Planning & Transportation Division


Popular Planning Topics & Projects

Possible Interim Development Control Ordinance (IDCO): At the request of many residents of Burbank, the City Council is considering interim development controls for properties zoned R-1 and R-1-H. The changes could affect your ability to expand, remodel, or build a new home. The Council will continue to discuss this item on March 17, 2015, and may adopt the controls on March 31, 2015. The nature of the changes are uncertain at this time. Please click on the following link for more information regarding Building permits and Planning entitlements for the time period from March 18, 2015, through March 31, 2015.

Housing Element button IDCO: Processing Single-Family Applications for Building Permits and Planning Entitlements from March 18 through March 31, 2015.


Map button Click here to learn more about Current Planning projects in Burbank


NCPM button  Disney Studios Development Agreement Amendment 


Wireless logo   Proposed Update to Wireless Telecommunications Facilities Ordinance


Housing Element button Proposed "First Street Village" Mixed Use Project in downtown Burbank


VPS-Icon Amending Definitions Related to Residential Uses


Exceptional-Project Proposed Criteria for Exceptional Projects and Projects in Transit Centers


Airport News Proposed Airport Replacement Terminal and Opportunity Site Development 


linkBurbank Icon Airport Area Planning Information


Zoning News Proposed Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance


Interstate 5 logo Empire Avenue Interchange Project


Alameda North Neighborhood Protection Program


CHSR Logo (mini) California High Speed Rail Project


southchannelegret South Channel Bikeway


Bike route logo (mini) San Fernando Bikeway


Housing Element button Burbank2035 General Plan


Our Mission

The Planning and Transportation Division provides policy recommendations regarding the long-term growth of the community and guides development and mobility through administration of the City’s plans and codes. We are committed to proactive, community-based planning, and to a livable, sustainable community.

Our mission is to provide education, information, recommendation, and leadership to residents, businesses, and decision makers so that Burbank can sustain a high quality of life characterized by choices in housing and transportation, efficient use of public infrastructure, distinctive community character, and active public participation.


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