Bell Gardens City facilities are closed to the public. City staff is available via telephone, email and mail.  For more information, please call (562) 806-7700.  Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


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The Planning Division provides information regarding the City's zoning and land use regulations and development standards. Planning also coordinates with other City departments in the review of new development projects for compliance and analyzing projects and preparing and presenting items to the Planning Commission for its review.

The Planning Division is also responsible for the processing of land use inquiries, subdivisions, parcel and tract maps, General Plan amendments, Zone changes Variances and Conditional Use Permits.

Planning Counter Hours:
7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Planning Division is closed from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information please contact our planning staff at (562) 806-7722
Carmen Morales, City Planner
Yalini Siva, Associate Planner

* COVID-19 UPDATE * In response to the current COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic, please see the following measures that have been implemented until further notice:

Site Plan Review Application

New Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Conversion

Conditional Use Permit Application

Tentative Parcel Map/Tract Map Application

Zone Change

Merger of Parcels

Special Event Permit Type I

Special Event Permit Type II

Environmental Information Form

Variance Application

Business License Zoning Compliance Application 2020

Zoning Map

General Plan

Zoning Code

Los Angeles County Tax Collector (Parcel Information)


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