Advisory: Public Counter Operations are limited to "By Appointment” in Response to COVID-19
To comply with current health orders, we have implemented COVID-19 Prevention Protocols and modified our public counter operations and submittal processes. If you have questions about land divisions, use permits, General Plan amendments, zone changes, variances and a number of ministerial planning permit applications, please use the informational links provided or give us a call before visiting us at our public counter.
County Adopts Resolution No. 2020-72 NEW!
COVID-19 temporary measures to establish health and safety business operations:
For further information, please refer to Resolution No. 2020-72. Please upload completed Temporary Measures Application Forms to our PBES cloud services here and PBES staff will be notified that it has been submitted.
New: Napa County Use Permit Compliance Program
The Department regularly posts information about major planning projects. View a list of major current projects.
Pre-application meetings are an opportunity to meet with staff from all Divisions and receive valuable feedback on your project. In particular, staff can identify the type of application and related permits that may be necessary, permit processing steps and timelines, and pertinent information and technical studies that will be required to submit a complete application.
To schedule a pre-application meeting, please complete the pre-application meeting form and submit with payment to the Planning division at 1195 Third Street, Suite 210, Napa, CA 94559.
- ADUs - Accessory Dwelling Units
- Permit Status Using Property and Map Information
- Development Review Process (PDF)
- Planning Forms, Applications and Brochures
- Policy Documents
- Napa County Zoning Map (PDF)
- Planning Commission
- Zoning Administration
- Airport Land Use Commission
- Environmental Notices - California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
- Winery Database Listing (PDF)
- Voluntary Oak Woodland Management Plan
- California Department of Fish and Wildlife Recording Fees Increase in 2015
- Public Notices
Current Project Information
Find documents and information about major projects, development applications, and other Department work programs.
Agricultural Protection Advisory Committee (APAC)
The County Executive Officer announces the newly created Napa County APAC. This ad hoc committee is intended to serve as an advisory committee to the Planning Commission for purposes of making recommendations to the Planning Commission on a variety of winery development and agricultural protection measures.
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) Procedures
Effective May 1, 2015, TCO Procedures/Applications will be changing. There will also be a deposit of $1,017 to initiate the process.