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Resources and information about the large winter storm

Information on the Jan. 31 Placer County Government Center master plan meeting

Help for the Homeless

Placer approves zoning change creating more options for future shelter locations

Now, through the end of February, spay and neuter surgeries will be available for Placer County cats, free of charge.

Placer artist Frank Ordaz shares the story of his journey from working on “Return of the Jedi” to painting landscapes in the Sierra.

Welcome to the official Placer County website

Placer County is special with its breath-taking scenery, rich history, and year-round recreation. This website will help you locate various county services and amenities and you’ll see why more than 360,000 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

Draft site plan options for future of Placer County Government Center the focus of Jan. 31 community meeting

Placer County advising weekend North Lake Tahoe visitors to come prepared and be patient

Placer County steps up Transient Occupancy Tax audit and compliance efforts

Placer County and Tahoe partners preparing for storms hitting the area this week

Upcoming Meetings

CANCELLED - Donner Summit MAC

CANCELLED - Judah Day Lodge at Sugar Bowl, Coldstream Room (upstairs), 629 Sugar Bowl Road, Norden, CA

CANCELLED - Newcastle-Ophir MAC

Ophir Elementary School, 1373 Lozanos Road, Newcastle, CA

CANCELLED - Board Meeting Tahoe

CANCELLED - Board Meeting Tahoe - Location TBD

In the Spotlight

Water Conservation

Water Conservation

There are lots of simple ways to reduce the amount of water that we use at home, both inside and outside.

Explore the fun and interactive water saving tips section at the Save Our Water website to find ways to save water during this historic drought.


Supervisors and District Map