Planning Department

The Planning Department is responsible for developing long range plans for the growth of Clearlake and reviewing development proposals for consistency with those plans. It provides a wide range of development services to the community, including:

  • Applications for commercial signs
  • Lot mergers and lot line adjustments
  • Residential and commercial fences (Clarify)
  • Subdivisions
  • Use permits


Monday - Thursday

8:30 am - 10:30 am and 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Due to limited staff availability, we highly recommend you call ahead to assure a staff member will be available to assist you with your specific questions and/or about a proposed or current project we are processing. Appointments are available during counter hours upon request. To make an appointment, please call 707-994-8201 and press "0" when prompted.

Please note that the Planning/Building Department is experiencing a high volume of email inquiries and phone calls, response times may be delayed, but will be returned in the order received. 

  1. Mark Roberts

    Senior Planner
    Phone: 707-994-8201

  2. Michael Taylor

    Assistant Planner
    Phone: 707-994-8201 x 103