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Resources and information about the large winter storm

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.

Sheriff's Office Code of Ethics

New video highlights Sheriff’s Office’s dedication to serving our communities

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

Sierra residents, businesses advised to monitor snow loads on roofs, propane tanks, gas lines and ventilation systems

Coordinated public safety agencies undertake safety assessment of Lake Tahoe residences

Over 2,000 homes checked in west shore safety assessment

North Tahoe in storm recovery mode; bracing for beautiful holiday weekend with challenges

Upcoming Meetings

CANCELLED - Weimar-Applegate-Colfax MAC

CANCELLED - Colfax City Hall, 33 South Main Street, Colfax, CA

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

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