Planning Division

The Planning Division is responsible for zoning clearance, planning permits, plan checks and enforcing the City’s Zoning and Municipal Codes.

Other responsibilities include staffing the Planning Commission and the Oversight Board of the Successor Agency, and implementing the City’s Housing Element and facilitating the development of affordable housing.

Commercial Cannabis:


Planning Links:


Boards & Commissions:

Housing Element:

Oil and Gas:

Oil and Gas Code (Updated Proposed Draft 6/4/18)

Link to Previous Version of Oil and Gas Code – Nov. 7, 2017 – Arvin City Council Meeting Agenda (Item 5A)

Jake Raper
City Planner
Phone: 661-606-6066
Schedule: Thursdays only, 8:00 – 5:00 PM
Appointments preferred.