Development Services and Capital Projects

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General Information 

The Development Services Division provides a one-stop and complete range of land use, engineering, resource management and development services under one roof. Development Services is comprised of four sections: Building & Safety, Development Engineering, Planning & Environmental Analysis and Water, Geology and Natural Resources.


Building and Safety

Capital Projects

Code Enforcement

Planning and Land Use

Resource Information

County Ordinance Code


General Plan

Land Use Applications

Master Schedule of Fees

New Document Recording Fee (2018) - Affordable Housing and Jobs Act Fee

Public Facilities Impact Fees

Zoning Ordinance

Zoning Information Map lookup

Contact Us

Division Manager

William Kettler

Building & Safety

Building Inspection and Permits

Plan Check and Building Code

Code Enforcement

  • Phone: (559) 600-4550

Development Engineering (Grading permits)

Planning & Environmental Analysis

  • Environmental Analysis: (559) 600-4497
  • Policy Planning: (559) 600-4022
  • Planning Fax Number: (559) 600-4200

Site Plan Reviews

  • Phone: (559) 600-4540


  • Phone: (559) 600-4022

Zoning and Information

Business Hours and Location

The Development Services and Planning offices are Closed every Friday 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Office hours (available by phone)
Monday - Thursday • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday • 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Public Lobby Counter Hours
Monday - Thursday • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday • 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Development Services and Planning offices are located in Annex "A" and "B" just above and below street level of the Fresno County Plaza 2220 Tulare Street (Southwest corner of Tulare and "M" streets) in Fresno, CA

Non-County Links

 Cal/EPA - California Environmental Protection Agency

CalGold Business Permits - On-line catalog featuring information on permits and other requirements of CA agencies at all levels of government.

CA Contractors State License Board - Verify Contractor's License

International Code Council (ICC) - Building Code

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) - Plumbing Code and Mechanical Code

International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) - Electrical Code

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) - Fire Code

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