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Colusa County Draft Regional Transportation Plan (RTP)
The Colusa County Draft Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) is now available for review. The 45-day comment period begins Wednesday, March 27th and ends Monday, May 13th. All comments should be submitted in writing or electronically to:

Executive Director, CCTC
1215 Market Street
Colusa, CA 95932

A Public Hearing will be held by the Colusa County Transportation Commission at 3:15pm on May 28th, at their regularly scheduled meeting, and will consider adopting the RTP after the Public Hearing.

Any questions may be directed to 530-458-0466, or at  

You can download the draft Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) here


East Park Reservoir: 
Colusa County is now managing recreation activities at East Park Reservoir.  Visit our Parks and Recreation page to learn more.

First Responders Flood Map is now available for review here

Director of Public Works

Michael J. Azevedo
Assistant Director of Public Works

1215 Market St.
Colusa, CA  95932

Phone: (530) 458-0466
Fax: (530) 458-2035

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

The divisions of the Public Works Department are:

Mission Statement

To advance the life, safety and general welfare of the public by being effective, efficient and responsible for planning, engineering, construction and operation/maintenance of the following activities:

  • Transportation System, Roads, Bridges
  • Solid Waste Enterprise System
  • County Service Areas
  • Flood Control & Water Conservation District
  • County Surveyor

and to strive for higher professional standards, by exchanging information and ideas, and by stimulating a friendly and cooperative spirit among the citizens of Colusa County.


The Public Works Department performs a number of management functions and oversees numerous activities in service to the citizens of the county including:

  • Issuing and inspecting encroachment and transportation permits for work performed within the public right of way and the movement of extralegal loads on roadways.
  • Managing and overseeing flood control and conservation districts.
  • Managing and overseeing transportation planning.
  • Managing, operating, constructing, and maintaining public roads, bridges, and various other related road features.
  • Managing solid waste operations, county landfills, and the transfer station.
  • Operating county service areas.
  • Overseeing the Transit Division.
  • Performing the duties of the county surveyor.
  • Working with other county departments to process and provide guidelines for various land development matters such as subdivisions, property surveys, and use permits.

News Flash
Mendocino National Forest Area Update
Some general forest areas within Ranch Fire footprint are open with the exception of some campgrounds and trials: Read on...