California’s County Agricultural Commissioners serve as the primary local enforcement agents for state agricultural laws and regulations.
The Building Department's goal is to provide services that result in compliance with minimum housing, building and safety laws, and to serve customers in a timely, efficient, and effective manner.
Cannabis Compliance Division
Cannabis Compliance Division- For enforcement and compliance activities
Code Compliance Division
The purpose of the Nevada County Code Compliance Program is to create a single, one-stop, consolidated code compliance/code enforcement program.
The Environmental Health Department is responsible for carrying out a diverse range of programs with environmental protection and public health as our focus. Environmental Health uses State of California Health and Safety Codes as guidance, as well as our County codes when conducting plan review, inspections, and educational programs that will positively impact the public health of the citizens and visitors to Nevada County.
Farm Advisor Division
The Farm Advisor Division is a cooperative venture between the County of Nevada, the University of California, and the United States Department of Agriculture.
The Planning Department applies community land use policies while striving to meet the needs of the individual and businesses.
Public Works is responsible for maintaining county infrastructure along with solid waste and wastewater.
Recreation leads planning and implementation efforts that address challenges and opportunities for countywide open space and organized recreation priorities to promote public health, access, safety, economic development, environmental stewardship, and resilience.