Kenneth L. Brown, Assessor

444 Oak Street - Room B
Red Bluff, CA 96080
(P. O. Box 428, Red Bluff, CA 96080)

(530) 527-5931
Fax (530) 529-4019
COVID Office Hours - 8 a.m. through noon


Monday through Friday



The Assessor is responsible for determining the assessed value of all taxable Real and Personal Property located within Tehama County. Under California Constitution and the Revenue and Taxation Code, the Assessor:

  • Locates all taxable property within Tehama County.
  • Identifies the owner of all taxable property.
  • Establishes the assessed value of taxable property in accordance with the law.
  • Produces assessment rolls for secured and unsecured property.

Building and Safety

444 Oak Street - Room H
Red Bluff, CA 96080

(530) 527-7002
Fax (530) 527-2655


To request an inspection please call 527-4928.  Please note: Inspections for Manton, Mill Creek,

Mineral, Paynes Creek, and Ponderosa Sky Ranch will continue to be done on Thursdays only.

Inspections for Rancho Tehama will be done on Wednesdays only.

IMPORTANT: Inspections need to be phoned in on a business day BEFORE 3:30 to receive an inspection on the next business day.

To speak with our office please call 527-7002.


Kristen Maze, Director of Planning

444 Oak Street - Room I
Red Bluff, CA 96080

(530) 527-2200
Fax (530) 527-2655

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8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

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Building a Brighter Community One Plan at a Time

Our priority is to provide efficient and effective services to those we serve, citizens, business and property owners, visitors, and stakeholders.  

The Planning Department serves as the land use information center for the County. For general information and Zoning requests please contact our office. The Department functions as a professional staff to the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, and the Airport Land Use Commission. The Department disseminates information to the public regarding potential development areas for residential, commercial, industrial, and resource development and management.

The Department is responsible for the maintenance and implementation of the County General Plan, the County Zone Plan, and implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The Department processes development applications and permit requests for land divisions, use permits, General Plan amendments, zone changes, and variances. It also processes permits and enforces state requirements for the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA). The Department functions as the Census Data Center for the County and disseminates information regarding population, economic, and housing characteristics and trends.

The Planning Department values your comments, suggestions and opinions.  Please email the department with your comments, questions, or suggestions. You may also call or visit our office.  


Tehama County Housing Element 2014-2019

Tehama County General Plan         

Safety Element 2018 Update