The Community Development Department promotes balanced and creative land use planning, building safety, structuring public/private real estate joint ventures, economic development and smart growth by maintaining a strong business climate throughout the city, fostering a healthy and sustainable economy, and planning responsibly based on the community needs of the City of Manteca.
The department is comprised of the Building Safety Division and Planning Division. Each division plays a crucial role in helping provide the services needed and conduct activities which help guide the City's orderly development.
Interested in starting a business in Manteca? Learn about the process through OpenCounter, our online business portal! Designed for the citizen experience, OpenCounter asks the right questions, in the right order, so citizens can see the requirements and fees that apply to their projects. By making information available across departments, OpenCounter also helps Manteca coordinate internal workflows, and build better relationships with the citizens that we serve. Click the following link to get started: https://permits.manteca.city/.