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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.

County Applications

These are current county applications for positions on county commissions and committees, permits and other purposes. To find the application you need, please read the descriptions and use the links to other county Web pages for additional information. Some applications are in Portable Document Format - PDF. Here is further information on the PDF type of file.

Committee or Commission Application

Committee or Commission Application

This is the standard form for applying for a seat on one of the many county committees and commissions - over 100 - which make decisions or provide advice and assistance to the Board of Supervisors and other county decision-making bodies, officials and staff. Each committee or commission has its own member eligibility requirements. Some committee or commission positions are volunteer with no reimbursement, while some committees or commissions provide for reimbursement for expenses.

A sample of a completed application form is also available. These forms are in PDF.

Further information on Placer County's committees and commissions is available. If you can't find the information you seek, please call:

Clerk of the Board
800-488-4308 (toll-free within Placer County, outside the Auburn area

Building Permit Application Forms

Building Permit Application

Building permit forms and permit information is available in the Adobe Acrobat PDF format, for your convenience. Download and print these forms, complete them and mail them to:

Building Department
3091 County Center Dr.
Auburn CA 95603

530-581-6200 (Tahoe area)

These forms and related information are on the Building Department Web Page (

County Job Openings and Application Form

Job Openings and Application Form

Placer County’s Job Opportunity Broadcast System, or JOBS, is a convenient, easy-to-use system that allows people to apply for jobs online, submit electronic interest cards so they are advised of future openings, view the status of recruitments and application materials, check examination results, view notices and update contact information.

To access JOBS, visit our website at

PDF Files - To read and use files in Portable Document Format - PDF - you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed on your computer. Adobe offers detailed instructions on how to download a copy of the software and install it.