Resource Management

Bill Emlen, Director

Please call 707.784.6765 or email RMHelp@solanocounty.com for any questions.

All divisions within the Department are open for business, though public contact is limited due to local and state guidelines for social distancing. If you have general questions or need to speak with staff, please contact us at 707-784-6765 and you will be directed to the correct staff person to assist you. You may also email us at RMHelp@solanocounty.com.

If you wish to submit an application or plans for a building permit, on-site sewage disposal (septic) system or water well, you may utilize our Online Permits application under OPTIONS to the left. For all other programs, or for general information and hard copy permit forms, please follow the links below.

If you need to be seen in person, beginning June 29th our lobby is open by appointment only. 

Schedule Appointment


Under the general direction of the Office of the Director, the Department of Resource Management consists of these six organizational divisions:

Building and Safety Services 
Environmental Health Services
Parks and Recreation
Planning Services
Public Works
Administrative Services.

The department also administers the following programs for the unincorporated areas of Solano County:
Business licenses
Housing Programs (NSP3, Housing Authority)

Click here for 
items of interest which include: Travis Sustainability Study (TSS), Final Report-Cannabis, Middle Green Valley Specific Plan, Draft Noise Ordinance, Recycling Events, Dove Creek Project 2018. 

For online building, septic, wells/borings, encroachment, or grading permits, or to pay fees associated to those permits, please go to our online permit system.  For other invoice and permit payments, please go to our online payment system.