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Department of Planning, Public Works and Environmental Services 


Director: Taro Echiburu, AICP

292 West Beamer Street
Woodland, CA 95695
Building & Planning (530) 666-8775
Environmental Health (530) 666-8646
Integrated Waste Management (530) 666-8852
Public Works (530) 666-8811
FAX: (530) 666-8156  

Public Counter Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm
Closed 12pm to 1pm

Appointments Available

Mission Statement

Preserve, enhance, and promote quality of life and public safety through the responsible development of reliable and sustainable infrastructure and services.

Vision Statement

The Planning, Public Works, and Environmental Services Department vision is to provide timely and responsive services that support healthy, safe, and sustainable communities.

 Core Functions and Goals
The core functions and goals of the Planning, Public Works, and Environmental Services Department are to:
  • Protect the health and enhance the quality of life of residents by identifying, assessing, mitigating, and preventing environmental hazards.
  • Maintain a safe, efficient, and fiscally manageable county road system.
  • Protect agriculture, sustain environmental integrity, increase public safety, and enhance the development of distinctive communities, by ensuring the fair, open, and efficient implementation of the Yolo County General Plan.
  • Utilize building code regulations and enforcement techniques to protect public health, property, and the environment.
  • Provide comprehensive waste management services to the community while optimally balancing the challenges of regulatory compliance, environmental protection, waste reduction, recycling, energy recovery, and cost effectiveness.
  • Deliver cost effective services and customer satisfaction through effective County Service Area (CSA) management.
  • Exercise the highest standards of financial stewardship and accountability, ensuring financial integrity of the Department. 

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