building DivisionBuilding Division

Building and safety standards for design, construction, use and occupancy.

Housing DivisionHousing Division

First-time Homebuyer Assistance and Home Improvement Assistance Programs.

Economic Development DivisionEconomic Development Division

Business Recruitment, Retention and Expansion.

Code Enforcement DivisionCode Enforcement Division

Compliance and correction of violations with the City's municipal codes.

Team Members

Marc Castagnola

Director of Community Development

626-570-5034

Vanessa Reynoso

Deputy Director of Community Development

626-570-5034

Peggy Carloss

Executive Assistant

626-570-5034

Susie Martinez

Clerical Assistant II

626-570-5034

Juan Parra

Clerical Aide II

626-570-5034

Paul Lam

Principal Planner

626-570-5034

Scott Quyle

Associate Planner

626-570-5034

Holly Chenh

Housing Assistant

626-570-5037

Rafael Perez

Code Enforcement Supervisor

626-570-3230

Officer Villegas

Code Enforcement Officer

626-308-4862

Officer Soto

Code Enforcement Officer

626-308-4865

Officer Perez-Garcia

Code Enforcement Officer

626-308-4864

Officer Ramirez

Code Enforcement Officer

626-308-4863

Rick Abe

Urban Designer/Architect

626-570-5034

Events

April 25, 2020
Community Event

Neighborhood Clean-Up (POSTPONED)

8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
TBD

Frequently Asked Questions

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