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Community & Economic Development

3200 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Phone: 760-323-8259
TDD:     760-864-9527 
Fax:      760-322-8325
Office Hours: 
Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The  Community and Economic Development Department manages a wide portfolio of projects and activities that benefit all the residents and businesses in Palm Springs.  The Community and Economic Development Department overview may be read here.

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Business Retention Subcommittee
Community Business Forum, September 10, 2019 

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Hotel Incentive Program 
Facade Improvement Program

Downtown Parking

Downtown Revitalization Project
Kimpton Hotel Image

Tourism Economics Vacation Rental Report - February 2018

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the Tourism Economics Vacation Rental Report

Tourism Economics Vacation Rental Report 2018 Cover Photo

Former Redevelopment Agency
Property Legal Review Documents

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   Jay Virata, Director
   Community & Economic Development

  Community & Economic Development Staff:

  Community & Economic Development Department
  General Information: (760) 323-8259

  Jay Virata, Director
  (760) 323-8228

  Economic Development Program Assistant
  (760) 322-8321

  Cathy Van Horn, Economic Development & Business Assistance
  (760) 323-8175

  Dale E. Cook, Jr., Comm. Development & Affordable Housing 
  (760) 323-8198

  Annie Rodriguez, Housing Program Assistant
  (760) 323-8264

  Diana Shay, Properties, Eco. Dev. Programs & Special Projects
  (760) 323-8260 

  Jennifer Henning, Public Art and Special Projects Coordinator
  (760) 778-8408

  Patrick Tallarico, Sustainability - Manager 
  (760) 323-8214

  Daniel DeGarmo, Sustainability - Program Coordinator
  (760) 323-8248

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