Community Development

Manuel A. Mancha

Director of Community Development
Phone: (626) 579-6540 Ext.3218                                


Community Development Department                         Hours: 
1415 Santa Anita Avenue  Monday - Thursday 
South El Monte, CA 91733                                                             8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Vera Sanchez, Community Development Secretary    
‚ÄčPhone: (626) 579-6540 Ext.3211  

The Community Development Department  prepares, updates and administers the General Plan; provides information and assistance to the public with regards to the City's development review process; analyzes land use and development proposals from an environmental, zoning, land use, and design standpoint and provides recommendations to the Planning Commission and the City Council. In addition, the Community Development Department inspects construction to ensure compliance with zoning standards and conditions of approval.

The Community Development Department consists of the following divisions: