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Welcome to the Planning Department

Riverside County, like a quilt, is a composite of differing lifestyles connected together through common strands. The County's General Plan is designed  to ensure that the quilt retains its core identity by guiding future growth that respects the diversity of the region, shapes, and configures development in  relation to the land it occupies and ensures that its various parts relate to its whole.
It is the goal of the Planning Department to provide timely, responsive, and helpful service to all members of the public and promote innovative  development that effectively accommodates a balance of housing, employment, and service opportunities.
  DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS!

SHORT TERM RENTALS ORDINANCE NO. 927.1

The County of Riverside has prepared a draft of the Short Term Rental ("STR") Ordinance and it is now available for public review. The draft ordinance was heard at the April 20th, 2022 & May 18th, 2022 Planning Commission hearings where it was recommended for Board of Supervisors consideration. 

This proposed Ordinance is now scheduled for the Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 Board of Supervisors ("BOS") hearing.

Short Term Rental Draft Ordinance (PDF) (June 7th, 2022 version) 

NEW TOOL AVAILBLE TO SEE NEW SUPERVISORIAL BOUNDARIES!

The County of Riverside has created a tool that shows the 2011 and new 2021 Supervisorial Boundaries in a single map. Click HERE to view.

HOUSING ELEMENT UPDATE!

Public review and comment period extended to March 16, 2022. Click HERE to view.

Annual Progress Reports for the County of Riverside are available in PDF format at the following link: 2021 APR (PDF Document)

CEQA Environmental Noticing

                                                                         
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