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PHONE (530) 346-2313
FAX (530) 346-6214

PO Box 702
Colfax, CA 95713

33 South Main St
Colfax, CA 95713


The Planning Department ensures current development activities are in compliance with the 2020 General Plan, the Zoning Ordinance, and general design standards. The Planning Director provides guidance regarding any land-use projects including; remodeling, building additions, commercial signs, new business, new buildings and new development.

The Planning Director is also concerned with advance planning to establish direction and policies for future growth through the General Plan which sets land use policies and the Zoning Ordinance which establishes appropriate uses and development regulations for a given property.

Typical office hours for the planner are Thursdays from 9:00AM to 4:30PM. Contact City Hall to schedule an appointment. 530-346-2313. Most planning questions will be answered in an initial appointment with the Planning Director. Extensive projects which involve multiple visits with the planner may incur development charges. To make the most of your first appointment with our Planner, please review and complete the appropriate forms: