Contact The Planning Department
Mailing Addresses

Riverside Office:

Riverside Co. Planning Department
4080 Lemon Street 12th Floor
P.O. Box 1409
Riverside, CA 92502-1409
Phone: (951) 955-3200

Palm Desert Office:

Riverside Co. Planning Department
77588 El Duna Ct, Suite H
Palm Desert, CA 92211
Phone: (760) 863-8277

Phone and E-Mail Information

The E-mail listings within this website are updated quarterly. Therefore, some staff members listed may no longer work with the Planning Department; and some current staff may not be listed.

Last Updated: 7/19/2016

Planning Navigation

Contacting the Planning Department

Contacting the Planning Department - A Guide to Finding the Right Number

The Riverside County Planning Department can be a very busy place. Frustration can build when trying to find and contact the correct person within the Department.

Please see the sections below for help choosing the correct phone number or e-mail to use when contacting Planning with your inquiry.

For Records Request please contact the Records Division at: (951) 955-2017. 

For Environmental Programs Department (ERP) please call: (951) 955-8632 or email at:

For information regarding the cannabis permitting process and regulation, please refer to the Cannabis webpage or email at:

For General Information please call: (951) 955-3200 or email at: