COVID-19 Procedures

The safety and health of our community is important to us.  As such, we are taking the concerns associated with Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) seriously and are closely monitoring this fluid situation.  For more details on COVID-19, you can visit the Merced County’s Public Health Website on COVID-19.

The Community and Economic Development Department offers alternative options to in-person services. To ask staff general questions about land use, zoning, planning application, etc., you may either:

To submit applications, you may download the applications from the links provided below and either email or mail the applications. After staff has received and reviewed your application, staff will contact you and inform you of any fee required. Payments can be mailed to:

Community and Economic Development Department
2222 M Street, 2nd Floor
Merced, CA 95340

Application/PermitEmail To:Mail To:
Planning Applicationsplanning@countyofmerced.com
Community and Economic Development Department
2222 M Street, 2nd Floor
Merced, CA 95340
Business License Application
businesslicense@countyofmerced.com
In the subject line, please include one of the following subjects:

  • BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATION
  • BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWAL
Community and Economic Development Department
Attn: Business License
2222 M Street, 2nd Floor
Merced, CA 95340
Building Permit Application. bpplancheck@countyofmerced.com-