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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

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

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

2016 Placer County Service Awards

Placer County Fairgrounds opens to Oroville spillway evacuees

Placer County building permitting now available online

Placer County Planning Commission seeks to fill vacant seat representing eastern county






Employee Spotlight

Lana Shomo is a Senior Legal Administrative Clerk working in Placer County’s Tahoe probation department. In her spare time, she enjoys photographing beautiful scenery around the Tahoe area. Much of Lana’s work has been published in the Sierra Sun’s “Sierra Snapshots” photo series. Her photograph “Regal Falls” is also currently on display in Placer County’s Employee Art Show. Lana recently shared with us how “Regal Falls” came to be and also her advice for other creatives.

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