What is the population of La Quinta?
As of January, 2012, the official population of La Quinta is 37,467. Please visit the California State Department of Finance, Demographic Research Unit for more information.
What is the La Quinta General Plan?
The City of La Quinta General Plan is a state-mandated, comprehensive, long-range vision of La Quinta's development and preservation policies. The General Plan is comprehensive because it addresses all geographic areas of the City and its sphere of influence, and the relationships between social, financial, environmental and physical characteristics. To view the City's General Plan, or if you would like to obtain a copy of the General Plan, contact the Planning Department at (760) 777-7125.
The Planning Department is currently updating the General Plan. Click here for more information about the update.
Who is on the Planning Commission and what do they do?
Please click here for a list of the five members of the Planning Commission as well as a description of the responsibilities of the Commission.
When and where does the Planning Commission meet?
The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at La Quinta City Hall, located at 78-495 Calle Tampico. Click here for more information about past and upcoming Planning Commission meetings.
How can I find out the zoning and permitted uses for my property?
After obtaining your property zoning by clicking here, please see either the Residential Table of Permitted Uses or the Non-Residential Table of Permitted Uses.
What are the setbacks and other development standards for my residential property?
Click here for the City of La Quinta table of Residential Development Standards.