Merced County California

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Community and Economic Development
Mark J. Hendrickson

2222 M St.
Merced, CA. 95340

Ph: (209) 385-7654
Fx: (209) 726-1710

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm

Front Counter Hours
Monday – Friday
8:30am – 4:30pm

Closed County Holidays
With a razor-sharp focus on delivering outstanding customer service, the Community and Economic Development Department is the leading agency responsible for providing a full range of planning and economic development services that include locating businesses, relocations, business loans, permitting guidance, land use entitlement applications, housing and other community development services. Additionally, the Department is also responsible for the management, operations and redevelopment of Castle Commerce Center and Castle Airport, an emerging 1,912 acre global logistics site with multi-modal capability.

Located at 2222 M Street in Merced, our Department aims to help entrepreneurs start and expand their businesses, and assist the public with all of their land use permitting needs. For assistance, please call 209-385-7654.


Economic Development


Zoning Code Compliance

Development Resource Center
Online Permits
Zoning Code
Business License Application Home Occupation Application
Planning Applications and Fees Public Records Act Request
Request for Code Enforcement

Merced County 2222 M Street Merced, CA 9543 Ph. (209) 385-7434 Toll Free (800) 226-6452