Departments

  • The Administration Department is responsible for compilation, preparation, recommendation and presentation to the Board of Supervisors of the County Preliminary and Final Budgets on a yearly basis. The Department provides administrative assistance to the Board of Supervisors. The Department develops and implements the County's Purchasing Program and Policy by providing training, guidance and support to County Departments in their purchasing needs.
    Address: 
    Lassen County Administrative Services
    221 S. Roop St., Ste. 4
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Hours: 
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
    • The mission of Personnel & Risk Management Services is to provide productive use of personnel & risk services by attracting and retaining the most qualified individuals into public service; to ensure and promote quality customer service to County officials, departments, employees, and the public we serve, in compliance with federal, state and County ordinances and regulations. Personnel & Risk Management Services is a division of the Lassen County Administration Department. We hope you find our webpage useful and informative.
      Address: 
      Lassen County Administration
      221 S . Roop Street Suite 3
      96130 Susanville , CA
      Hours: 
      Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am-5:30 pm
      Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • The Agricultural Commissioner promotes Lassen County agricultural production by protecting it from injurious pests and diseases, to ensure the safety and wholesomeness of food and other products for the consumer, and to build consumer and business confidence in the marketplace through the maintenance of equity.
    Address: 
    175 Russell Ave.
    96130 Susanville , CA
  • The Assessor is an elected position, charged with discovering, identifying, appraising and enrolling annually all locally taxable property, except public utilities and privately owned railroad cars when the state assesses. The Assessor's staff appraises for all taxing agencies in the County.
    Address: 
    220 South Lassen St. Ste. 4
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Hours: 
    Monday - Friday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Address: 
    221 South Roop St. Ste. 1
    96130 Susanville , CA
  • The Board of Supervisors is a five-member Board elected from five different supervisorial districts. Supervisors are elected for four-year terms with the Chairman being elected by the members each year.
  • Address: 
    Historic Courthouse
    220 S Lassen Street Suite 5
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Hours: 
    Monday - Friday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • Julie Bustamante, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
      Address: 
      Historic Courthouse
      220 S Lassen Street Suite 5
      96130 Susanville , CA
      Hours: 
      Monday - Friday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • Address: 
      Historic Courthouse
      220 S Lassen Street Suite 5
      96130 Susanville , CA
      Hours: 
      Monday - Friday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Address: 
    221 South Roop St. Ste. 2
    96130 Susanville , CA
  • The mission of the Lassen County Child Support Services is to protect children from the economic impact of their parents' divorce, separation or other relationship circumstances that may affect the availability of food, shelter, health care, child care and education; and empower, enable and assist parents in supporting their children.
    Address: 
    Physical Address
    2950 Riverside Drive, Ste. 104
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 999
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Hours: 
    Monday - Friday: 8:30 am-11:45 am, 1:00 pm-4:45 pm
  • The Lassen County District Attorney’s Office, in partnership with the community we serve, is dedicated to ensuring public safety through the vigorous, ethical and professional prosecution of crime while protecting the rights of victims and witnesses.
    • The mission of the Victim-Witness Assistance Program of the Office of the District Attorney is to support victims and witnesses with services which will help them cope with the aftermath of victimization and help make their participation in the system less difficult and burdensome. This program works closely with other local, state, and county offices to provide assistance to victims and their families.
  • The Lassen County Fairgrounds is located in Susanville, California which lies at the head of the Honey Lake Valley with an altitude of 4,200 feet. The beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountain Range surrounds the valley and is the eastern gateway to Lassen Volcanic National Park and Forest.
    Address: 
    195 Russell Avenue
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Hours: 
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Welcome to the Health and Social Services (HSS) Agency section of the Lassen County website. The agency is comprised of nine branches with an approximate gross budget of $27 million and 160 dedicated employees.
    • The Behavioral Health Department is responsible for services which are accessible and acceptable to the county population; which are culturally and age appropriate to the type, amount and intensity needed to maximize recovery; which provide the least restrictive environment with due regard for individual constitutional rights and the public safety.
      Address: 
      Lassen County Behavioral Health
      555 Hospital Lane
      96130 Susanville , CA
      Substance Use Disorder Program
      1400 Chestnut Street Suite A
      96130 Susanville , CA
      Hours: 
      Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
      • Our mission is to provide a comprehensive approach of culturally relevent prevention, intervention, and treatment through a collaborative community process to improve the lives of individuals and families in our community who are affected by alcohol and other drugs.
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        Address: 
        Lassen County Behavioral Health
        555 Hospital Lane
        96130 Susanville , CA
        Substance Use Disorder Program
        1400 Chestnut Street Suite A
        96130 Susanville , CA
        Hours: 
        Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
    • The mission of Lassen WORKS and Community Social Services is to serve individuals, families, and communities of Lassen County in the following ways:
      • Adult Services
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        Address: 
        Child and Family Services
        1445 Paul Buntan Road
        96130 Susanville , CA
        Hours: 
        Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
      • Lassen Works
        Address: 
        Lassen Business Career Network
        1616 Chestnut Street
        96130 Susanville , CA
        Mailing Address
        P.O. Box 1359
        96130 Susanville , CA
        Hours: 
        Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
    • The mission of Environmental Health is to protect, and promote public health and environmental quality through the application of scientific principles, education, and the enforcement of applicable laws and regulations.
      Address: 
      Main Office
      1445 Paul Bunyan Rd. Ste B
      96130 Susanville , CA
      Hours: 
      Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
    • The Grants and Loans Division is committed to community reinvestment through the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funds. The funds assist in improving the quality of life for all residents and business owners in Lassen County by providing businesses with technical assistance, homeowners the financing to complete the necessary repairs to bring a housing unit in compliance with all pertinent codes, affordable housing options, and to upgrade the infrastructure of disadvantaged rural communities.
      Address: 
      Office Location
      1445 Paul Bunyan Road
      96130 Susanville , CA
      Hours: 
      Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
    • Committed to the promotion and protection of health and wellness through education, prevention and collaboration, our vision is to inspire health and wellness for the community of Lassen County.
      Address: 
      Lassen County Public Health
      1445 Paul Bunyan Rd. Ste B
      96130 Susanville , CA
      Hours: 
      Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
      • The Tobacco Education Program exists to help improve the health of Lassen County's residents by working to reduce preventable, excess death and disease caused by tobacco use and exposure to second hand smoke. The program educates and informs youth and community members about the negative health effects of tobacco and encourages smokers and chewers to access cessation services.
        Address: 
        Lassen County Public Health
        1445 Paul Bunyan Rd. Ste B
        96130 Susanville , CA
        Hours: 
        Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
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  • Address: 
    LRSWMA Office
    170 Russell Avenue Ste. X
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Hours: 
    Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
    Friday: 8:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Address: 
    697-345 Highway 36
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Hours: 
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Office of Recovery and Reimbursement- Collections serves the public by providing assistance in paying court-ordered fines and fees. Collection Officers are professional and demonstrate sound communication in every financial assessment.
    Address: 
    Recovery and Reimbursement-- Collections
    220 S. Lassen St., Suite 3
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Hours: 
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Planning and Building Services is a multi-disciplinary department providing a range of planning and development services to citizens, appointed boards, and commissions. Our Department ensures that all development is consistent with State Law, Building Codes, the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance and Development Code. We work together to protect life and property, while improving quality of life and the environment.
    Address: 
    Lassen County Department of Planning and Building Services
    707 Nevada Street Suite 5
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Hours: 
    Monday - Friday: 7:00 am-4:00 pm
    • For information on the Surveyor Division, please call (530) 251-8269.
      Address: 
      707 Nevada Street Ste 5
      96130 Susanville , CA
      Hours: 
      Monday - Friday: 7:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Address: 
    2950 Riverside Drive, Suite 101
    96130 Susanville , CA
  • Thank you for visiting the Lassen County Public Defender Department. If you need to contact our department, please use the information provided in the contact area to the right.
  • The Roads Department provides funding for the maintenance of County road and bridge systems to safeguard the traveling public, and preserves the County's capital investment in the system.
    • The Airports Department is responsible for the administration, operation and maintenance of Lassen County's four airports located throughout the County.
      Address: 
      707 Nevada Street
      96130 Susanville , CA
    • Thank you for visiting the Lassen County Animal Control Department.
      Address: 
      472-000 Johnstonville Rd
      96130 Susanville , CA
    • The Roads Department provides funding for the maintenance of County road and bridge systems to safeguard the traveling public, and preserves the County's capital investment in the system.
    • The Cemeteries Division is responsible for administration, maintenance and operation of Lassen County's cemetery sites which are located throughout the County.
      Address: 
      707 Nevada Street Suite 4
      96130 Susanville , CA
    • The Lassen County Transportation Commission (LCTC) was formed in 1971. It is made up of three members of the Lassen County Board of Supervisors and three members of the Susanville City Council.
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  • The Sheriff is responsible for a wide range of public safety services; including the prevention, detection and investigation of crimes in the unincorporated areas of the County, operating a 24 hour Adult Detention Facility (Jail), managing a 911 dispatch center, providing search and rescue services, providing boating safety services on navigable waters, providing court security services, serving all State mandated writs, warrants, and other notices issued by the Court, and serving as the Coroner of Lassen County.
  • The Treasurer/Tax Collector manages the investments of the County to ensure maximum interest income and adequate cash flow. This office also collects property tax revenue for county government, school districts and various special districts.
  • The Lassen County Veterans Service Office provides assistance, counseling and acts as an advocate to the men and women who served in the Armed Forces of America, their dependents and survivors in obtaining benefits relative to federal, state, and local programs based on military service.
    Address: 
    Memorial Building
    1205 Main Street
    96130 Susanville , CA
    Hours: 
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Historic Highway Bridge Over The Susan River by James Q. Eddy Jr.Photo courtesy James Q. Eddy, Jr.