The Community Development Department oversees the planning function for The City of Lake Forest.  Planning staff members are available to help residents with their building projects and verify that new construction complies with the Zoning Code.  Contact Michelle Friedrich, Planning Technician to determine if your project requires review by one of the City's Boards and Commissions.  Variance requests and demolition requests are examples of projects that require review by a City Board or Commission.

The Community Development Department staffs the following Boards and Commissions:

Planning staff members also oversee:
For zoning information, please use our interactive Zoning Map.
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