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 Mandate
Important Biological Corridor Map
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El Dorado County has upgraded the public TRAKiT software.
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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)
Zoning Ordinance – Update to Chapter 130.41 (Commercial Cannabis) –
Ordinance No. 5124 adopted by the Board of Supervisors May 12th, 2020 (Effective June 11th, 2020)
Although Lodging is allowed to open up in Phase 3, there is still a statewide nonessential travel ban in place. VHRs may not be rented to anyone traveling from outside of the community where the property exists. Follow the County Facebook page for the latest updates.
You can find the Governor's Resilience Road-map here: https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap/
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocates $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. **Click here for more information**
El Dorado County is offering On-Call Planning Services Consultants to assist with discretionary project application processing including Planning Review and CEQA Analysis.
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**We've updated our Fees and Policies & Procedures, Resolution 186-2019. View it here.** This is effective December 22, 2019.
New applications and other submittals are still being processed by email and/or mail and appointments are being held by phone. Please contact the Planning Department for questions regarding applications at (530) 621-5355
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 currently experiencing a substantial increase in permit applications. As a result, the turnaround times for plan checks and permit reviews are taking longer than usual . We apologize for the inconvenience. 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
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Planning Services web pages. If you have any questions, please call our Ombudsman, Katie Rider, at 530-621-5352.
Historic Design Zoning Overlay Webpage
El Dorado County Vegetation Management and Defensible Space
Costco Fact Sheet (Updated 6/28/2019)
2004 El Dorado County General Plan-Update to Chapter 10-Economic Development Element-Resolution No. 216-2019 adopted by the Board of Supervisors December 10, 2019
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)
UPDATE: Public Comment Period for Dorado Oaks Tentative Subdivision Map Notice of Preparation (NOP) Extended Until Thursday, September 12, 2019.
Dorado Oaks Tentative Subdivision Map Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting (TM18-1538,Z19-0005,PD19-0005)
Tilden Park Project Supplemental Notice of Preparation Extended Comment Period and Second Open House
The Vineyards at El Dorado Hills Project Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Report Extended Public Review Period
Tilden Park Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report
The Vineyards At El Dorado Hills Project Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Report
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