The Building and Safety Division is responsible for establishing and enforcing minimum building standards for the purpose of protecting the health, safety, and general welfare of those who live, work, shop and play in Los Alamitos.
The Code Enforcement Division responds to complaints of violations of the Los Alamitos Municipal Code that include substandard buildings, property maintenance, inoperative vehicles, weed abatement and land use violations.
Economic Development is at the heart of the Development Services Department. The fiscal stability of Los Alamitos and its local business community is the mission of this division that leads the City's business attraction and retention efforts.
The Planning Division's responsibilities include customer service related to physical development, Planning Commission work program implementation, Zoning Code development and administration, General Plan formulation and implementation, implementation of California Environmental Quality Act mandates, compliance monitoring for regional, state, and federal laws and, development review.