Contact The Planning Department
Planning Navigation
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 

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 requests, please contact the Records Division by phone at (951) 955-2017 or email at records@rivco.org, or visit the Records webpage

For Environmental Programs Department (ERP,) please call (951) 955-3200 or email at: planning@rivco.org.

For Planning Land Use Inquiries, please contact the Planning Department by phone at (951) 955-3200 or by email at planning@rivco.org.

For information regarding cannabis, please refer to the Cannabis webpage or email your inquires to planning@rivco.org.

For General Information, please call our Riverside office at (951) 955-3200 or Palm Desert office at (760) 863-8277 or email planning@rivco.org.

For the Planning Commission or Director's Hearing, please call: (951) 955-7436 or email at clink@rivco.org

Permit Assistance: Riverside Office (951) 955-1800 or Palm Desert Office: (760) 863-8277

Other TLMA contact: 

Administration Services: (951) 955-6838

Building & Safety: (951) 955-1800

Code Enforcement: (951) 955-2004 or (760) 393-3344

Transportation: (951) 955-6790 or (760) 863-8267