Planning Q & A

Here are answers to questions you may have about the planning in the City of Victorville.

  • What is the zoning of a parcel or address?
    Please contact Planning Division at 760.955.5135 for more information about zoning for the City. You can see the general zones for the city on the Zoning Maps page.
  • What can be built in this zone district?
    Refer to Title 18 of the Victorville City Municipal Code for a list of permitted uses within each zone district.
  • Are there any restrictions or easements on a property and is the land buildable?
    Please call the Planning Division at 760.955.5135 for this information.
  • How long from time of submittal does it take for a case to be heard by the Planning Commission?
    Generally a case requiring Planning Commission action can be acted upon 30-60 days after submittal. Some cases could be pushed to a later date if an environmental assessment is required or the case is incomplete.
    See also: Planning Commission Action Application and current Deadlines
  • Where can I locate my particular type of business?
    Each zone district contains a list of permitted uses and conditional uses.
  • Are utilities available at this parcel or address?
    The Engineering Department can provide this information; they can be reached at 760.955.5158.
  • What projects are currently approved in the area around my parcel or address?
    Call the Planning Division at 760.955.5135.
  • Can I subdivide this parcel and if so what is the minimum lot size?
    Refer to Title 18 of the Victorville City Municipal Code for a list of all zone districts. Minimum lot size is listed under the “Building Site Area” section.
  • How long is my project approved for?
    Tentative subdivision maps are approved for three years.
    Tentative Site Plans and Conditional Use Permits where construction is required are approved for two years. Conditional Use Permits where construction is not required are approved for one year. Once the use is established or plans have been submitted for plan check the project will not expire.
  • What does the City foresee in the future for this particular area?
    The City follows the General Plan for all development.

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