Our office will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2020
and Friday, November 27, 2020, for the Thanksgiving holiday
Writ of Mandate from the Superior Court of the State of California
The executed Writ of Mandate suspends approval of construction and Oak Woodland removal permits in the Highway 50 corridor, defined as the mapped Important Biological Corridors (IBC) running north to south of Highway 50.Executed Writ of MandateImportant Biological Corridor Map
The executed Writ of Mandate suspends approval of construction and Oak Woodland removal permits in the Highway 50 corridor, defined as the mapped Important Biological Corridors (IBC) running north to south of Highway 50.
Executed Writ of Mandate
Important Biological Corridor Map
On-Call Planning Services Consultants
El Dorado County is offering On-Call Planning Services Consultants to assist with discretionary project application processing including Planning Review and CEQA Analysis. Click here for more information
During this time, Planning Commission meetings will be limited to hear only those items related to immediate health-life-safety issues and those where social distancing can be achieved. Technology allowing remote participation is being utilized. Please contact (530)621-5355 if you have a question regarding an agenda item or a project in your area.
We're all in it together during this uncertain time!
The Planning and Building Department is committed to providing you with the best customer service. Our lobby is currently open to the public. We're experiencing a substantial increase in permit applications, and as a result, the turnaround times for plan checks and permit reviews are taking longer than usual. Please know we are diligently working to get your plan check and/or permit review completed as quickly as possible so your permit can be issued. You can check on the status of your permit through our online Permit Status link on the Building and Planning Services web pages. If you have any questions on the permit process or your building permit, please call us at (530) 621-5315. For other questions please reach out to our Ombudsman, Katie Rider, at 530-621-5352. We apologize in advance for any delay you may encounter.
Ecological Preserve Fee and Oak Woodland Conservation Fee Programs
Pursuant to Section 66006 of the California Government Code, the County is required to make available to the public specific information related to the prior year's activity for the County's mitigation fee programs. Attachments A, B, and C provide the information required by Section 66006 for the County's Ecological Preserve Fee and Oak Woodland Mitigation Fee programs:
Zoning Ordinance – Update to Chapter 130.42 (Cultivation of Cannabis for Personal Use) –
Ordinance No. 5122 adopted by the Board of Supervisors May 5th, 2020 (Effective May 5th, 2020)
On September 10, 2019, the County Board of Supervisors adopted the following Zoning Ordinance Commercial Cannabis Amendments:
Ordinance 5109 (Measure N-Permitting & Enforcement);
Ordinance 5110 (Measures P & Q-Outdoor Uses);
Ordinance 5111 (Measures R & S-Indoor Uses); and
Ordinance 5112 (Matrix of Allowed Uses)
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