The Department is comprised of the following Divisions and/or functions:
Planning Division Building Division
Surveyor Division Code Enforcement Division
Surface Mining and Reclamation Williamson Act (Land Conservation Act)
Natural Resources (including groundwater)
Our office located at 707 Nevada Street, Susanville, CA is open to the public.
Please wear a face covering when entering our building.
Please use Social Distancing when entering our lobby; there are decals on the floor to help maintain 6ft distance.
Use the provided hand sanitizer is available at the counter.
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 7:00am- 12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:00pm
Please see our Applications and Process Forms page for all of our available applications.
The following options continue to be available for submitting applications to the Department:
Building permit application may be submitted trough the mail with payment included in the form of a check to the following address:
Planning and Building Services Department, 707 Nevada Street, Suite 5, Susanville, CA 96130
Payments are also accepted via credit card payments over the phone
- Building permit applications may be submitted through email to firstname.lastname@example.org Once received, the Building Division will contact the applicant and take credit card payment over the phone.
We encourage you to call this Department at (530) 251-8269 or contact the Department by email at email@example.com if you have any questions regarding our permit application process. Planning application forms can be mailed or emailed upon request.
**Please note that some planning applications also have fees payable to the Environmental Health Department (codified at Lassen County Code section 3.18.120). These fees are in addition to the application fees payable to this Department. This Department collects any applicable fees payable to the Environmental Health Department at the same time fees are collected for this Department (fees can be combined into one check if desired). **
We are a public service organization that puts customer service first; provides a dynamic growth-oriented work place; and contributes through creative and motivated professionals toward shaping Lassen County as a community of choice.
To provide technical expertise and exceptional service to citizens, government and business, applying a common sense approach, in a professional, timely and cost efficient manner.