Community Development Department

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Department Role

The City’s Community Development Department plays a key role by helping shape Jurupa Valley’s future. It develops policies which guide how, when and where the City grows and reviews new development through zoning, land use and environmental goals and policies. Planning administers programs to help achieve community goals and advises City decision-makers on land use, housing, design and other important community issues.

Community Development Director

Under the direction of the Community Development Director, who is appointed by and is responsible to the City Manager, the Community Development Department assists Jurupa Valley citizens, developers, property owners and visitors with their planning questions and development proposals. Our mission is to serve all persons in a positive and courteous manner and help ensure that Jurupa Valley continues to be a healthy, safe, attractive, and enjoyable place to live, work, play, or visit.

Department Breakdown

Services

The 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 Jurupa Valley and its sphere of influence. 

Primary Goal

The department's primary goal is to ensure and enhance the quality of life in the community.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to serve Jurupa Valley citizens in a positive and courteous manner and to help ensure that Jurupa Valley continues to be a healthy, safe, attractive, friendly and enjoyable place to live, work or visit. We help plan the City’s form, growth, and character and work with citizens to protect health and safety, protect and enhance the community’s environment and quality of life, and promote economic health.