Planning Division
The Planning Division is the first stop for property owners that are planning to remodel, rebuild, or construct a new building. Make an appointment or stop by during Counter Hours for more information about regulations that may apply to properties in the City.

CONTACT THE PLANNING DIVISION
City of Saratoga Planning Division
13777 Fruitvale Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
Phone: 408.868.1222
Fax: 408.867.8555
Email: planning@saratoga.ca.us
   Counter Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
   Phone Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Every Other Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 


DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
New to the City of Saratoga development process? Take a look at the City's step-by-step description of the development process.


ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION & RESOURCES
Planning Application Forms
Zoning Map
Parcel Map
Net Site Area
Site Slope
Floor Area, Lot Coverage, Setbacks
Summary of Floor Area, Lot Coverage, & Setbacks by Residential District: R-1 10,000, R-1 12,500R-1 15,000 R-1 20,000R-1 40,000Hillside Residential (HR)
Design Review Process
Single-Family Residential Design Review Handbook (PDF)


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & RESOURCES
Accessory Structures Summary
Basements Summary
Fences, Gates, Pillars, Retaining Walls Summary
Sheds, Garden Structures, Basements, Bay Windows
Signs
General Plan & Specific Plans
Village Design Guidelines (PDF)
Gateway Design Guidelines (PDF)
City Code
Water Efficient Landscaping
Stormwater Regulations

Ground Movement Potential Map
Ridgeline Map (PDF)