Santa Cruz County’s General Plan and County Code provide for protection of the Environment. Development and building applications are reviewed by County staff to ensure that projects meet the goals of the General Plan and County Code.
The majority of the General Plan Policies can be found in Sections 5 and 6 of the General Plan. The majority of the County’s environmental and resource protection codes are found in Chapter 16.
If you have questions about any of the Environmental Policies or Code please contact us.