Applications and Fees

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Planning Applications and Fees

All Planning permits require a completed application form with the property owner(s) original signature, a fee payment, and required submittal materials in order to be accepted at the Public Counter. Prior to submitting an application, please consult with a Planner to determine the requirements for your project at the Public Counter, by phone at (818) 238-5250, or by email at

All plans submitted with a Planning Application are expected to meet these Standard Plan Details.

Please click on the TYPE OF PROJECT you are pursuing to identify the required Planning application form(s), fee(s), and submittal requirements. If you don't see a category that describes your project, try Other Applications and Fees.










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Application In-Take Appointments

Most Planning applications do not require an appointment and can be submitted at the Public Counter during counter hours. The following projects require scheduled in-take appointments:

  • Large development projects,
  • Projects pursuing map or text amendments to Zoning, a Specific Plan, or General Plan, or
  • Wireless telecommunication facilities.

To make an appointment, please contact the Planning Division by phone at (818) 238 - 5250 or by email at

Application Fees

Application fees are approved by the City Council each year and become effective on July 1st in conjunction with adoption of the City budget for the coming fiscal year. All Planning Application fees are due at the time of application submittal. Planning application fees include fees charged for application review by other City Departments, such as Public Works. 

Payment of fees may be provided by cash, check (made payable to the "City of Burbank"), or credit card (Visa or MasterCard). For credit card transactions, an administrative fee of 3% per transaction will be charged.

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