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Community Development Services

Community Development Services (CDS)


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Mission Statement

The mission of the Community Development Services is to deliver effective public service that coordinates development in El Dorado County with the goals of ensuring public safety, maintaining environmental sensitivity, and improving economic prosperity.

Need help with a permit or planning issue? Contact the Community Development Services Ombudsman HERE.




You can now schedule an appointment online, or jump in line from your computer! Click on the Qless image to get started.                   


Zones of Benefit  (County Service Area Zones of Benefit - California Government Code Section 25210 allows for the formation of county service areas in unincorporated areas, providing an alternative method of furnishing additional services and the levy of special taxes or benefit assessments to pay for the services. County service areas do not provide revenue; the zones of benefit provide funding for services.

El Dorado County Community Development Services Adopting Fees for Agency Services

Caltrans to hold public meeting Wed., May 4 at 5:30 pm on Camino Safety Improvement Project

Partial Recirculated Draft EIR for Central El Dorado Hills Specific Plan Released 4/22/16 for 45-day Public Review Period Posted 05/04/2016

El Dorado County Roads Fact Sheet - Posted 05/04/2016