Planning and Land Use
The Development Services and
Planning Division is Temporary CLOSED.
On-Line Permits will NOT be processed
during this Temporary Closure.
More information will be posted
as it becomes available.
Thank you for your patience.
Fresno County is committed to preserving agricultural and natural resources through its urban-center growth policies and land use planning. The county's planning services include the processing of land use applications, land division, administration, and implementation of the General, Regional, Community, and Specific Plans, Williamson Act Preserves and Contracts, urban growth and water resource management and CEQA and NEPA compliance.
Click here for General Plan Documents and Maps
New Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) Effective December 1, 2015. See attachment or visit the California Department of Water Resources website directly at http://www.water.ca.gov/wateruseefficiency/landscapeordinance/
Friant Corridor Feasibility Study
Friant Corridor Information
Old Fig Garden Community Transportation and Land Use Plan
(Joint project with City of Fresno and County of Fresno)
NAS Lemoore JLUS (Joint Land Use Study)
Notice for projects located in proximity to NAS Lemoore
Map | Notice
Photovoltaic Solar Projects
List of Projects Submitted | Information for Potential Applicants
Solar Facility Workshop held November 17, 2011
Presentations County | Dept of Conservation | PG&E | Solar Industry | Westlands
Environmental Documents (Environmental Impact Reports & Initial Studies)
Riverdale EA, 11 Homes
Environmental Assessment #6878, Reedley Family Apartments Phase II
CEQA Initial Study Application Form
County Ordinance Code | General Plan | Master Schedule of Fees
Planning FAQs for AA, CEQA, CUP, DRA, TT & VA
Zoning Ordinance (use links in Table of Contents to download sections)
Fresno County CEQA Procedures
Initial Study Application Form | CEQA Process Flow Chart
Regulations and Procedures for the Implementation of CEQA
Guidelines for Traffic Impact Studies
Audio - Listen to Live Planning Commission Meeting (Available when meetings are in session)
Public Facilities Impact Fees
Ordinance | Annual Report
Regional Bicycle and Recreational Master Plan
No Shooting Area Boundary Map
Updates to the Williamson Act
Notice of May 12, 2009 Public Hearing
Williamson Act Information
William Act Q & A
Ag Land Conservation Committee Staff Rpt 08/06/2008
Board of Supvr 05/06/2008
Board of Supvr 06/03/2008
Board of Supvr 11/04/2008
CA Department of Fish & Game Fees
For additional information, please contact us
- Current Planning (559) 600-4497
- Policy Planning (559) 600-4022
- Environmental Analysis (559) 600-4497
- Water-Geology (559) 600-4022
- Development Engineering (559) 600-4022
- Zoning Information (559) 600-4540 E-mail Zoning
Our offices are located in Annex "A" and "B" of the Fresno County Plaza
Southwest corner of Tulare and "M" Streets
Office hours (available by phone): Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lobby Counter Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.