The Planning and Economic Development Department promotes the orderly development and growth of Compton’s commercial districts and residential neighborhoods through the expeditious delivery of technical expertise and financial resources. This web page and links allow us to provide news of Department activities, access to information, application forms, and connection with organizations and services to assist you in achieving your development goals. Our goal for each visit to the PED Department, whether by phone, in person or online, is that the exchange will be a friendly and informative one.
Providing excellent customer service as well as receiving your feedback is important to us. So if further assistance is needed call us at (310) 605-5532. We look forward to working together with you toward Birthing A New Compton!
The Planning and Economic Development Department was formed in the fall of 2004, combining the former departments of Planning and Economic Resources Development.
Currently the PED Department is comprised of three divisions:
Planning and Zoning (310) 605-5532
Reviews development proposals for consistency with City plans, ordinances and design guidelines and facilitates the creation of a community vision and land use policies for the future growth of Compton.
Business Services (310) 605-6258
Supports ongoing business investment in the community through business development workshops, low-interest loans and grants. Administers business assistance programs including commercial façade improvement and Enterprise Zone.
Grants Management (310) 605-5580
Responsible for the acquisition and management of local, State and Federal grant funds to support community nonprofit organizations, City beautification, health and safety initiatives.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Fax Number (310) 761-1488
Planning and Economic Development Staff
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m. Closed Friday.
205 S. Willowbrook Avenue, Compton, CA 90220