Community Development

Welcome to the Alpine County Community Development Department.  The Department includes three different divisions:


⚠ All  Building, Public Works and Planning Applications must be submitted to Community Development via our new online portal (iWorq). Learn more about application requirements and fees in the included Information Guides or by visiting the division pages above.

ℹ-Many projects are subject to Alpine County Development Standards



ℹ️For general inquiries, please contact us at


Flash Flood / Mudslide Damage Assessment Survey:

⚠- August 2022- Alpine County would like to document areas impacted by early August’s  flash-flood events.   Please take our survey and upload photos/videos for documentation

[ Take Survey  ]


Draft Housing Element Submitted to Housing and Community Development (HCD) 

📰July 28th, 2022- : Read more about the Draft 6th Cycle, General Plan - Housing Element. 


FEMA Preliminary Floodplain Insurance Study and Flood Insurance Risk Maps Workshop  (June 22nd)


Biomass Collection (Burn Pile) Open From:  April 16th- May 29th

The Burn Pile will open on Saturday, April 16  to accept green waste from residents of Alpine County.  Please download the flyer or goto the website for additional information.

Downtown Markleeville Walking and Bicycle Needs Assessment Survey

Take the Survey!📋

Want to Submit an Issue/ Suggestion on a map?:  [Use the App

Markleeville Community Meeting Open Forum

Wednesday, March 30th, 2022
LOCATION: County Administration Building 99 Water Street, Markleeville, CA 96120  💾Download Flyer
Come Learn and provide your input on multiple projects and opportunities happening this summer and in the coming years.

Topics include:

  • Open Forum for Walking and Biking Improvements
  •  Markleeville Creek Restoration Project
  •  State Route 89 Bridge Replacement Project
  •  Hot Springs Road Bridge Replacement Project
  •  Hot Springs Road Reconstruction Project 
  •  Markleeville Sewer Project 

Turtle Rock Park Updates  

The Turtle Rock Park Community Center  is available for community use on a limited basis.  For reservations, please refer to the Turtle Rock Park Community Center web page.  Turtle Rock Park Campground  is Closed Until Further Notice

Recycling Center at Woodfords: 

The drop off recycling center at Woodfords is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. To drop off your recycling, please drive through the gate and place your recycling items in the appropriate bins. Additionally, the Douglas Transfer Station at 902 Dump Road in Gardnerville is open for recycling drop off Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can call them at 775-782-3925 or 775-782-5713 to confirm.


 The County Dial-A-Ride will be available to transport passengers to essential services only until further notice. Essential services include medical, pharmacy, grocery, food, banks, laundromats – more information can be found on the web at COVID-19 - Essential Services. Persons with cold or flu-like symptoms will not be allowed to use the service. Our driver is authorized to screen passengers for this purpose. We ask all passengers to practice good social distancing when in the van. The interior of the Dial-A-Ride van will be cleaned regularly with disinfectant. Dial-A-Ride is a reservation service that regularly operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call 530-694-9301 to schedule a ride. More information can be found on the web at Dial-A-Ride.

Community Development has finalized its submission for the Road Maintenance Repair and Accountability (RMRA) funding request through Cal Smart with the submission of Resolution No. R2021-39, provided for review.