Community Development


The Community Development Department (CDD) provides community planning, development review and inspection services for the residents of Napa and the development community, and facilitates the permitting process in a manner that is consistent with City, State and federal standards.


We deliver professional and responsive services to enhance the quality of life in our community.

Our Core Values

  • Cooperation - We are committed to teamwork where every employee is a valued member, and is treated with respect, encouraged to contribute, recognized, and rewarded for his/her efforts.
  • Integrity - We employ the highest ethical standards, demonstrating honesty and fairness in every action we take with the public and one another.
  • Knowledge - We are empowered to seek continuous improvement through lifelong learning, innovation and creativity to achieve performance excellence.
  • Responsibility - We take responsibility for our performance in all our actions.

General Plan & Zoning Ordinance

CDD also administers and maintains the General Plan and Zoning Ordinance, and prepares studies and documentation to address future planning needs.