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King Fire Update: The King Fire is currently at 82,018 acres with 10% containment. The following intersections are closed to the public: Mosquito Ridge at Gorman Ranch, Foresthill Divide at Soda Springs, and Foresthill Divide at Deadwood. IRONMAN cancellation supported by Placer County Health Officials. Public Information line is currently staffed at 530-886-5310 to handle inquiries. More »

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)

Public Counter hours: Mon-Fri 8 to 5, closed Wednesdays 8 to 9
No application submittals after 4:30 p.m.

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.

The Planning Division Fee Schedule has been updated (effective July 8, 2014).

Services and Information

  • Planning Commission
    Public hearings for discretionary land use permits (Use Permits, Subdivisions, Rezonings)
  • Zoning Administrator/Parcel Review
    Public hearings for discretionary land use permits (Variances, Minor Use Permits, Minor Land Divisions)
  • Zoning and land use information
    Parcel specific information including zoning, parcel size, aerial photography
  • Application Fees and Forms
    Includes forms for land use applications and filing fee information
  • Tahoe Planning
    Design Review public meetings, Site Assessments, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency information
  • Document Library
    General Plan, Community Plans, Design Guidelines, Zoning Ordinance, Equine Management Regulations, Guidelines
  • Placer County Conservation Plan
    Habitat Conservation Plan and 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
  • Housing
    Homebuyer assistance programs, housing grants and loan information
  • Small Wineries
    Opening a small winery (less than 20,000 cases per year) in Placer County