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  1. Short-Term Rental Permit Application are Now Being Accepted

    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...
  2. Parklet Permit can Extend Restaurant Seating into Right of Way

    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...
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