Planning & Building Divisions

  1. Advance Planning Division

    The Advance Planning Division prepares and updates the General Plan and Land Use and Development Codes, provides public information as requested by maintaining a geographical information system (GIS), manages a General Plan implementation grant program, and conducts special studies as needed.

  2. Building Inspection Division

    The Building Inspection Division is part of the Planning and Building Department and is responsible for processing building permit applications, collecting fees, reviewing construction plans, conducting field inspections and resolving building code violations.

  3. Cannabis Services Division

    The Cannabis Services Division provides permitting services and implements the Commercial Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance.

  4. Current Planning Division

    The Current Planning Division's principal work is processing permit applications for subdivisions, lot line adjustments, special permits, and use permits.

  5. Development Assistance Division

    The Development Assistance Division provides development services to the public, modernizes and maintains systems used for managing planning and building permit applications and fees, updates and maintains print and digital outreach materials for the public, tracks customer complaints and feedback, and manages the code compliance program.

  6. Housing Division

    The Housing Division works to increase the supply of affordable housing for residents in the unincorporated areas of the county.