Planning Permits

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Permits are required for a variety of business, construction and development activities within the City of Santa Maria. This Catalog provides information and forms for the variety of permits processed by the Planning Division of the City's Community Development Department. Many of the below forms may be filled out online then printed and brought in person to the Community Development Department for review and signatures.

  1. Affidavit of Mailing List Form 
  2. Barbecue Permit — Charitable Event Form 
  3. Barbecue Permit — Community Event Form
  4. Building Division Information
  5. Business License Application Form 
  6. CM Zone Form
  7. Environmental Clearance Application Form
  8. Estimated Development Fee Worksheet Form 
  9. Planning Division Application Fee Schedule
  10. Garage/Yard Sale Permit Application Form
  11. Grading and Drainage Plan Standards Guide
  12. Home Occupation Regulations Form  I Regulacions de Ocupancio de Casa
  13. Land Division Process Guide
  14. Landscape Screening of Backflow Prevention Devices Guide
  15. Large Family Daycare Home Requirements Form
  16. Lot Line Adjustment Application Form
  17. M-1 Zone Form
  18. M-2 Zone Form
  19. Merger Application Form | Guide
  20. Permit Checklist Form
  21. Planning Application Form
  22. Preliminary Conceptual Landscape Plan Standards Guide 
  23. Preliminary Grading and Drainage Plan Guidelines
  24. Request For Early Land Use Consultation and Verification Form 
  25. Residential Development Policy & Standards Guidelines
  26. Residential Security Gate Standards Guide
  27. Sidewalk Vendor Application Form I Sidewalk Vendor Brochure I Sidewalk Vendor Brochure en Espanol I Permiso de Ventas Ambulantes
  28. Sign Permit Application Form
  29. Site Plan Basic Guidelines
  30. Suggested List of Parking Lot Trees Guide
  31. Telecommunications Application Form
  32. Temporary Outdoor Sales Form
  33. Temporary Sign Application Form 
  34. Wireless Communications Facilities Guidelines 
  35. Zoning Standard Tables
    1. Commercial Zone Summary Table 
    2. Industrial Zone Summary Table 
    3. Residential Zone Summary Table 


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