Welcome to the City of Riverside Community Development Department. The Community Development Department exists to serve the public and is dedicated to enthusiastically and responsively working with residents, businesses, property owners, developers, community organizations, elected and appointed officials, and public agency staff to accomplish investment that contributes to economic development and advances our cityâ€™s outstanding quality of life.
The Community Development Department includes the following functions:
The Community Development Department is dedicated to continuously improving our service to the public. Currently, we are actively integrating technology to make our customersâ€™ experiences more efficient as well as simplifying or clarifying our permitting requirements to reduce processing time and minimize expenses.
On behalf of my dedicated and talented colleagues that comprise the Community Development Department, I invite you to visit, call or email any one of us for assistance with any questions, to address any concerns, or with any requests for additional information.
Again, the Community Development Department is here to serve you. Please enjoy the information on our website, and we look forward to working with you in the near future.
Al Zelinka, FAICP, CMSM
Community Development Director