At the May 3, 2022 Glenn County Board of Supervisors meeting, Mardy Thomas was appointed as the new Director of Planning and Community Development Services effective May 4, 2022. The Director of Planning and Community Development Services position is responsible for the direction and administration of the functions of permitting, planning, development, building inspection and building services; and to serve as the County’s Planning Director as established in the County Code.
The County of Glenn is currently monitoring the level of risk of COVID-19 to the public. County personnel are working daily to protect our community. Most recent Glenn County COVID-19 information can be found at Glenn County Public Health COVID-19
We urge our individuals to follow Local, State and Federal recommendations including regular hand washing, staying home if you are feeling ill, maintaining social distancing, and calling your health practitioner if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
The Building Division administers all applicable Federal, State and Local Building Codes and Regulations to ensure buildings are safe for occupancy. This is accomplished through the permitting, plan review, and inspection process. The Building Official also serves as the Floodplain Administrator.
The goal of the Glenn County Environmental Health Department is to preserve the environment and protect the health and safety of the citizens of Glenn County. We strive to accomplish these goals through public outreach, education, collaborative planning and sensible applications of environmental health principles, laws and statutes.
Our dedicated team of professionals work in programs such as food safety, onsite wastewater treatment systems, water quality, solid waste, public swimming pools, vector and rabies control, housing and institutions, land use, disaster sanitation, body art and hazardous material clean up.
The Planning Division coordinates the review of development projects; develops and implements the Glenn County General Plan & other advanced planning programs as well as monitors development through implementation of the zoning and land division regulations. Geographic Information System (GIS) are also provided through the Planning Division.
The Water Resources Program is responsible for disseminating information, facilitating outreach, and encouraging involvement in groundwater and water resource activities in Glenn County. Staff also participates in local and regional activities including the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act implementation and the Northern Sacramento Valley Integrated Regional Water Management Group.