The East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy is looking to fund small science and research grants that will contribute to our understanding of special status species and how to better manage their habitat. Read more...
Contra Costa County has adopted an ordinance that regulates the renting of residential dwelling units for periods of 30 consecutive days or less. Applications must be submitted and a permit issued prior to operation of a short-term rental. Read more...
During COVID-19, many restaurants are looking to extend their outdoor seating into the right of way. Contra Costa County offers Parklet Permits as a pathway to additional outdoor seating areas. Read more...
Codes and Plans
Building Code and Ordinances - Title 7 of the County Code (the Building Code) and relevant Building Ordinances.
Zoning Code and Ordinances - Title 8 of the County Code (the Zoning Code), relevant Zoning Ordinances, and community P-1 Zoning Codes.
General Plan - The Contra Costa County General Plan expresses the broad goals and policies, and specific implementation measure, which guide decisions on future growth, development, and conservation of resources through 2020.
Specific Plans - Specific Plans are a special set of development standards that apply to a particular geographic Area. Many of the unincorporated communities in Contra Costa County have Specific Plans.
Transportation - Plans and documents related to Transportation Improvements in Contra Costa County
Conservation Plans - Plans related to Environmental Conservation in Contra Costa County
Climate Action Plan - Climate Action Plan and related Resources/Documents
Federal Programs - Plans and Documents related to the administartion of Federal Funding Programs such as Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) or HOME funds.
EIRs and CEQA documents - Archive of Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs) and other California Environmental Quality Act Documents