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Due to the Valley Fire, the entire staff of the Community Development Department has been assisting with damage assessments, planning for recovery efforts, and other support activities as requested by the Lake County Office of Emergency Services.  Our hearts go out to all of those who have been directly impacted by the fire.

Effective Monday, OCTOBER 19, 2015 Both the Planning and Building Departments are available either at our counter or over the phone during the hours of 1PM-5PM. Please note that there may be longer than normal delays due to housing and recovery efforts.

We are anticipating opening a permit and information center in Middletown in the near future.  Watch this page for further information.

Documents and FAQs regarding the Valley Fire can be found here: Valley Fire Information

We appreciate your patience and understanding in these difficult times.