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Planning & Development
Adopted Expenditures
By Program 2017-18 Adopted Change from 2016-17 Adopted
Administration & Support
 
$2,872,154
14%
$119,151
4.3%
Permitting
 
$13,207,273
65%
$600,616
4.8%
Coastal Mitigation
 
$1,288,812
6%
$248,144
23.8%
Code Enforcement
 
$598,000
3%
$42,682
7.7%
Long Range Planning
 
$2,399,216
12%
$49,055
2.1%
Total Department
 
$20,365,455
100%
$1,059,648
5.5%
Mission Statement

To plan for and promote reasonable, productive, safe, and sustainable use of land to foster economic, social, cultural, and environmental vitality across the County by providing quality policy development, planning, permitting, and inspection services under the policy direction of the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commissions.

About the Department

The Planning and Development Department has five Budget Programs:  

Administration & Support 

Permitting 

Coastal Mitigation 

Code Enforcement 

Long Range Planning

 

The Department strives to create and maintain great communities, including a quality built and natural environment, through its programs.  The Department:

Provides information to the public about zoning, building, grading, and petroleum regulations.

Ensures safe construction through the review of plans and inspection of buildings throughout construction.

Responds to public complaints regarding building, grading, petroleum, and zoning issues.

Reviews private development projects to ensure consistency with State Law, Comprehensive Plans, and Zoning Ordinances.

Ensures compliance with permit conditions.

Oversees oil and gas and mining development, including permitting facilities and ensuring facilities comply with permits.

Manages and updates the Comprehensive Plan.  Researches and develops land use policies, programs, and ordinances at the direction of the Board of Supervisors to foster long range economic, social, cultural, and environmental vitality throughout the County.

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