General Information

Contact Dept

  • Phone:
    (559) 600-4078
  • Fax:
    (559) 600-4548
  • Address:
    2220 Tulare Street, 6th floor
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • Permits & Zoning Phone:
    (559) 600-4540
  • New Permits & Zoning Fax:
    (559) 455-4700
  • Email Department

About Public Works and Planning

More than 350 dedicated men and women, serving the residents of unincorporated Fresno County.  

Our services include road maintenance, building permits, parks and recreation, tourism, recycling, code enforcement, land use, community development, and much, much more.  

The seven divisions of Public Works and Planning are committed to: 
Delivering quality service
Ensuring Safety
Developing communities 
Complying with laws and regulations

Customer Service is our priority

The Department of Public Works and Planning strives to provide the highest level of service. Providing your feedback through the Customer Satisfaction Survey helps us to continue to provide good service.  If you have not done so already, please take a minute to complete our Customer Satisfaction Survey.  Thank you.

Customer Service Graph July 2015 - December 2015


What's NEW in Public Works and Planning


Calendar Graphic Click HERE to find meetings, events, office closure, submittal dates...     Water Bill

Online Payment for Water Bills

 5th Sycle HE Draft Submitteed to HCD Revised 1-12-16  5th Cycle Housing Element Update    2015 GP APR Cover  2015 General Plan Annual Progress Report  
Toxic Flammable Reactive Corrosive Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Permenant Facility is OPEN  

Fill Sand Bag

Sandbags for Flood Prevention
 2016 Improvement Std 2      
 Sewer graphic

 Mandatory Sewer Connection


 Buying Property?
Buyers Beware! 

 Small SGMA Logo Sustainable Groundwater Management Act   Conserve Water Water Conservation Ordinance

  PUBLIC MEETINGS conducted by the Department of Public Works & Planning

PUBLIC MEETINGS conducted by the Department of Public Works & Planning

 Planning Commission
Audio  AUDIO - Listen to Live Planning Commission Meeting (when meetings are in session) 
  Plan. Com. Documents and Information

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act 

Community Development Division - Finance Committee Meeting