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County of Madera

California

Madera County Child Support Services in coordination with Madera Superior Courts

Madera County Child Support Services in coordination with Madera Superior Courts

Start the Year off right! Thursday January 4, 2018 9:00am to 3:00pm Child Support Warrant Release Event No Risk of…

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Permits Online

Available 24-hours a day...

Click here to access the County's Online Permitting system- available 24 hours a day

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County Calendar

County Calendar

Click here to access the County Calendar of Events...  

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Notice: Property Taxes Due 12/11/17

Notice: Property Taxes Due 12/11/17

To see or pay your property tax bill online go to: www.madera-county/treasurer Reminder: E-Checks are free

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Live and Archived Board Meetings

Board Meetings

Access live and archived Board of Supervisors meetings as well as past and present meeting agendas and minutes.

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Madera County 311

At Your Service...

The Madera County 311 call center is now open to service you.  You can dial 311 anywhere within Madera County…

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Madera County – MC Alert Home

Madera County Emergency Warning System

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STAGE 3 WATER CONSERVATION NOTICE

STAGE 3 WATER CONSERVATION NOTICE

On January 17, 2014, the Governor of California proclaimed a state of emergency due to the current drought conditions. On…

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LAFCO

lafco sealThe Madera Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) is an autonomous agency that is not part of County Government. However, the Madera LAFCO has chosen to contract for staff services with the County of Madera. The mission of Madera LAFCO is to coordinate logical and timely changes in local governmental boundaries and to implement the applicable provisions of State law, namely the Cortese-Knox- Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000.

LAFCOs have been established in each of California's 58 counties with the basic charge of discouraging urban sprawl and encouraging orderly formation and development of local agencies based upon local conditions and circumstances. LAFCO sets spheres of influence for each city and special district within its jurisdiction; conducts special studies to review potential simplification and streamlining of governmental structure and increase cost effectiveness; and provides for reorganization or consolidation of local governmental agencies when appropriate. It is LAFCO's goal to prevent premature or illogically planned development and to see that services are provided efficiently and economically while agricultural and open-space lands are protected.

The governing body of Madera LAFCO consists of a 5 members Commission, including two members of the Board of Supervisors, 1 member each from the Madera and Chowchilla city councils, and one public member. While 4 of the 5 members are appointed by local jurisdictions, each Commissioner is independent when weighing and reviewing information and when making determinations.

Meetings are held once a month as needed, typically on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at

Madera County Government Center,
200 West 4th Street (Conference Room 3005)
Madera, CA

The Madera County Planning Department, in collaboration with the Information Technology Department, provides information electronically as a courtesy to the public which is not required under California State Law to be updated, revised, or to be made available on the Department website. The digital information contained on the Department webpage(s) is not and should not be considered the official copy of the Planning Department. To obtain an official copy, a person may visit the Madera County Planning Department located at 200 W. 4th St., Suite 3100, Madera, CA 93637. Madera County is not responsible for any special, indirect, direct, incidental, or consequential damages that may arise from the use of, or the inability to use the website and/or materials contained on the website, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, errors, defects, delays in operation, or transmission, or any failure of performance, whether the material is provided by the Madera County Planning Department or an outside source or agency.

General County Contact

General County Contact
200 W. 4th Street
Madera, CA 93637
559-675-7703
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Use this number to get general information about the County or County departments.  

For non-emergency information or service, dial 311