General Information

Contact Dept

  • Phone:
    (559) 600-4078
  • Fax:
    (559) 600-4548
  • Address:
    Mailing: 2220 Tulare Street, 6th floor
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • Permits & Zoning::
    (559) 600-4540 Annex Upper Level at "M" and Tulare
  • Surveyor:
    (559) 600-4022
  • New Permits & Zoning Fax:
    (559) 455-4700
  • Email Department

 General Plan Documents and Maps

The Fresno County General Plan is a comprehensive, long-term framework for the protection of the county’s agricultural, natural, and cultural resources and for development in the county. Designed to meet State general plan requirements, it outlines policies, standards, and programs and sets out plan proposals to guide day-to-day decisions concerning Fresno County’s future.


2000 General Plan 

 Policy Document   If you are have difficulty viewing the links in the PDF document, Click Here

Final Environmental Impact Report If you are have difficulty viewing the links in the PDF document click Final EIR  or  Draft EIR

 Background Report  (Please be patient, 778 pages)
Open the document in Acrobat or Adobe Reader, then use bookmarks on left to navigate the 10 Chapters)

Economic Development Strategy 

Fresno County General Plan Economic Development Strategy Document 

Progress Report on Implementation of Fresno County Economic Development Strategy - Board of Supervisors 2008


Final Draft 5th Cycle Housing Element Update 

NOC For Fifth Cycle_Signed

IS Checklist

IS Narrative - Fifth Cycle

5th Cycle HE Final Draft

The 5th Cycle Housing Element posted above is Fresno County’s updated Housing Element. The entire Multi-Jurisdictional Housing Element update for all participating local governments (cities and county) is posted on the Fresno COG’s website at:

Fresno County Final 4th Cycle HE (December8, 2015)


General Plan Annual Progress Report 


2016 General Plan Annual Progress Report  

 Corridor Protection Program, Appendix & Visual Assessment for Proposed State Official Scenic Highway Designation for Segments of SR 180 





 Scenic Byways and Highways

New Friant Ranch Specific Plan (February 2011) 
  Community Plan  

Infrastructure Master Plan 

Specific Plan