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County of Madera

California

Special Districts and Rate Increases

Madera County currently operates and maintains your sewer and/or water system. The County continually strives to be more efficient and cost effective at operating and maintaining your system. However, service charge increases are needed to keep up with the cost of construction, labor, power, repairs, operations and maintenance.

The following Special Districts are undergoing the evaluation of potential service charge increases. For additional information please click on the links below.

Proposition 218

On November 5, 1996 California voters passed Proposition 218 which amended the California Constitution (Articles XIIIC and XIIID).

  • Prop 218 requires that a local government have a majority vote of the affected property owners for any proposed new or increased assessment for major improvements and replacements.
  • Prop 218 requires that a local government have a majority protest hearing for any proposed increases to the service charges for operations and maintenance.

For more information regarding Prop 218 please visit the following websites:

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Building Division

Building Division
Suite 3100, Government Center
Madera, CA 93637
(559)675-7821
Fax: (559)675-6573
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  • Our office hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • We are closed Saturday, Sunday and selected holidays.
  • Permits are not issued after 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.


Building Division - Bass Lake Satellite Office
40601 Road 274
Bass Lake, CA 93604
(559)642-3203
Fax: (559)658-6959
  • Our office hours are from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Monday thru Friday.
  • We are closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday and selected holidays.

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