Planning Commission meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers in City Hall. Learn more about the work, members and responsibility of the Planning Commission by visiting the Planning Commission page.
Chowchilla 2040 General Plan
The 2040 General Plan builds on the strengths of previous planning efforts, staying true to the community’s values and vision, and addressing future needs in a changing world. It strives to ensure the long-term viability of Chowchilla to enable the City to grow smartly while maintaining the atmosphere of a small town character with overall desirable livability. The 2040 General Plan provides a document that focuses on providing clear, consistent, and substantive goals and policy direction to guide community members, staff, and elected officials when making decisions about the future of Chowchilla.
Chowchilla Housing Element Update
The City of Chowchilla is updating the Housing Element and invites community residents and stakeholders to participate in the review process.
The DRAFT Housing Element document and related information is available at the following link: Housing Element 2020-2024.
Downtown Design Guidelines
Industrial Park Specific Plan
Master Development Application (Submitted with all development applications)
- Amendment to Zoning Ordinance Application
- Minor Deviations to Zoning Ordinance Application
- Variance to Zoning Ordinance Application
- Change of Zoning District Application
- Classification of Permitted Uses Application
- Conditional Use Permit Application
- Encroachment Permit Application
- Final Map Application
- Final Subdivision Map Application
- General Plan Amendment Application
- Lot Line Adjustment Application
- Modification of Use Permit Application
- Off-Site Temporary Subdivision Sign Application
- Parcel Map Waiver Application
- Sign Application
- Site Plan Review Application
- Temporary Use Permit Application
- Tentative Parcel Map Application
- Tentative Subdivision Map Application
- Registration Form for Abandoned Residential Property
- Vesting Tentative Map Application
- Parcel Map Application