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Welcome to Monterey County Resource Management Agency (RMA)

Special Announcement:

GIS Mapping and Data Download Services now online

Recovery, rebuilding and services information for those affected by the Pfeiffer Fire is now online

Schilling Place Comments

Through the end of August 2014, the County of Monterey will be accepting comments from the public on the County’s potential acquisition of Schilling Place.  Please submit your comments by email at  Please include your name, address and telephone number, should we need to contact you for further information.  Thank you for sharing your comments and interest in this matter.

Benny Young, Monterey County Resource Management Agency Director


The Resource Management Agency brings together a range of functions, including Building Services, Planning, and Public Works to ensure safe building construction, plan for the future needs of the County, manage infrastructure and county facilities, and protect natural resources.

The RMA has four Divisions:

  • Administration - Provides management oversight for land use functions within the RMA and coordinates with outside agencies. Also, provides services that support RMA operations (Finance, HR, Risk, IT) management.

    Benny J. Young - RMA Director
    Carl P. Holm, AICP - Deputy Director RMA
  • Building Services - Provides plan check and inspection services. Also, manages code enforcement activities.

    Michael A. Rodriguez, CBO - Chief Building Official
    TBD - Deputy Building Official

  • Planning Services - Provide land use permit services. Also, manages the County's land use policies and regulations.

    Michael Novo, AICP - Director of Planning

  • Public Works - Maintains the County's infrastructure including roads, bridges and County facilities.

    Robert K. Murdoch, PE - Director of Public Works
    Paul Greenway, PE - Assistant Director of Public Works


The Vision of the Monterey County Resource Management Agency is to enhance the quality of life and economic health of the community by providing responsive, efficient, and high quality public services and to promote good stewardship of natural and man-made resources.


·      Honesty, hard work, and ethical behavior

·      Transparency and Accountability

·      Communication and Coordination with the public and partner agencies

·      Empower staff and recognize superior performance

·      Equitable treatment and respect of all constituents

·      Excellence in service delivery



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