Planning, Building & Environmental Services

NEW! Well Permitting Standards for Napa County

NOTICE: The DRAFT Napa County General Plan Safety Element is available for public review.

NOTICE:  New Building Code Requirements:

  • All Building permit applications received after 3:30 PM PST on Friday, Dec. 30th will be plan reviewed and permitted under the 2022 California Building Standards Code.
  • New Building Code Requirements went into effect June 17, 2021 to improve fire protection for all new residential construction and rebuilds. Please refer to Ordinance No. 1468 and Resolution 2021-50 for details.

NEW! California Senate Bill 9 (SB 9). Napa County is preparing an implementing ordinance to address California Senate Bill 9 (SB 9) that became effective January 1, 2022, and which allows within certain limited areas two-unit developments on single family residential properties or a subdivision of a single family residential lot into two lots.  Please visit the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) and Senate Bill 9 page for more information.

Maps and More: PBES Citizen Toolbox

For a one-stop-shop of all things maps and data, please visit the map explorer website or click on the map buttons (above) (please note that this app will not work in Internet Explorer).

Wildfire Recovery Information 

Hennessey Fire and Glass Fire 2020 If your property was damaged or destroyed, we are here to help. Visit the Rebuilding After the Fire website for information on the clean-up and rebuilding process or visit the Local Assistance Center (LAC) website for additional fire recovery information and resources.  

COVID-19 Temporary Measures

County Adopts Resolution No. 2021-16 to update COVID-19 temporary measures for health and safety business operations. To submit, please download the fillable Notice of Intent forms for Temporary Measures for COVID-19 Application Form or the Fire-Related Host Winery Business Operations Applicationand then upload the completed form(s) to our PBES cloud services here and PBES staff will be notified that it has been submitted.

Bid Opportunities 

For current County Bid Opportunities visit the Napa County Procurement Webpage

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