Richard W. Simon, AICP, Director
1855 Placer Street, Suite 103
Redding, California 96001
Phone: (530) 225-5532
Fax: (530) 245-6468
The Planning Division serves as the land use information center for the County. The Division functions as a professional staff to the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, and the Airport Land Use Commission. The Division disseminates information to the public regarding potential development areas for residential, commercial, industrial, and resource development and management.
The Division is responsible for the maintenance and implementation of the County General Plan, the County Zoning Plan, and implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The Division processes development applications and permit requests for land divisions, use permits, General Plan amendments, zone changes, and variances. It also processes permits and enforces state requirements for the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA). The Division functions as the Census Data Center for the County and disseminates information regarding population, economic, and housing characteristics and trends.
The Mapping Unit provides mapping services to many sectors of County government and other public agencies. The Unit also maintains and implements the County street naming and addressing system and provides address related information for the County's Emergency 911 response program.
General planning questions may be emailed to: email@example.com Responses may take up to 72 hours.
On-Line Zoning Information
Zoning Information for Shasta County is available on-line by clicking the following link: On-Line Zoning Information
Revised Draft Ordinance - Medical Marijuana Cultivation
NOTICE 11/16/2012: Medical Marijuana cultivation complaints need to be in writing and delivered to Resource Management, located at 1855 Placer Street, Redding CA. Once the complaint is received and recorded, Resource Management will forward the document to the proper enforcement individuals.
Medical Marijuana Cultivation - Frequently Asked Questions
Medical Marijuana Cultivation - Fact Sheet
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Ordinance 2011-04
Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance 2011-05
Shasta County 2009-2014 Housing Element