Resource Management


Contact Information

1855 Placer Street
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-5532
within Shasta County:
   (800) 528-2850
Fax: (530) 245-6468

Office Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday through Friday

Planning Division

Paul Hellman, Director
Adam Fieseler, Division Manager

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 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).

General planning questions and comments may be emailed to: resourcemanagement@co.shasta.ca.us  Responses may take up to 72 hours.

CARR FIRE DISASTER RECOVERY ORDINANCES

SHORT-TERM RENTALS

The Shasta County Department of Resource Management has completed the preparation of a draft ordinance to recognize and appropriately regulate short-term rentals within the unincorporated area of Shasta County. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider the draft ordinance on December 12, 2019. After the Planning Commission makes its recommendation to the Board of Supervisors, the draft ordinance will be scheduled for consideration by the Board. Below are links to the Planning Commission meeting agenda, staff report and draft ordinance.

  • Public Agenda for the December 12, 2019 Planning Commission Hearing
  • Zone Amendment 17-004 Short Term Rentals Staff Report and Ordinance
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    ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS

    Adopted September 19, 2017 by the Board of Supervisors. Ordinance 2017-05 added section 17.88.132 "Accessory Dwelling Units". Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are an affordable, versatile and effective option for much needed housing in the state. Often referred to as granny flats, in-law quarters, backyard cottages and secondary units, ADUs are now allowed in all zoning districts where residential uses are allowed by right in the unincorporated County. 

    MULTIPLE FAMILY HOUSING DEVELOPER INCENTIVE PROGRAM

    In order to encourage a variety of housing projects featuring a mixture of housing types affordable to the Very Low, Low, and Moderate income households the County created the Developer Incentive Program-Multiple Family Housing (Program H1-J) in the 2014-2019 Housing Element Update. For eligibility information and a list of incentives click here.

    ENERGY EFFICIENT HOUSING WEATHERIZATION PROGRAMS

    shhiplogoThe Self-Help Home Improvement Project (SHHIP) offers cost free home weatherization programs based on income eligibility. For information on available programs click here. Additional information is also available on the SHHIP website at https://www.shhip.org/.

    TIERRA ROBLES ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (EIR) - TR1996/Z10-002

    FOUNTAIN WIND PROJECT

    GENERAL PLAN HOUSING ELEMENT 2014-2019 UPDATE

    The 2014-2019 Housing Element was approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 11, 2018 and certified by the California Department of Housing and Community Development on December 26, 2018.

    PARCEL INFORMATION

    General Plan Zoning and other information is available on-line by clicking the following link:

    CANNABIS CULTIVATION REGULATIONS

    • Ordinance No. SCC 2019-04 Adopted June 18, 2019 by the Board of Supervisors. Ordinance 2019-04 amended and updated section 17.88.320 regulating personal cannabis cultivation.
    • Ordinance No. SCC 2017-07 Adopted November 14, 2017 by the Board of Supervisors.  Ordinance 2017-07 added section 17.88.325 to the Shasta County Code prohibiting commercial cannabis activity, delivery of cannabis, and temporary events involving the onsite sale or consumption of cannabis in all zones of the unincorporated area. 

    Complaints being made regarding cannabis cultivation must be submitted in written form and delivered to the Department of Resource Management.  Once the complaint is received and reviewed, it will be forwarded to the appropriate enforcement entity.

    INDUSTRIAL HEMP REGULATIONS

    • Ordinance No. 740 Adopted April 24, 2018 by the Board of Supervisors. Urgency Ordinance of the County of Shasta extending Urgency Ordinance No. 739 and imposing a temporary moratorium on the cultivation of industrial hemp within the unincorporated areas of the County of Shasta.

    LOBBY HOURS FOR NEW PERMIT APPLICATIONS

    Until further notice, the Department of Resource Management will be unable to process or accept new permit application submittals on Wednesdays.  Our lobby will remain open on Wednesdays for dispensing general information and issuing of permits only.