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Posted on: February 23, 2020

Bissell Pet Foundation

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CCAS is a proud partner of the Bissell Pet Foundation, which helps shelters like CCAS find loving homes for the animals in our care.

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Posted on: February 22, 2020

NOTICE: Animal Services Department Emails Offline on Feb. 23

Please note that Contra Costa Animal Services department emails will be offline between 5:00pm Feb. 23 and 8:00am Feb 24 while the department updates it’s platform. Department staff will not be able to receive emails during that time. Please cal...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Roadwork Updates

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Get information about current roadwork and construction projects from Public Works.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Census 2020 Training Workshops

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Contra Costa County’s Census 2020 Complete Count Steering Committee has been building a network of trusted messengers to increase awareness and motivate residents to respond to the 2020 Census. In order to get a complete count, it will require s...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

News Release: Walnut Creek Man Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Meet Minor Online For Sex Acts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- February 20, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office; 925-536-8110, cell

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Walnut Creek Resident Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Meet  Minor Online For Sex Acts

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Tree Stump Grinding and Debris Removal at Fox Creek Park in Walnut Creek

Contra Costa County Public Works Will Perform Tree Stump Grinding and Debris Removal at Fox Creek Park in Walnut Creek

February 20, 2020, Walnut Creek, CA – A Contra Costa County Public Works contractor will perform tree stump grinding a...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Tree Stump Grinding and Debris Removal on the Iron Horse Trail in Pleasant Hill-Walnut Creek

Contra Costa County Public Works Will Perform Tree Stump Grinding and Debris Removal along the Iron Horse Trail in Pleasant Hill/Walnut Creek.

 February 20, 2020, Walnut Creek, CA – A Contra Costa County Public Works contractor ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Check Your Voter Registration for March Presidential Primary Election

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The Contra Costa Elections Division urges all voters to make sure their voter registration status is up to date before voter information and ballots are mailed beginning in January for the March Presidential Primary Election. 

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Watch Local Election Previews and Forums

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Contra Costa voters can watch local election previews here on demand. The previews include Supervisorial Districts III and V, State Assembly Districts 14-16, State Senate District 7, and Measure J.

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

2020 Public Works Department Fee Schedule for Permits and Service Requests

A new Land Development Fee Schedule was adopted by the Board of Supervisors and becomes effective on March 1, 2020. PWD Fee Schedule is a summary of the Public Works Department related fees and should be used for all permits or fee for service requests fr...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

County Census 2020 Mini-Grant Funding Available

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Contra Costa County announces Census 2020 outreach mini-grants through a Request for Proposals (RFP). This funding is available to tax-exempt organizations, schools, and public agencies and will consist of rolling mini-grants for Census events to help ens...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

2020 Land Development Unit Price Guide for Improvement Bond Estimate

On March 1, 2020 new Unit Price Guide for Engineering Services-Land Development will be effective. These unit prices have been updated to reflect the current costs of construction. The following unit prices supersede those dated July 2015, and should be u...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Census 2020 Training Workshops

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The future of your community starts with Census 2020. The Census count comes once a decade, to account for every person in the United States. Not only does the count determine congressional districting, it also allocates critical funding for our communiti...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Contra Costa County Adopts Streamlined Electric Charging Station Ordinance

Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors adopts a streamlined permitting process for electric charging stations.

A newly adopted County ordinance facilitates the installation of electric vehicle charging stations within the County’s jurisdiction ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Contra Costa County Adopts Streamlined Electric Charging Station Ordinance

Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors adopts a streamlined permitting process for electric charging stations.

A newly adopted County ordinance facilitates the installation of electric vehicle charging stations within the County’s jurisdiction ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

Secured 2nd Installment Due

The second installment of your property tax bill is due on February 1 and becomes delinquent after 5:00 pm on April 10.  The installment is subject to penalties if not received timely by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

County Health Department is Closely Monitoring New Coronavirus

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Contra Costa Health Services is working closely with its partners and other health systems to track the situation locally. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and public health agencies acros...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

News Release: Two Men Charged with Burglary of Walnut Creek Macy’s; Over $65,000 Jewelry Taken

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 30, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

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Two Men Charged with Burglary of Walnut Creek Macy’s; Over $65,000 Jewelry Taken

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

County Census 2020 Mini-Grants Now Available

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Contra Costa County announces its second phase of Census 2020 outreach mini-grants through a Request for Proposals (RFP). The second phase of funding is available to tax-exempt organizations, schools, and public agencies and will consist of rolling mini-g...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

News Release: Human Trafficking Day of Action in Richmond Set for January 23

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Human Trafficking Day of Action in Richmond Set for January 23

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Oak Park Properties FAQS-Updated January 2020

This project envisions a new library building; new sports fields for the community to enjoy; a new neighborhood of 34 single-family homes; and a greatly improved Monticello Ave as well as the adjacent section of Oak Park Blvd.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

News Release: DA's Office & Code for America Announce 3,264 Marijuana Convictions Will Be Cleared

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January 9, 2020

CONTRA COSTA CONTACT: Scott Alonso, scott.alonso@contracostada.org, 925-536-8110

CODE FOR AMERICA CONTACT:   Scott Gerber, scott@vrge.us, 408-202-4255

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

New Land Development Fees adopted

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Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors adopted new land development fees on December 17, 2019. The fees will be implemented on March 1, 2020.

See New Land Development Fee Schedule (PDF)

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Contra Costa County Census 2020 Phase II Grant Funding Available – Request for Proposals Released

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Contra Costa County announces its second phase of Census 2020 outreach mini-grants through a Request for Proposals (RFP). The second phase of funding is available to tax-exempt organizations, schools, and public agencies consisting of rolling mini-grants ...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

CCAS 2020 Fee Schedule Update to Take Effect on Jan. 1

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As we approach the new year, Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) would like to alert you to an update in our Departmental fee schedule that will take effect on January 1st, 2020. Approved by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on November 19, 201...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Prosecutor Academy

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First year law students are encouraged to spend one week learning from some of the top trial attorneys in the state at Prosecutor Academy. How do prosecutors decide what cases to file? How does a case proceed from arrest to jury trial? This one-week inten...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

PG&E to Begin Construction on Bay Point Utility Undergrounding Project

August 27, 2019, Bay Point, CA - Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) will begin construction on the Bay Point Utility Undergrounding Project. The work consists of undergrounding utility lines along Bailey Road from State Route 4 north to Willow Pass Road ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

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Have a question about property taxes in Contra Costa County?  You are not alone.  Hopefully, we have the answers you are looking for. Here are some categories to search:

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Important Tax Dates

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The following schedule is intended to serve as a general guide to property owners in Contra Costa County, California. Please note that the list below includes only the more significant dates and does not include all items or activities in the regular, pro...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

CalGold Website

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CalGold website assists you in finding appropriate permit information for your business. It also provides contact information for the various agencies that administer & issue the permits.

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Animal Services Stats

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In an effort to be more transparent, we provide a host of details in our monthly stats report.

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Kirker Pass Truck Climbing Lane Project

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May 9, 2019, Concord, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction on the Kirker Pass Road Northbound ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Oak Park Properties FAQs - September 2019 - Draft EIR released on August 30, 2019

This project envisions a new library building; new sports fields for the community to enjoy; a new neighborhood of 34 single-family homes; and a greatly improved Monticello Ave as well as the adjacent section of Oak Park Blvd.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

About the Board

New Chair and Vice Chair Sworn in to Office

District 2 Supervisor Candace Andersen has been selected to serve as Chair of the Board for 2020; District 3 Supervisor Diane Burgis is the Vice-Chair.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Billing & Payments

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Explore options for receiving the annual tax bill and for paying your taxes, plus more.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Business License

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Learn how to apply for a business license, complete online renewal, view costs, or submit an exemption.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Come Work with Us!

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Are you passionate about animal welfare? Does your heart yearn for the chance to make a difference in an animal's life? Join Animal Services!

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Community Outreach

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The District Attorney offers programs for parent education and support, supporting parents of chronically absent children campus safety and online safety for kids, preventing violence through youth education.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Conservation & Development

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The Application and Permit Center includes staff from Planning, Building Inspection, and Public Works with the goal of enhancing the coordination of permitting services and providing as many development-related services as possible in one office.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Contra Costa Television

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Contra Costa Television (CCTV) is the flagship channel of Contra Costa County's cable television programming, bringing you special events, government meetings and produced shows.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

District Attorney Diana Becton

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District Attorney Diana Becton has spent most of her professional career as a judge, lawyer, and manager. On September 17, 2017, she was sworn in as the 25th District Attorney for the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office. District Attorney Becto...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Find Us

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Superior Court Operations

The main branch of the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office is located at:900 Ward StreetMartinez, CA 94553Phone: (925) 957 2200

Central Eastern Operations 

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office, Cent...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Foster a Friend

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Contra Costa Animal Services is launching a pilot Foster Program. We have had a thriving kitten foster program for several years and we are now expanding this program to include dogs and cats. The CCAS Foster program is a great way to help animal...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Frequent Permit Requests

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Learn more about getting requests approved for home occupations, temporary events, accessory dwelling units, or alcohol and beverage sales.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

New Property Owners

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As a new owner you may not receive a bill since it is mailed out only once a year.  If you recently bought property, you should contact our office to find out the tax status and obtain a copy of the bill. If you know your Assessor's Parcel Number...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Residential Building

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Learn about the most frequently requested building permits.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Shelter Enrichment Team

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The Shelter Enrichment Team was created to solve the issue of enrichment for animals in the care of the County. A medically healthy dog isn't necessarily behaviorally, mentally, or emotionally well. It is no surprise that animals are stressed within the s...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Warm Tales & Happy Tails

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There's nothing better than taking home your new friend. Read adoption success stories to warm your heart.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Watch a Live Meeting

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Meeting agendas for the Board of Supervisors are available online. All meetings are open to the public, and the public is encouraged to attend.

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