Building & Planning Department COVID-19 Adaptations

The Association and its Building & Planning Department have been providing members essential functions during restrictions caused by the pandemic. Building & Planning staff continue to work efficiently to manage business while following state and county restrictions. Art Jury meetings and submittal dates are subject to change and are likely to be affected by the pandemic.

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  • Building & Planning

    The community of Rancho Santa Fe is attractive and desirable in large part due to the Protective Covenant, an agreement among property owners to preserve the character of the community and uphold the quality of future architecture. The Art Jury reviews development and building applications to ensure that new projects maintain the "high artistic result" described in the Rancho Santa Fe Protective Covenant.


  • Please Review Grading Regulation Amendment

    The Board of Directors approved for posting amendments to Chapter 41 of the Regulatory Code, Slope Protection, for posting. Read more to view the amendments and for highlights on the changes made to the existing regulation.

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  • Exterior Lighting Regulation to be Revised

    As part of an ongoing effort to update the RSF Association Regulatory Code, a revision to the Exterior Lighting Regulation will be brought to an upcoming Board meeting. Read more for the changes intended to come from this revision.

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The community of Rancho Santa Fe is attractive and desirable in large part due to the Protective Covenant, an agreement among property owners to preserve the character of the community and uphold the quality of future architecture. The Art Jury reviews development and building applications to ensure that new projects maintain the "high artistic result" described in the Rancho Santa Fe Protective Covenant.


Please Review Grading Regulation Amendment

The Board of Directors approved for posting amendments to Chapter 41 of the Regulatory Code, Slope Protection, for posting. Read more to view the amendments and for highlights on the changes made to the existing regulation.

Read More »

Exterior Lighting Regulation to be Revised

As part of an ongoing effort to update the RSF Association Regulatory Code, a revision to the Exterior Lighting Regulation will be brought to an upcoming Board meeting. Read more for the changes intended to come from this revision.

Read More »

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