Zoning Administrator

Zoning Administrator Meetings

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Governor of the State of California has issued Executive Order N-29-20 and Order N-25-20 establishing social distancing measures and suspending provisions of the Brown Act. For this reason, we ask that you view the meeting and comment remotely.

Viewing the Meeting and Comment Remotely

Links to view each meeting are posted on the on the Friday before each meeting. Public comment on all agenda items as well as general public comment will be taken at the prescribed time. Please submit only one comment per agenda item number and only one general public comment.

Listen or Watch the live stream of the Zoning Administrator Meeting in two ways: 

  1. https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86599462366 Password: 604225
  2. Call in via telephone at 346 248-7799, enter meeting id 865 9946 2366 Password: 604225

Email Public Comment

To submit public comment to the Zoning Administrator, please email planningclerk@co.humboldt.ca.us and provide your name and the agenda item number(s) on which you wish to speak. If you do not have access to email, a voicemail may be left at (707) 445-7541 and will follow the same procedure as email public comments. All public comment submitted after the agenda has been published will be included with the administrative record after the fact.

Public Comment Instructions During the Meeting

Participate in the public comment period of the meeting in the following two ways:

  1. Via Computer as an Attendee: To raise your hand, click the Raise Hand icon on the bottom of the Zoom window. When you click the Raise Hand icon, a hand icon will appear next to your name that will notify the host your hand is raised. You will also see the hand icon turn green, When you want to lower your hand, you can click the hand icon again. When you are called upon to speak, the Zoom platform will ask you for permission to unmute your mic. If you encounter any issues, please use the call-in option below.
  2.  Via Phone Call Using or Landline: When the Zoning Administrator meeting begins, call in to the conference line. When the Planning Commissioner starts to discuss the item you wish to comment on, press *9 to raise your hand. When you are called upon to speak, you will be prompted to unmute your mic.

The County of Humboldt is committed to providing equal access to all county programs, services, and activities through the provision of accommodations for individuals with disabilities as required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). With 72 hours prior notice, a request for reasonable accommodation or modification can be made. Please contact the Planning Commission clerk by phone at 707-445-7541 or by email at planningclerk@co.humboldt.ca.us, or contact the ADA Coordinator by phone at 844-365-0352 or by email at ada@co.humboldt.ca.us.

This Zoning Administrator Meeting Notice is also available via PDF.


  • 10 a.m.
  • Typically scheduled on Thursdays, based upon the number of projects ready for hearing
  • Planning and Building Department
    Conference Room
    3015 H St.
    Eureka, CA 95501

Agenda Information

Any person may appear and present testimony on any matter before the Zoning Administrator. At any time prior to opening the public hearing on an application, the Zoning Administer may pull an item from the agenda and refer the application to the Humboldt County Planning Commission for hearing and decision.

If this project is referred for hearing to the Planning Commission, the county will provide public notice of the new hearing in accordance with provisions of state law.

Persons wishing to file documentation on any agenda item for the official record must submit an original and four (4) copies of each document to the Zoning Administrator Clerk at the Planning and Building Department, 3015 H Street in Eureka.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
View All Agendas and Minutes

Contact Information

General questions regarding the Zoning Administrator, the permit process, submission of materials, and other information not specific to a project may be obtained from the Current Planning Division of the Planning and Building Department by calling 707-445-7541, e-mailing the planning clerk, or visiting:

3015 H St.
Eureka, CA 95501