The Development Services Department is responsible for all planning, development and permitting activities. The department brings together building services, civil engineering, planning and zoning, permit applications and major projects in a way that customers can access information, start new projects, and get projects approved.
The mission of the Adelanto Building and Safety Department is to protect the lives and safety of the residents and visitors of Adelanto, preserve the City's quality of life, and contribute to the City's economic development.
Help for the Homeowner Documents
PDF documents explaining specific building regulations.
- Help for the Homeowner Documents
The Public Works Department of the City of Adelanto is responsible improving the quality of life of the community by overseeing of the design, installation and maintenance of all City owned building, streets and drainage improvement, and all parks and publicly maintained streetscapes.
The engineering Department employs a staff of two employees and performs its function through cooperative work with the community development department to carefully review all projects submitted to the city prior to their entitlement to ensure that all projects are conditioned to be designed and constructed in accordance with the City of Adelanto development code and is in compliance with all federal, state and county regulation.
Parks & Facilities Department
The Parks Department manages over 30 acres of developed park land comprising the City's 4 parks. The Department is responsible for providing safe, clean, and appealing outdoor facilities including, park facilities, landscaping features along major streets and landscaping of City facilities.
The Department maintains a daily work-force to respond and repair roadway pavement. This includes fixing potholes, pavement patching, overlays, and slurry seals.
- City of Adelanto Bid Postings
- Engineering Department
The Planning Division functions as the professional and technical adviser to the Planning Commission and City Council on policy matters and issues concerning the physical development of the community.
- Planning Division
Learn more about Medical Marijuana through related documents and the business license checklist.
- Cannabis Compliance
Application & Permits
Application & Permits
City of Adelanto Zoning Map, Sewer and Water Map...
City of Adelanto General Plan
The General Plan Land Use Map is the City's constitution for the development and to guide the city to future development.
Landscape / Water Conservation
The purpose of Chapter 17.60 is to provide minimum water conservation and landscape development standards which will promote the general welfare of Adelanto residents through the provision of an outdoor environment.
Development Services Planning Department current Activity report
- CEQA Process Policy
- Housing Element Update
- Western Joshua Tree Advisory
The Planning Commission prepares and implements the General Plan as well as recommends regulations for future growth, development, and beautification of the City.
Explore Adelanto Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping! Interact and navigate the City map to obtain data such as zoning