Julie Sisneros, Purchasing Agent

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727 Oak Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080
(P. O. Box 250, Red Bluff, CA 96080)

(530) 527-3365 
Fax (530) 527-3764


The mission of the Tehama County Purchasing Department is to provide the most effective delivery of essential goods and services to Tehama County Departments.

Under the direction of the Chief Administrator (Purchasing Agent), Julie Sisneros, the Purchasing Department compiles specifications for bidding purposes; reviews and analyzes bids; makes recommendations regarding bid awards and maintains related files. The department also analyzes requirements as presented by all departments and develops product solutions and cost estimates.

Vendor Application - Acrobat .pdf format
PDR- Payee Data Record


Kristen Maze, Director of Planning

444 Oak Street - Room I
Red Bluff, CA 96080

(530) 527-2200
Fax (530) 527-2655

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8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

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Building a Brighter Community One Plan at a Time

Our priority is to provide efficient and effective services to those we serve, citizens, business and property owners, visitors, and stakeholders.  

The Planning Department serves as the land use information center for the County. For general information and Zoning requests please contact our office. The Department functions as a professional staff to the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, and the Airport Land Use Commission. The Department disseminates information to the public regarding potential development areas for residential, commercial, industrial, and resource development and management.

The Department is responsible for the maintenance and implementation of the County General Plan, the County Zone Plan, and implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The Department processes development applications and permit requests for land divisions, use permits, General Plan amendments, zone changes, and variances. It also processes permits and enforces state requirements for the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA). The Department functions as the Census Data Center for the County and disseminates information regarding population, economic, and housing characteristics and trends.

The Planning Department values your comments, suggestions and opinions.  Please email the department with your comments, questions, or suggestions. You may also call or visit our office.  


Tehama County Housing Element 2014-2019

Tehama County General Plan         

Safety Element 2018 Update


Doni Rulofson, Agricultural Commissioner 

1834 Walnut Street
P.O. Box 38
Red Bluff, CA 96080

(530) 527-4504
Fax (530) 529-1049

Please make an appointment to:
  Apply for and renew permits
  Take Private Applicator Certificate (PAC) exams

Agricultural Biologist on Duty:
  8 am to 5 pm  December through February


Important Numbers                 

♦Notice of Intent (530) 527-4505
♦Tri-County Bee Notification (530) 934-6666 through December 31, 2019
♦As of January 1, 2020, call (530) 527-4504 to submit bee notifications (until further notice)

  • Walnut buying period begins November 8, 2019
  • Click above for answers to frequently asked questions regarding Industrial Hemp in California
  • Click above to access the Pesticide Use Reporting System
  • Click on each link to access the Oak Woodland Storymap, Oak Woodland Management Plan, and the Oak Woodland Advisory Committee Meeting
  • What's Bugging you? Tehama County's new source for answers regarding insects and pests around our county.


  • Upcoming Events/Announcements

    ♦ Walnut Buying Period Begins November 8, 2019

    ♦ Accepting 2020 Permit Appointments starting December 9, 2019

    ♦Tehama County Dept. of Agriculture Continuing Education
    November 18, 2019 at the Tehama County Fairgrounds, 650 Antelope Blvd, Red Bluff
    7:30 am to 2:30 pm. Four (4) CEs.  Click here for more information.

    ♦Tehama County Dept. of Agriculture Continuing Education (2nd meeting)
    December 4, 2019 at Tehama County Dept. of Agriculture, 1834 Walnut St., Red Bluff
    10 am to 12 pm. Two (2) CEs.

    ♦Office Closures:     

         Veterans Day, November 11, 2019

           Thanksgiving, November 28 and 29, 2019

           Christmas Day, December 25, 2019

         New Years Day, January 1, 2020


    ♦California Industrial Hemp Program



Mission Statement

  • To serve the citizens of Tehama County by promoting and protecting agriculture in the interest of public health, safety and welfare.
  • To serve the citizens of Tehama County by assuring that equity prevails in the commercial exchange of goods where value is determined by weights or measures.
  • To provide leadership in the development of policies on issues important to both local and statewide agriculture.
  • To provide effective and uniform administration of the laws, regulations and codes over which the Commissioner has jurisdiction.
  • To preserve and protect the natural resources of the County so the present and future needs for food and fiber can be met.
  • To assure a wholesome food source is produced in the County for use in domestic and export markets.


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