Specific plans are established to implement and regulate land use and development within a specific project boundary. In most instances specific plans supersede the original zoning of the land unless otherwise specified.
Central Business District Design Guidelines (CBD Guidelines.PDF) - This illustrated document provides guidance for construction and rehabilitation of private and public development within Downtown Fullerton, including building materials and design, signage, lighting, and street furniture. Includes a map showing the boundaries of the Downtown Business District.
Design Guidelines for Residential Preservation Zones - Construction and improvement guidelines for properties in the Residential Preservation Zones of Fullerton are provided in this document. Included are many color illustrations and maps showing the neighborhoods subject to review under these guidelines.
Development Guidelines for new construction or remodelling in this rural neighborhood. (Pico St., Carhart Ave., Johnson Pl., Stephens Ave., Beverly Dr., Rose Dr., Ramona Dr., Arroyo Dr. and portions of Fern Dr. and Valley View Dr.) A map is included to help you determine if your property is included in this area.
The Fullerton Plan
Digital version of the City's General Plan, titled The Fullerton Plan. California State law requires each city to adopt a comprehensive, long-range plan for its physical development. Planners, elected officials and the community use the General Plan to guide future land use decisions. Download The Fullerton Plan in Adobe PDF format.
Fullerton Through the Years A document containing color photographs and descriptive histories of many Fullerton buildings and features.
Landscape Plant List -An informational document describing drought resistant plant materials suited for our local climate and soil conditions. The document contains separate listings for fire retardant, erosion control and other special purpose plant materials, as well as a list of rare and native California plants. This document is for informational purposes only and is not part of the city's landscape ordinance. For more information on Fullerton's Landscape Ordinance, please click here.
Airport Master Plan Development Prepared in May 2004 this study provides plans for the future development of the Fullerton Municipal Airport.
The LHMP identifies the City's vulnerability to natural disasters and sets goals and objectives for reducing loss of life and property to disasters such as floods, wildfires, severe weather and earthquake hazards.
Policy and procedures to evaluate a project for General Plan consistency (LOS analysis) and CEQA compliance (VMT analysis) and address, through project conditions and mitigation measures, any corresponding effects on transportation or potential significant impacts.