To encourage the preservation of the City's historical and architecturally significant resources, the Historical Commission was formed. The Commission has identified and designated historical properties within the City and recognized property owners who have maintained or restored these historical properties.
The Planning Division provides information on land use, zoning and development standards. Applications are processed for land use permits and land divisions. The Planning Division also performs long-range planning activities, including the implementation of the City's General Plan.
The Planning Division is one of 3 divisions of the Community Development Department and is located in City Hall at the City of Grass Valley.
The Planning Department develops and applies land use policies. It is one of 3 departments within the Community Development Department supervised by the Community Development Director responsible for overseeing and guiding development activities in the City of Grass Valley.