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

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 Department Overview

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.

Incentive Programs

Hotel Incentive Program 
Facade Improvement Program

Downtown Development

Downtown Parking

Downtown Revitalization Project
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Tourism Economics Vacation Rental Report
Tourism Economics Vacation Rental Report 2018 Cover Photo

Former Redevelopment Agency
Property Legal Review Documents

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 Staff Directory

   Jay Virata, Director
   Community & Economic Development

  Community & Economic Development Staff:

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

  Jay Virata - (760) 323-8228
  Economic Development Program Assistant - (760) 322-8321 

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

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

  Diana Shay - (760) 323-8260 
  Properties, Economic Development & Business Assistance

  Jennifer Henning -  (760) 778-8408
  Economic Development & Business Assistance

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

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

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