At this time, the City is maintaining modified business operations. The City is taking steps to follow the Governor’s and the County Public Health Officer’s orders about limiting gatherings and social distancing. Our Continuity of Operations Plan is in place to ensure that essential City functions can continue to operate safely during this time. Many City services can be accessed online. While City Hall is currently closed to the general public, staff is present and/or has made necessary arrangements to work remotely.  General inquiries will be addressed by City staff over the phone or by email.  Please contact the phone numbers or emails listed below to obtain the services you need.  If you have any additional concerns about our availability or how to move forward with your project or plan, please contact Mike Strong at 760-839-4556 or email at


City Hall, First Floor
201 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025

Phone: 760-839-4671
Fax: 760-839-4313
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Planning Division assists in maintaining and improving the quality of life and the environment through the General Plan Implementation Program and the development review process.

Zoning and Property Information:

The following zoning and property information is provided as a public service for your convenience. Every effort has been made to achieve accuracy, but the Planning Division should be contacted to help verify and provide up-to-date information. The City of Escondido shall not incur any liability for errors or omissions with respect to the information provided in this service.

 Public Notices

Current Projects and Development Activity Information:

  • Pipeline Project Map and Project List (dated March 2019).  Additional active projects information can be found at the bottom of this page.

General Plan Annual Progress Report:

Popular Links

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Application Materials

Specific Plans

General Plan

Development Project Information

Master Plans and Area Plans

Miscellaneous Resources

Environmental Resources and Info

Boards and Commissions

Executive Staff

Director of Community Development
Bill Martin, AICP

Assistant Director of Planning
Mike Strong

Contact Executive Staff

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If you have received extra special ser­vice, this is a good way for you to tell us about it. If you have comments on problem areas, or suggestions for improvements, we want to hear about them. This will help us to improve our service to you.

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