General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Building and Planning Services

Planning and Building Liaison

California's codes and regulations can be challenging for its citizens.  El Dorado County understands that not everyone is familiar with the rules and processes that are involved.  The liaison position was created to help our customers through these processes and to bring resolution to issues that may arise.  The liaison works as an advocate for the customer, answering questions and coordinating with various County organizations to make customer interactions as trouble-free as possible. 

For questions regarding building fee estimates and costs related to building permits, please contact the Building Department at 530-621-5315 or email for the Placerville office or for the South Lake Tahoe office. CLICK HERE for the process of obtaining a building permit.

For an inspection request, please contact 530-621-5377 or email

For questions regarding zoning and parcel development, please contact Planning Services at 530-621-5355 or email

For questions regarding plot sales at County-operated cemeteries or cemetery information, please contact Cemetery Administration at 530-621-7594 or email

For questions regarding the Placerville or Georgetown Airport, fee schedule, or hangar availability, please contact the Airport Division at 530-622-0459 or email

Reasons to contact the liaison:

  • **Comments.  Feedback.  Assistance.**
  • If you need help in the application process
  • If you are experiencing difficulty in the permitting process or getting a permit issued
  • If you are receiving conflicting information from staff or other County agencies
  • If you don’t understand the requirements for your submittal
  • If you have questions regarding the review/inspection process


For assistance with your processing needs, comments, or feedback,

please contact the liaison at or 530-621-5595,

or you can leave comments and feedback through the online Customer Service Questionnaire.