Planning and Land Use

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 COVID-19 -Notice of Office Closure

Our office is currently closed to the public for prevention of COVID-19 transmission.  If you have Planning staff already assigned to your land use application, please contact them directly (see the contact information on your Pre-Application).  If you need to speak to a Land Use Planner for any other reason, please email Zoning or call (559) 600-4540.

General Information

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.

County Ordinance Code

General Plan

Land Use Applications

Master Schedule of Fees

Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) 

Planning Commission

SB 2 Planning Grant Information

Zoning Ordinance

Environmental Documents

Environmental Impact Reports

Initial Studies

Fresno County CEQA Procedures

CEQA Process Flow Chart

Updates to the Williamson Act

Williamson Act Information

Williamson Act Questions and Answers

Miscellaneous Information

CA Department of Fish & Wildlife Fees (Updated Annually)

Maps and GIS

Photovoltaic Solar Projects

Public Notices

Contact Information

Current Planning and Environmental Analysis (559) 600-4497

Policy Planning (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 on the 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.

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