Riverside County Planning Department - Design Guidelines
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Countywide Design Standards & Guidelines - Amended August 2014

Second Supervisorial District Design Guidelines - Last Updated: October 2002

The 2nd District Design Guidelines are applicable to all current Commercial projects. They also apply to Residential projects approved by the Board of Supervisors prior to January 13, 2004. For Residential projects approved after 1/13/04, please see Countywide Design Standards & Guidelines above.

Third & Fifth District Design Guidelines - Last Updated: July 2001

The 3rd & 5th District Design Guidelines are applicable to all current Commercial projects. They also apply to Residential projects approved by the Board of Supervisors prior to January 13, 2004. For Residential projects approved after 1/13/04, please see Countywide Design Standards & Guidelines above.

Bermuda Dunes Design Guidelines - Adopted: May 13, 2008

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Logo Use Guidelines / Logo Files

In order to maintain unique characters of many diverse communities, the Riverside County Planning Department has developed community specific design guidelines for several Riverside County communities. To ensure consistency in their implementation, the Planning Department has developed Logo Style Guides for these design guidelines.

Desert Edge Design Guidelines - Adopted: December 23, 2008

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Lakeview Nuevo Design Guidelines - Adopted: August 1, 2006

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Design Guidelines

Logo Use Guidelines / Logo Files

In order to maintain unique characters of many diverse communities, the Riverside County Planning Department has developed community specific design guidelines for several Riverside County communities. To ensure consistency in their implementation, the Planning Department has developed Logo Style Guides for these design guidelines.

Mecca Design Guidelines - Adopted: July 21, 2009

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Design Guidelines

Logo Use Guidelines

In order to maintain unique characters of many diverse communities, the Riverside County Planning Department has developed community specific design guidelines for several Riverside County communities. To ensure consistency in their implementation, the Planning Department has developed Logo Style Guides for these design guidelines.

Temecula Valley Wine Country Design Guidelines - Adopted: March 11, 2014

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"The Temecula Valley Wine Country Design Guidelines" is a critical component of the community plan. The design guidelines will ensure the necessary guidance toward accomplishing a common vision for this unique community. The Design Guidelines include appendixes for the Rancho California Road and De Portola Road streetscape design and signage program adopted on December 2010 and modified on December 03, 2013.

Temescal Valley Design Guidelines - Adopted: March 20, 2007

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Design Guidelines

Logo Use Guidelines / Logo Files

In order to maintain unique characters of many diverse communities, the Riverside County Planning Department has developed community specific design guidelines for several Riverside County communities. To ensure consistency in their implementation, the Planning Department has developed Logo Style Guides for these design guidelines.

Thermal Design Guidelines - Adopted: July 21, 2009

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Design Guidelines

Logo Use Guidelines / Logo Files

In order to maintain unique characters of many diverse communities, the Riverside County Planning Department has developed community specific design guidelines for several Riverside County communities. To ensure consistency in their implementation, the Planning Department has developed Logo Style Guides for these design guidelines.

Vista Santa Rosa Design Guidelines - Adopted: September 28, 2004

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Design Guidelines

Logo Use Guidelines / Logo Files

In order to maintain unique characters of many diverse communities, the Riverside County Planning Department has developed community specific design guidelines for several Riverside County communities. To ensure consistency in their implementation, the Planning Department has developed Logo Style Guides for these design guidelines.

Rubidoux Village Design Workbook

Infrastructure Design and Public Art Presentation

The following presentation is a Flash based slide show (click here to download the free Flash Media Player) created by the Planning Department. It is meant to inspire creative thinking about infrastructure design in our environment. This includes bridge design, freeway sound wall design, public art and other areas.

Automobile Resale Center Design Guidelines

These guidelines were last updated on 8/22/2001.

Riverside County Guide to Trees, Shrubs & Ground Covers and Water Budget Formula

Oak Tree Management Guidelines

Approved by the Board of Supervisors on March 2, 1993

Community Vision and Concept Plans

Community Vision and Concept Plans are documents developed in conjunction with local communities in order determine the current and future needs of a community. Once these plans are created, they are used to develop implementing policy documents, design guidelines, and/or ordinances. Below are Community Vision and Concept Plans that have been developed by communities, but have yet to be included in implementing policy documents, design guidelines, and/or ordinances.

Vista Santa Rosa Land Use Concept Plan

On June 17, 2008, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the proposed Vista Santa Rosa Land Use Concept Plan for inclusion in the County's 2008-09 General Plan update proposal, and to provide guidance for development proposals in Vista Santa Rosa, prior to the adoption of the GP update, expected to occur in December 2009. The VSR plan will be included in the General Plan update Environmental Impact Report and public hearings before the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors, all expected to occur during 2009, thereby providing opportunities for public review and input, prior to its adoption with the GP update. To view the proposed VSR Land Use Concept Plan, see links below.
VSR Land Use Concept Plan Text (pdf)
VSR Land Use Concept Plan Map (pdf)
Table 2A - ALUC Basic Compatibility Criteria (pdf)

Anza Community Vision and Goals (Under development with General Plan Amendment No. 960)