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Adoptable pet of the week

Supervisors OK measures giving short- and long-term assistance to isolated community

Placer County kicks off tax season with free tax prep assistance event

Hidden Falls Regional Park expansion

Resources and information about the large winter storm

Welcome to the official Placer County website

Placer County is special with its breathtaking scenery, rich history and year-round recreation. This website will help you locate county services and amenities and you’ll see why more than 370,000 people call Placer County “home.”

Services and Information

  • ADA and Accessibility

    ADA and accessibility information

  • Investor Information

    The only information posted on the County’s web site that should be relied upon in making an investment decision.

  • Jobs, Benefits, and Business

    Includes veterans' benefits, starting and running a business, unemployment, County job openings, and selling to the County.

  • Law and Justice

    Includes the courts, grand jury, most wanted, law enforcement, child support enforcement, sealing record, victims' services, and jury duty.

  • Birth, Death, and Marriage

    Includes bereavement, certificates and vital records, and divorce.

  • Building, Property, and Home

    Includes planning, building codes and permits, code compliance, owning and renting a property, and property tax assessments.

  • Health and Family Care

    Includes child and adult health service, food stamps, foster care, mental health, in-home nurse, substance abuse, and child support.

  • Animal Services

    Includes adopting a pet, animal control, and local vets and shelters.

  • County and Government

    Includes information on the buildings, county, codes, departments, projects, representation, and voting.

  • Community and Recreation

    Includes activities and events, parks, museums, libraries, and volunteerism.

  • Taxes and Financial Reports

    Property taxes, business taxes, transient occupancy taxes, fines, and financial reports.

  • Transportation and Travel

    Includes passports, bus schedules, road maintenance, transportation and storm drain projects.

  • Safety and Emergency

    Includes forest fires and floods, emergency preparation, emergency response, and flood plain management.

  • Environment and Agriculture

    Includes air quality and burn days, garbage and recycling, sewer, conservation, and green energy financing.

  • Placer County Connect

    The easiest and most convenient way to connect with Placer County Services and Information.

County News

Current headlines for Placer County

Placer approves final touches for Kings Beach Core Improvement Project

Transient occupancy taxes to fund new trails, transit system upgrades and more in eastern Placer County

Placer awards $368,000 to design next phase of Martis Valley Trail

2016 Placer County Service Awards






Employee Spotlight

If you haven’t been up to Tahoe to enjoy the employee art on display, we’re bringing it to you.  All the art exhibited at the Tahoe City Library have something in common; the subjects are animals.  Donna Hallman’s piece is a pastel called “Mama Cougar with Cubs.” Donna is a staff services analyst for HHS Human Services in Rocklin and answers questions below about her creative inspiration.  

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