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Planning Division
The Planning Division is responsible for providing advice, review and approval or recommendations on development proposals, to ensure high quality development that promotes Colton's interests as defined in the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance and Specific Plans; provides support to the City Council, Planning Commission, and Historic Preservation Commission ; and is responsible for updating and administering development standards, land use codes and policies.

General Email Address:
Ph. (909) 370-5079

Email address and/or phone number to a specific staff member see Staff Directory.

Agendas and Minutes for City Council, Planning Commission and Historic Preservation Commission are available at the link below:


Municipal Code:  Municipal Code Link

Recent Text Amendments to Title 18 (Zoning Code) related to Marijuana Use and Cultivation.   Retail Sales of Marijuana is currently prohibited in the City of Colton:

Ordinance No. O-22-16 - Amending Section 18.48.130_Personal medical & commercial use of marijuana.

Ordinance No. 0-28-16 - Amending Section 18.48.130_Regulating Personal, Medical, and Commercial use of marijuana.

Ordinance No. O-11-17 -
Amending Title 18 establishing permitting procedures for commercial cultivation

          Commercial Marijuana Overlay Zones - General Locations Map

          Zoning Map Changes for Commercial Cultivation - Zoning Map

Interactive and Static Maps:

General Plan Land Use Map (Presently Under Construction)
General Plan Land Use Map (PDF) (Not Available)
Zoning Maps Interactive Map (Available 02/23/2017)
Zoning Map - 11"x17" (PDF)

Historic Preservation (PDF)
Historic Preservation (Interactive Map)
Step Back in Time - Historic Preservation Story Map
Colton Climate Action Plan (Adopted by City Council on 11/03/2015)

Planning Division
Contact Us by Email

659 N. La Cadena Drive
Colton CA 92324

Ph: (909) 370-5079

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7::30 am - 5:00 pm

Phone Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Staff Directory
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