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  • 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, most wanted, law enforcement, child support enforcement, sealing record, victims' services, and jury duty.

  • Building, Property, and Home

    Includes planning, building codes and permits, 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.

  • Birth, Death, and Marriage

    Includes bereavement, certificates and vital records, and divorce.

  • Environment and Agriculture

    Includes air quality and burn days, garbage and recycling, sewer, conservation, and green energy financing.

  • 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, and road maintenance.

  • Safety and Emergency

    Includes forest fires and floods, emergency preparation, and emergency response.

Placer County Commonly-Used Acronyms

This is a list of acronyms commonly used by Placer County officials and staff. If you want to add an acronym, please contact the Web Manager.

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  • ARD - Auburn Recreation District
  • CC&R - Covenants, conditions & restrictions
  • CEQA - California Environmental Quality Act
  • CRMP - Coordinated Resource Management & Planning
  • CSAC - California State Association of Counties
  • DEIR - Draft Environmental Impact Report
  • EIAQ - Environmental Impact Assessment Questionnaire
  • EIR - Environmental Impact Report
  • FSR - Feasibility Study Report
  • GIS - Geographical Information System
  • HCP - Habitat Conservation Plan
  • INI - Inflow and infiltration
  • LTC - Long term commitment
  • MAC - Municipal Advisory Council
  • MIS - Major Investment Study
  • MOU - Memorandum of Understanding
  • MPO - Metro Planning Organization
  • NEPA - National Environmental Protection Act - land use/planning term
  • NCCP - Natural Community Conservation Plan
  • NOP - Notice of Preparation - land use/planning term
  • OWP - Overall Work Program
  • PCTPA - Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (used to be PCTC, Placer County Transportation Commission)
  • PCWA - Placer County Water Agency
  • PY - Person years
  • RFP - Request for Proposals
  • RFQ - Request for Qualifications
  • SSIR - Site Specific Impact Report
  • STIP - State Transportation Improvement Program
  • TOT - Transient Occupancy Tax
  • TRPA - Tahoe Regional Planning Agency