Glenn County Mission Statement

To serve our County Constituents by being fiscally responsible and develop the County's economic base for a healthy future for our citizens. Further, to ensure our County is a safe place to live, to safeguard our rich natural resources, our agricultural heritage, and our rural way of life.

County News & Updates

Glenn County Walnut Buying Period Announced

Glenn County Agricultural Commissioner Marcie Skelton announced today the walnut buying period will begin November 1st pursuant to the County’s walnut theft ordinance.Walnuts are the second highest valued agricultural commodity in Glenn County, jumping past Rice with a 37% increase in harvested acreage from last year. According to the Glenn County 2014 Crop Report there were 26,153 bearing acres in Glenn County with a market value of $178,385,000.

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Glenn County Solid Waste
Conversion Facility
Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

Notice is Hereby Given that the Glenn County Planning & Public Works Agency has completed an assessment of the possible environmental effects of the following described Project, determined that an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is appropriate, and prepared a Draft EIR analyzing the potential effects of the Project. This determination has been made, and the Draft EIR has been prepared, according to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the State CEQA Guidelines, and the rules, regulations, and procedures for implementing CEQA as adopted by the Glenn County Planning & Public Works Agency. Click here to download the draft

Smart911 Service

Smart911 is a free new public safety service that enhances emergency response by providing emergency responders with more information. To save time and save lives, create a Safety Profile at for your household.

Abnormal Groundwater Level Report

Please let us know if you are experiencing problems with your water well. The information will be used to help us in our efforts to understand groundwater conditions, drought effects, and future planning efforts. For agricultural wells, the Abnormal Groundwater Level Report can be filled out and returned to the County's Agricultural Department or the Sheriff's Office. For domestic wells, please complete the Domestic Dry Well Call Sheet and return it to the Sheriff's Office. Additionally, the information can be taken by phone.

Drought State of Emergency

Governor Brown has released a Proclamation declaring a Drought State of Emergency for California. The Governor’s Drought Proclamation recognizes the dry conditions in the Sacramento Valley and throughout California while providing flexibility and encouraging the creativity needed to manage water supplies for cities, farms, birds and fish. For the text of the proclamation and additional information, go to:

Agri-Tourism - Things to Do! Places to See!!

Visit to view local agricultural products and services Glenn County has to offer.


State of Jefferson

At their January 21, 2014 Board Meeting, the Glenn County Board of Supervisors adopted a Declaration and Petition to the California State Legislature for the withdrawal of Glenn County from the State of California and to form the State of Jefferson. To learn more about the State of Jefferson movement, please visit .





Live Meeting Broadcast

Board of Supervisors:
1st, 3rd, & 5th Tuesdays

Planning Commission:
3rd Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.

Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO):
2nd Monday at 9:00 a.m.

Regional Transit Committee and Transportation Commission:
3rd Thursday at 9:00 a.m.

Agendas, Minutes & Audio Recordings