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The Building Division, Public Works & Environmental Health Division's Public Counters are now open.  Hours are: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.  Fridays:  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. 

The Yolo County Central Landfill is still open; however, their hours and day of operation are limited, please visit the Integrated Waste Management page for more information:

Many of our services are still available.  Please visit the individual program pages for contact information, online services and forms. 

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Director: Taro Echiburu

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  

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 Community 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 Community 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.
  • Exercise the highest standards of financial stewardship and accountability, ensuring financial integrity of the Department.