To request an inspection by phone, please call (530) 621-5377 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. You will need your permit #, APN, and address. To Schedule an inspection online, Click here
Now available- Expedited Residential Roof Mounted Solar System Permits – By using
this process roof mounted solar systems may be issued over the counter.
Residential Roof Mount Photo Voltaic System Permit Checklist can now be found in Handouts/Checklists
Public Notification- Release of Official Maps of Earthquake Fault Zones Effective June 10, 2016. These
maps show the general location of the Official Earthquake Fault Zones within the County of El Dorado. Detailed maps can be seen at the Department of Conservation, California Geological Survey website http://www.conservation.ca.gov/CGS/Pages/Index.aspx. (Posted 06-15-2016)
Traffic Impact Mitigation (TIM) Fee
Fire District Mitigation Fee
School District Impact Fee
Ecological Preserve Fee
Did you know your Board of Supervisors has an established amnesty program for structures built without a required permit? In the interest of public safety, an owner will not be penalized when they voluntarily reveal work done without a permit and secure a permit for that work. All usual fees will still be required, however, no penalty fees will be due.
Fee Resolution 079-2016. To review the county policy on how to obtain a permit on a non-permitted structure, please use this link:
Residential Structures Built Without a Permit
Effective January 1, 2017 - NEW BUILDING CODES!
All permit applications received on or after January 1, 2017 will have to comply with the new California Building Codes.
California Building Standards In Effect New Solar Eligibility Checklists (effective January 1, 2017)AB 2188 (2016) SFD Solar Central String Inverter PacketAB 2188 (2016) SFD Solar Micro Inverter Packet Need help with a permit or planning issue? Click HERE to contact the Community Development Agency Ombudsman.
Additional information about building and land use in the Tahoe Basin can be found at
TRPA Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
Survey. How are we doing? Send an easy to use Customer Satisfaction Questionnaire directly to the Development Services Director.
The mission of the Development Services Department is to: Guide land use and development consistent with the General Plan, Building Codes & related regulations, by providing accurate, timely and courteous professional and technical services to our customers, to maintain the County's unique quality of life, protect public safety and the environment & promote economic vitality for current and future generations.
phone: (530) 621-5315
phone: (530) 573-3330
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