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Public Works, Land Use and Environment

If you live, visit or work in Riverside County, your time here will be enhanced by the services provided through our Public Works, Land Use and Environment departments.

The organizations below oversee a wide range of responsibilities, from maintaining our roads, to permitting construction projects, to monitoring the quality of food served in our restaurants to operating our landfills.

These departments and organizations promote and protect our county’s health, safety and welfare.

 

Agricultural Commissioner

Agriculture
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Agricultural Commissioner

The Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner's Office is entrusted with the mission of promoting and protecting the agricultural industry of the County and its environment, ensuring the health and safety of the County's citizens, and fostering confidence and equity in the marketplace through education and the fair and uniform enforcement of laws, regulation, and ordinances enacted by the people of the State of California and the County of Riverside.

Building and Safety

Building and Safety
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Building and Safety

The Riverside County Department of Building and Safety oversees building permit applications, inspection requests and plan check status documents for new construction projects.

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement
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Code Enforcement

Access the organizations that enforce the county's rules, regulations, and ordinances related to land use and zoning, and community preservation issues. Fill out a code enforcement complaint online.

Environmental Health

Environmental Health
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Environmental Health

The mission of the Department of Environmental Health is to enhance the quality of life in Riverside County through environmental health programs that protect public health and safety, as well as the environment.

Flood Control

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Flood Control

The Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District oversees identification of flood hazards and problems, regulation of floodplains, drainage and development.

Planning

Planning
Planning

Planning

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.

Park & Open Space District

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Park & Open Space District

The mission of the Park District is to acquire, protect, develop, manage, and interpret for the inspiration, use, and enjoyment of all people, a well-balanced system of park related places of outstanding scenic, recreational, and historic importance.

Transportation and Land Management

Transportation and Land Management
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Transportation and Land Management

The Riverside County Transportation & Land Management Agency provides an array of in-person and online services related to building and safety, planning, code enforcement and transportation.

Transportation Department

Transportation Department
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Transportation Department

Visit this website for information about road closures, to request road improvements or repairs, or to report a traffic signal outage.

Waste Resources

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Waste Resources

The Department of Waste Resources runs the county’s landfills, as well as offers programs for household hazardous waste collection, recycling, and composting to promote a more environmentally responsible Riverside County.