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- Agriculture Building Exemption
The procedure to exempt certain agriculture buildings from requiring a building permit.
- Alcoholic Beverage Control State License Clearance
A checklist of documentation required by the Planning Office in order to process your application for Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) State License Clearance.
- Architecture & Site Approval and ASA Small Project Exemptions
A review process typically required for commercial, institutional, office, industrial, and multi-family residential uses.
- Building Permit
A building permit must be obtained before you construct, enlarge, alter, move, replace, repair, improve, convert, or demolish any building or structure.
- Building Site Approval
A procedure generally required for new single-family home construction, and some additions.
- Certificate of Compliance
An affirmation of lot legality after historical review.
- Demolition Permit
As well as a Building Permit, a Demolition permit is necessary in order to demolish an existing structure.
- Design Review
A review procedure applicable to residential development in specified areas deemed visually sensitive.
- Drainage Permit
If your project is creating more than 2,000 square feet of net new impervious area or changing an existing drainage pattern, a drainage permit is required.
- Event Permit
Includes Events with Tents, Fireworks, Generators, and several other considerations.
A list of fees associated with various services our department offers.
- Fire Marshal Permits and Clearances
Various permits and clearances issued by the Fire Marshal's Office.
- Grading Approval
Checklist and requirements for both the Grading Approval necessary for grading on a property.
- Grading Permit
After your project has received Grading Approval from the Planning Office, you are authorized to apply for a Grading Permit.
- Lot Line Adjustment
A procedure that provides for the minor alteration of property lines between two or more contiguous lots.
- Lot Merger
A procedure to provide for the merger or two or more contiguous lots.
- Open Space Easement Compatible Use Determination
An evaluation of proposed uses and development is compatible with an open space easement.
- Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Permit
Information and Permitting requirements for a Photovoltaic (PV) Solar System
- Post Approval Monitoring
- Pre-Screening Process
The pre-screening process is an optional review for property owners, architects, engineers and developers that provides preliminary project evaluation by County agency staff prior to application submittal.
- Renewable Energy Permits
Information and procedures to apply for an Electric-Vehicle charging station, Wind Turbine system, or Fuel Cell Power Generating System
- Rezoning, Zone Changes,
and Zoning Interpretation
Information and procedures to have the zoning of a property interpreted for a specific use, or to apply for a rezoning or zone change for a property.
- Special Permit
A special permit is necessary for uses presumed to be generally appropriate within a zoning district, but whose intensity, impact, or other characteristics require discretionary review.
The subdivision procedure provides for the division of land for the purpose of sale, lease, or financing.
- Temporary Residence
A bonding procedure to allow for the limited-time occupancy of a mobile home or recreational vehicle during the permitted construction of a dwelling or following a casualty event.
- Tree Removal
Information for the permit necessary to remove a protected tree.
- Underground Utility Waiver
A petition to evaluate special circumstances that may warrant an exception to the requirement for the underground installation of utilities.
- Use Permit
A permit required for certain intensive uses on a property.
A discretionary review to consider a request for exceptions from certain development standards.
- Williamson Act Compatible Use Determination
An evaluation of proposed uses and development on a Williamson Act contracted property to be compatible with and incidental to the commercial agricultural use as required.