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Guide land use and development consistent with the General Plan, Building Codes, and related regulations, by providing accurate, timely, and courteous professional and technical services to our customers, to maintain the County's unique quality of life, protect public safety and the environment and to promote economic vitality for current and future generations.

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General Plan Safety Element Update - Board of Supervisors Hearing

A Board of Supervisors hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. to consider possible adoption of the County's General Plan Safety Element Update. Below are links to the relevant BOS hearing materials. 

Agenda(PDF, 169KB)

Legistar Item Materials - Safety Element Update

General Plan Safety Element Update – Planning Commission Hearing

A Planning Commission hearing is scheduled for Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 8:30 a.m. to consider an Amendment to the County’s General Plan to incorporate the Safety Element Update. Below are links to the relevant hearing materials.

Agenda(PDF, 105KB)

Safety Element Update - Legistar Item

Single Source Solutions CCUP21-004 Video (posted 4/24/2024)


Urgency Ordinance 5192 - Interim Moratorium on New Tobacco Retailer Applications

Community for Health and Independence (PA23-0015)

Pre-application Materials:

Updated Fee Schedule

El Dorado County Executed Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations - New

Zoning Ordinance Updates

Urgency Ordinance 5172, Chapter 130.69.A of the El Dorado County Code, was executed by the Board of Supervisors on January 3, 2023, addressing temporary emergency housing, resiliency, and rebuilding after the 2022 Mosquito Fire.

Urgency Ordinance 5163, Chapter 130.69 of the El Dorado County Code, was executed by the Board of Supervisors on August 23, 2022, amending the fee waiver eligibility criteria for permit fees charged by both the Planning and Building Department and Environmental Management Department.

Urgency Ordinance 5150, Chapter 130.69 of the El Dorado County Code, was executed by the Board of Supervisors on September 10, 2021, addressing temporary emergency housing, resiliency, and rebuilding after the 2021 Caldor Fire.

Writ of Mandate from the Superior Court of the State of California

Discharge of Writ of Mandate(PDF, 246KB): On May 5, 2023, the El Dorado County Superior Court released an order discharging the Writ of Mandate allowing the County to process and approve construction and Oak Resource removal permits within the Important Biological Corridor (IBC).

Partial Stay of the Enforcement of the Judgment and Writ(PDF, 287KB): The partial stay of the enforcement of the Judgment and Writ allows the County to process and approve construction permits which would not result in (a) removal of oak trees or (b) removal or impact to oak woodlands within the area of the mapped Important Biological Corridors (IBC) as depicted on the map attached as Exhibit A to the Writ.

Executed Writ of Mandate(PDF, 2MB): The executed Writ of Mandate suspends approval of construction and Oak Woodland removal permits in the Highway 50 corridor, defined as the mapped Important Biological Corridors (IBC) running north to south of Highway 50.

Important Biological Corridor Map(PDF, 1MB) (Printable)(PDF, 1MB)

Important Biological Corridor Map (Interactive)

Temporary Recreational Vehicle Ordinance Code 5136

The Temporary Recreational Vehicle Ordinance(PDF, 584KB) allows for the limited use of a recreational vehicle as temporary housing for hardship purposes.

Announcements

Texas Hill Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report

Gateway/Carson Creek R&D Project Site

Location: Golden Foothill Pkwy and Latrobe Rd

Building Permits

  • Permit #0361780 (Building 112) is a 69,364 square foot shell building.  
    • Status: ISSUED under construction.
  • Permit #0361781 (Building 113) is a 78,509 square foot shell building.  
    • Status: REVISION under construction
  • Permit #0368469 (Building 102), is about 4,857 square foot shell building 
    • Status: SUBMITTED
  • Building Permit #0368470, is for(Building 103) is about 6,171 square foot shell building 
    • Status: SUBMITTED
  • Grading Permit #0367354 is for export grading over four (4) parcels. 
    • Status: ISSUED
  • Grading Permit #0369859, grading for Buildings 102, 103, and 104 
    • (Building permit for Building 104 is planned, but no permit has been submitted at this time.)

Planning Entitlements

P22-0009 is an application for a Tentative Parcel Map to divide four parcels totaling 64.22 acres into fourteen parcels. No buildings or zone changes are proposed at this time within the P22-0009 project area. 

  • Status: SUBMITTED

Carson Creek R-D FAQs(PDF, 145KB)

El Dorado County CA Code of Ordinances(PDF, 575KB)

 

Generations at Green Valley Project (General Plan Amendment GPA22-0001, Rezone Z22-0001, Tentative Subdivision Map TM22-0001, Development Agreement DA24-0001)

*** This application was withdrawn on 1/17/2024*** Central El Dorado Hills Specific Plan (General Plan Amendment A14-0003/Specific Plan SP12-0002/Rezone Z14-0005/Specific Plan Revision SP86-0002-R-2/Planned Development PD14-0004/Tentative Subdivision Map TM14-1516/Development Agreement DA14-0003)

Safety Element Update

A Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission Joint Workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14 to begin no earlier than 1pm, BOS Agenda 11/14/2023. Additional Information can be found on the Safety Element Update Website. Below is the Public Draft Safety Element and associated documents for public review:

Town and Country Village (General Plan Amendment GPA22-0003, Specific Plan Revision SP-R21-0002, Planned Development PD21-0005, Rezone Z21-0013, Tentative Map TM22-0005, Conditional Use Permit CUP23-0008)

Notice of Availability of an Addendum to the Final Program Environmental Impact Report for the Targeted General Plan Amendment/Zoning Ordinance Update (OR23-0001)

Creekside Plaza Arco Gas Station (Conditional Use Permit CUP21-0004, Planned Development Revision PD-R21-0002)

EDH 52 Mixed Use Development (Planned Development PD15-0001/Rezone Z17-0004/Tentative Parcel Map P17-0007/Conditional Use Permit Revision CUP-R21-0024/Lot Line Adjustment LLA21-0009)

Central El Dorado Hills Specific Plan (General Plan Amendment A14-0003/Specific Plan SP12-0002/Rezone Z14-0005/Specific Plan Revision SP86-0002-R/Planned Development PD14-0004/Tentative Subdivision Map TM14-1516/Development Agreement DA14-0003)

A hearing for the Planning Commission to consider the Central El Dorado Hills Specific Plan (CEDHSP) was held on April 28, 2022. At that meeting, the Planning Commission continued the hearing for this item to June 9, 2022.

The agenda for the June 9, 2022, Planning Commission meeting will be available prior to the hearing on Legistar.

The meeting will be live-streamed via Zoom. Participation by Zoom will be available and is encouraged since seating will be limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Information for participating by Zoom will be included in the agenda when posted. Project documents are available at the link below. Additional project documents and the hearing agenda are available in Legistar.

Creekside Village Specific Plan Project (General Plan Amendment GPA20-0001/Rezone Z20-0005/Specific Plan SP20-0001/Tentative Map TM20-0002)