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Address Request
Address Change
Prior the submittal of building plans, vacant properties require an address to be assigned. Also, if you require a change of address for a developed property, this applcation is required.
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icon Appeal Form An appeal form is used when an applicant wishes to appeal a decision made by Town Staff, a hearing officer or the Planning Commission icon Dev Code
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83.010605
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Certificate of Compliance

This form is sometimes required to confirm that a property has been properly subdivided. It is also required to be submitted for each lot involved in a lot line adjustment or lot merger
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Commercial Exterior Color Change Whenever the color of a commercial building is proposed to be changed this application is required.
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Commercial Vehicle Parking The parking of tow trucks in residential neighborhoods maybe permitted subject to the review and approval of this permit.
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Ordinance 198

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Conditional Use Permit

 

A Conditional Use Permit (CUP) is required for certain land uses which may be subject to special conditions to ensure compatibility with surrounding land uses and to minimize or eliminate impacts on surrounding properties.  These projects are specified under "Use Classifications" for each specific land use district.  To be approved, a CUP mus be consistent with the adopted General Plan, the Development Code( except approved Variances) any Specific Plans and other local, state and federal regulations.

 

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Ordinance 207

Standard Conditions of Approval

 
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Development Code Amendment

The Development Code is an official document of the Town of Yucca Valley which contains regulations, process, and procedures as related to land design, division of land, land uses, design standards, and other regulations related to development.   Any development, use of land, or division proposed must be in conformance with regulations and procedures set forth in the Development Code.   Changes to the Code require the approval of this amendment application.

   
icon Environmental Assessment All projects require review under the California Environmental Quality Act.   This application (which is included in all major applications) will provide information needed to begin the environmental review process.    
icon Filming Filming for movies, television, commercials, etc. which involves the closure of a public street, fire or pyrotechnics requires a review and approval by the Town.
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Ordinance 85
icon General Plan Amendment

The General Plan is the long-range policy document that guides all physical development in the Town. The General Plan includes both a Land Use Map and text. State Law requires that all development be consistent with all provisions of the General Plan. Any proposed development project that is not consistent with the General Plan will require an amendment of the Plan before it can be approved.

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Home Occupation Certain home-based businesses require prior review to determine the impact on the neighborhood and consistency with Town regulations.
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Ordinance 178
icon Land Use Complaince Review Some commercial and industrial additions and or changes in use may require review and approval by the Town.
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Ordinance 207
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Landscape and Irrigation Review Commercial and industrial landscaping, which exceeds 500 square feet requires review and approval by both the Hi Desert Water District and the Town.
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California Code 23
icon Livestock Commercial keeping of livestock requires the review and approval of a livestock permit.
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Ordinance 89
icon Lot Line Adjustment Moving a lot line between two or more parcels requires review and approval by the Town to insure the final lots are consistent with the zoning requirements. A certificate of compliance( located above) is also required for each lot being adjusted.
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Dev Code Section
83.040601
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Lot Merger Combining one or more lots together requires review and approval by the Town to insure the final lots are consistent with the zoning requirements. A certificate of compliance( located above) is also required for the final lot.
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Dev Code Section
83.040701
icon Massage License All massage establishments are required to obtain a permit through the Town. All technicians and outcall therapists are required to obtain either a license through the Town or the State of California. If the technician is licensed through the state, a copy of that permit shall be provided to the Town.
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Ordinance 96

CA State Lic Info

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Native Plant Removal/Relocation/Trim Disturbance, including removal, relocation, or trimming a protected native plant(s) requires prior review and approval from the Town.
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Ordinance 140

Native Plant Information

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Parade/Running In order to conduct a parade, marathon, walkathon, bike run, etc review and approval by the Town is required.
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Ordinance 210
icon Pawnbroker, Secondhand Dealer, Junk Dealer To operate a business as a Pawnbroker, Secondhand Dealer, or Junk Dealer requires review and approval from the Town.    
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Peddling, Hawking or Soliciting In order to go door to door selling items, taking orders or standing along a street selling items a permit is required. Selling items along a street is limited to seasonal items such as fruits, flowers, and firewood.
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Ordinance 99
icon Planned Development The Planned Development process facilitates greater flexibility in design and a more efficient use of land than would be possible through strict application of land use district regulations. This process serves as an alternative site planning process that encourages the more creative and imaginative planning of mixed use, multi-phased residential, commercial or industrial developments within the framework of a single cohesive development plan icon Ordinance 207
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Pre-Application The intent of the pre-application review is to provide preliminary information to the applicant on the requirements and conditions that may be required of the project. This application is typically utilized for large commercial or industrial projects.
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Public Convenience and Necessity Upon applying for a liquor license, the State of California may require that you obtain permission from the Town prior to their approval. If this is required by the State, a Public Convenience or Necessity application is reviewed by the Town.
CA State Liquor License Info
icon Sign-Permanent Wall signage and freestanding signage intended to be a permanent installation requires review and approval.
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Ordinance 156
icon Sign- Political Candidates running in an election or other issues involved with an election are required to obtain a permit prior to the installation of any signs.
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Ordinance 156
icon Sign- Temporary Banners and flags to be displayed for a short period of time require review and approval prior to their installation.
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Ordinance 156
icon Site Plan Review A Site Plan Review (SPR) is required for certain land uses which may be subject to special conditions to ensure compatibility with surrounding land uses and to minimize or eliminate impacts on surrounding properties. These projects are specified under “Use Classifications” for each specific land use district.   To be approved, a SPR must be consistent with the adopted General Plan, the Development Code (except approved variances), any Specific Plans and other local, state and federal regulations.

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Ordinance 207

Standard Conditions of Approval

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Special Event- Temporary Events such as car shows, parking lot sales, carnivals, circuses, etc. require review and approval by the Town.
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Ordinance 210
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Special Use

A special use permit covers a broad spectrum of different uses including bed and breakfasts, private kennels, exotic animals, and small recycling centers. Each of these will require review and approval by the Town prior to commencement of the activity.
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Dev Code Section 84.0620

Ordiance 89

Ordinance 128

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icon Specific Plan  A Specific Plan is a tool for the systematic implementation of the General Plan. It establishes a link between implementing policies of the General Plan and the individual development proposals for a defined area. A Specific Plan is more than zoning in that it establishes a plan for the coordination and implementation of all of the various elements that make up a functioning community. A Specific Plan contains text, plans, illustrations, and graphic details icon Ordinance 207
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Temporary Use Permit Living in a recreational vehicle or having a cargo container is only permitted during an active building permit and subject to review and approval by the Town. Additionally, model home sales, or temporary cargo containers for storage of commercial merchandise may be allowed subject to review and approval by the Town.
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Dev Code Section 84.0701
icon Tract Map/Subdivision The Tentative Map process is designed to ensure that the subdivision of land occurs in a manner which is consistent with the California Subdivision Map Act, the Yucca Valley Gneral Plan, and with the Yucca Valley Development Code. Tentative map review is concerned, among other things, with the design, improvements and survey data for subdivisions, and the form and content of subdivision maps.

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Ordinance 157

icon Dev Code Section 83.040105
icon Sample COA
icon Variance A Variance is a modification to existing requirements of the Development Code, such as regulations on setbacks or height limits, which may be granted to property owners if certain findings can be satisfied.  By State law, variances can only be granted when a property has special circumstances such as size, shape, topography, location, or surroundings that deprive the property owner of privileges enjoyed by other property owners in the vicinity under identical zoning classifications icon Ordinance 207

 
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