El Dorado County's Economic Development Division wants to hear from you about your
business successes and challenges. Your feedback is important to us.
**Please take this 2-3 minute survey here to let us know what you think.**
**We've updated our Fees and Policies & Procedures, Resolution 186-2019. View it here.**
This is effective December 22, 2019.
We're currently experiencing a substantial increase in permit applications. As a result, the wait times for walk-in customers in the lobby are taking longer than usual. We apologize for the inconvenience. We value everyone’s time and want to provide the best customer service possible. Customers with appointments are assisted prior to walk-in customers. We accommodate all walk-in customers signed in by 11:00 AM.
We strongly encourage you to use our online scheduling to minimize your wait. Click here to schedule an appointment.
If you have any questions, please call our Ombudsman, Katie Rider, at 530-621-5352.
The El Dorado Hills Fire Department will resume services related to residential fire sprinklers in the
El Dorado Hills Fire District Boundary, effective October 1, 2019.
Click HERE for more information.
Beginning October 1, 2019, new Building Valuation Data (BVD) will be used to calculate permit fees.
You can view the updated BVD table here.
PERMITS IN PROCESS
We're currently experiencing a substantial increase in permit applications. As a result, the turnaround times for plan checks and permit reviews are taking longer than usual . We apologize for the inconvenience. Please know we are diligently working to get your plan check and/or permit review completed as quickly as possible so your permit can be issued. You can check on the status of your permit through our online Permit Status link on the Building and Planning Services web pages. If you have any questions, please call our Ombudsman, Katie Rider, at 530-621-5352.
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New ADA Law Effective January 1, 2019 Information Regarding Disability Access
New Transportation Impact Mitigation Fees, Effective August 27, 2018Updated Transportation Impact Fees (TIM Fees)
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)
El Dorado County's Waste Management Requirements for Construction sites.
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 Planning and Building Department's Ombudsman.
phone: (530) 621-5315
South Lake Tahoe:
phone: (530) 573-3330
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