Community Development

The Community Development Department guides and facilitates development in the City. This is accomplished in a spirit of creativity and with a commitment to provide the highest standard of development to preserve the health, safety, general welfare and quality of life for all people who live, work and visit Laguna Niguel. The Department is also responsible for planning and building activity within the City, and provides support to the City Council and Planning Commission. 

Contact Us

  1. Jonathan Orduna

    Community Development Director
    Phone: (949) 362-4357
    John Morgan
    Development Services Manager
    Phone: (949) 362-4332

    Erich List

    Senior Planner
    Phone: (949) 362-4322

    Adam Johnson

    Senior Planner

    Erica Roess

    Senior Planner
    Phone: (949) 362-4067

    Heidi Jacinto

    Assistant Planner
    Phone: (949) 362-4317

    Megan Sterling

    Executive Secretary 
    Phone: (949) 362-4315

    Planning Counter Hours

    8 a.m. to 4 p.m. M-F