Community Development

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New California and Local Building Codes go into effect starting January 1, 2023.  All new applications for building permits must adhere to the new codes starting January 1, 2023

To see the updated codes, please visit California Building Standards Commission.


Welcome to the San Gabriel Community Development Department’s webpage. Whether it’s protecting the fragile historical resources that make San Gabriel unique, planning for its future, servicing and improving its infrastructure, or promoting San Gabriel’s economic development, the Community Development Department is your source for information, activities, and services that build a stronger community. And, if there is anything you need but can’t find here, just give us a call. We look forward to helping you!

Mission Statement

We are responsible for helping our City to thrive financially by creating an inviting, safe, and vibrant physical environment for all residents, businesses, and visitors.

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Business Assistance Services

The City of San Gabriel small business community can benefit from a wide range of services which support workforce development, increase regional economic growth, and help communities thrive. Businesses can obtain information and technical assistance to see opportunities in local, State, and Federal government procurement. Additionally, businesses can find assistance in the permitting and business license processes. 

For more information about the City's incentives and services, please select the link.