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Planning Office
570 Pacific St
Monterey, CA 93940
Voice: (831) 646-3885
Fax: (831) 646-3408

Hours:

8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
Closed: 12pm - 1pm
Planners are available from 10am -12pm and 1pm - 3pm

Kimberly Cole
Community Development Director
cole@monterey.org

Ande Flower
Principal Planner
flower@monterey.org

Fernanda Roveri
Senior Associate Planner
roveri@monterey.org

Chris Schmidt
Senior Associate Planner
schmidt@monterey.org

Christy Sabdo
Associate Planner
sabdo@monterey.org

Jennifer Cleary
Administrative Assistant
cleary@monterey.org

Welcome to the Planning Office, a division of the Community Development Department. Planning staff is committed to excellent customer service. Our goal is to make information accessible to the public and to make our permitting process as user-friendly as possible.

We focus our priorities on projects that will achieve the City Council-adopted Vision, Value Drivers and Strategic Initiatives.

Planning staff is constantly developing and sharpening a variety of planning tools to help clarify land use regulations, stimulate economic development, and ensure preservation of the City's neighborhood character and historic resources. If you want more information, please give us a call.


21 July 2020
07/21/2020: City of Monterey Seeking Proposals to Develop City-Owned Properties for Affordable Housing

07/21/2020: City of Monterey Seeking Proposals to Develop City-Owned Properties for Affordable Housing

The City of Monterey is pleased to announce a development opportunity for four City-owned sites located in the Downtown Specific Plan area. The City is seeking proposals for the development of these properties for affordable housing projects. Development teams experienced in high quality, multi-family affordable housing are invited to submit their development proposals by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 4th, 2020 to the City’s Housing Programs Office. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

15:30 04 September 2020
Request For Proposals Affordable Housing Development Opportunity, due Friday, September 4, 2020

Request For Proposals Affordable Housing Development Opportunity, due Friday, September 4, 2020

The City of Monterey (“City”) is pleased to announce the development opportunity for four City-owned sites located in the Downtown Specific Plan area (the “Project Sites”). The City invites experienced affordable housing development teams that have demonstrated the ability to design, build, and manage multi-family affordable housing projects in California to submit development proposals for one or more of the sites (“Project”).

The City seeks proposals that focus on affordable housing for a range of affordable income levels; however, all units must be limited to income qualified households with incomes below 120 percent or lower of the area median income (“AMI”). The Project must include high quality design, development, financing, construction, and management.

Prospective developers must submit development proposals to the City detailing the proposed development, developer background, comparable project experience, project vision, conceptual architectural design, and financing plan. The City intends to compile a short list of developers, conduct a series of interviews, and ultimately select a preferred developer for each site.

Once terms are reached following initial negotiations, the selected developer will enter into an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (“ENA”) with the City.  The ENA will allow the selected developer(s) sufficient time to complete its due diligence on the Project Site(s) and provide a process for the negotiation and preparation of subsequent transaction documents ultimately leading to actual development of the Project.  

Interested parties should submit one (1) sealed hard copy, plus one electronic copy, of the proposal no later than 4:00 p.m. on September 4, 2020.  Proposals will not be accepted after this time. Proposals should be addressed to:

City of Monterey
c/o Grant Leonard, AICP, Housing Programs Office
City Hall
570 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

For questions, please contact Grant Leonard by email, leonard@monterey.org, or by phone, 831-646-3995. 

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