Community and Economic Development

About the Department

The Community and Economic Development Department has, as its mission, to maintain the city's physical environment  through the effective and efficient use of the city's legislative mandates, including maintaining the General Plan, zoning, building, and property maintenance codes, which provide a solid foundation for an excellent quality of life for the residents of Monterey Park.

General Plan Update - Monterey Park 2040

Department Responsibilities

This department is also responsible for providing services that promote the community's short and long term development interests in maintaining Monterey Park's traditionally high standards of development in residential, commercial, and industrial areas, as well as providing staff assistance to the Planning Commission, Design Review Board, and City Council. 

Department Divisions

The department consists of five divisions:

Homeowner Information Update

Homeowners can get up to $8,000 for home energy improvements. Work with Energy Upgrade California to get more information and decide which energy efficiency upgrades are best for your home. Visit the Energy Upgrade website to get a home energy assessment, learn to improve your energy efficiency and receive rebates and incentives.

Available for Residents

Residents are now eligible for a two percent loan through the Energy Upgrade California program.