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The next Santa Cruz County Planning Department Zoning Administrator meeting is being held on: Friday, August 06, 2021 beginning at 9:00 am.

*Please see agenda posted here.

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+1 916 318 9542

CONFERENCE ID: 127 931 398 #

The Santa Cruz County  Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to review proposed changes to ADU regulations on: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at their regular meeting beginning at 9:00 am. Meeting attendance instructions will be posted here. Visit the County's ADU webpage to learn more.

County offices will be closed on dates that the Board of Supervisors has approved furloughs of staff to reduce the County budget.  Click here for furlough dates.

County of Santa Cruz
Planning Department
Beginning June 3rd the Planning Department will offer appointments for certain services, in addition to services that are available through a variety of electronic methods.
To apply for an ePermit (reroof, water heater, etc):

Click Here for the Temporary Use Permit Application

To submit a building permit application
with building plans for review:

For zoning information and to make an appointment: or call 831-454-2130

To schedule a discretionary permit intake appointment:
call 831-454-3252
To contact us for information or to schedule an appointment:
(Masks will be required for all appointments)