Welcome to Community & Economic Development

Welcome to the City of Riverside Community & Economic Development Department. The Community & Economic Development Department is comprised of distinct divisions: Arts & Cultural Affairs, Building & Safety, Code Enforcement, Planning, and Real Property Services/Successor Agency, with each having a role to serve the public, facilitate investment consistent with community expectations, and advance our City’s outstanding quality of place through efforts aligned with important programs and initiatives within the City of Riverside. On behalf of the dedicated and talented people who comprise the Community & Economic Development Department, we invite you to enjoy the information on our website, visit our offices, or contact any member of our team. We look forward to working with you in the near future.

Mission Statement

The Community & Economic Development Department is committed to the highest level of public service through neighborhood enrichment, arts, innovation, safety in our built environment, and economic growth that collectively improves the quality of place for our community.