The Conservation, Development and Planning Department administers the County's planning and land use development program and building inspection activities in the unincorporated areas of Napa County. The department is composed of three divisions - Conservation Division, Planning Division and Building Inspection Division.
The Conservation, Development and Planning Department’s mission is to guide the orderly use of land and buildings within the unincorporated County, preserving Napa’s agricultural character and the quality of life enjoyed by its residents, while being protective of the area’s natural resources, supporting a healthy economy, and ensuring the safety and welfare of residents, workers, and visitors. The Department is responsive to needs of applicants and the public, providing a fair, timely and transparent process for arriving at land use decisions.
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