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


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

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


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 sign-in at the Community Development Office, staff will open the gate and you can drive through 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.