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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 »

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
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