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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.
Welcome to the Lassen County Planning and Building Services Department webpage
This site has been developed to provide information regarding land use and development requirements administered by the Department in the unincorporated area of Lassen County
Planning and Building Services is a multi-disciplinary department providing a range of planning and development services to citizens, appointed boards, and commissions. Our Department ensures that all development is consistent with State Law, Building Codes, the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance and Development Code. We work together to protect life and property, while improving quality of life and the environment.
The Planning and Building Services Department serves as the land use information center for the County. For general information and Zoning requests please contact our office. The Department functions as a professional staff to the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, and the Airport Land Use Commission and serves on a variety of Committees. The Department disseminates information to the public regarding potential development areas for residential, commercial, industrial, and resource development and management.
Our priority is to provide efficient and effective services to those we serve, citizens, business and property owners, visitors, and stakeholders.
The Department is comprised of the following Divisions and/or functions:
Code Enforcement Division
Surface Mining and Reclamation
Williamson Act (Land Conservation Act)
Natural Resources (including groundwater)