Planning Services Division
3091 County Center Drive, Auburn, CA 95603
530-745-3000, 530-745-3080 (FAX)
775 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA 96145
530-581-6280, 530-581-6204 (FAX)
Mon/Tue/Thurs/Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
No application submittals after 4:30 p.m.
The Tahoe office will be closed 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Thursday during the month of January for staff training to better serve the public.
We provide information on land development and zoning, review and make recommendations on land development applications, assist the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission in planning for growth, and enforce the Placer County Zoning Ordinance.
Services and Information
- Planning Commission
Public hearings for discretionary land use permits (Use Permits, Major Subdivisions, Rezonings)
- Zoning Administrator/Parcel Review
Public hearings for discretionary land use permits (Variances, Minor Use Permits, Minor Land Divisions)
- Permit Research
Various tools to conduct permit research (Planning, Building, Engineering permits)
- Zoning and Land Use
Parcel specific information including zoning, parcel size, aerial photography
- Tahoe Planning
Design Review public meetings, Site Assessments, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency information
- Application Fees and Forms
Includes forms for land use applications and filing fee information
- Document Library
General/Community Plans, Design Guidelines, Zoning Ordinance
- Conservation Plan
Habitat Conservation Plan, Natural Community Conservation Plan
- Placer Legacy
Countywide open space and habitat protection program
- Biomass Project
New small scale combined heat and power facility in eastern Placer County
Homebuyer assistance programs, housing grants and loan information
Opening a winery in Placer County