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Madera County Local Hazard Mitigation Plan 2018

Due to the current COVID 19 virus, our office is closed to the public.  Please contact us at one of the emails or phone numbers listed below for questions or to inquire about submitting Development Applications.

The Planning Department is located at 205 W. 4th Street. The Planning Department customer service counter is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information on Planning Department forms, permits, the development submittal process, available maps of the Madera General Plan, Zoning, other thematic maps, and Planning Department Fee Schedule, click on the links in the tabs.

Planning Staff:

Gary Conte
Planning Manager
(559) 661-5430

Brandi Garcia
Administrative Assistant
(559) 661-5432

John Thomason
Senior Planner
(559) 661-5435

Derek Sylvester
Associate Planner
(559) 661-5436

Adam Klier
Assistant Planner
(559) 661-5425

Olga Garcia
Planning Assistant
(559) 661-5434


The Planning Department serves as staff to the Madera Planning Commission.