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Economic Development

The Economic Development division helps maintain and grow the County's economic base, which supports a high quality of life for residents, businesses, and tourists within Placer County.

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Services & Programs

  • Start a Business
    The Placer Business Resource Center. Free to low-cost workshops and counseling for startups and existing small businesses. Develop business plans, discover financing options, accounting courses, marketing strategies, state and federal tax and labor regulations, and employment resources.
  • Sites & Buildings
    Available industrial and commercial sites and buildings for sale and lease.
  • Obtain a Business License
    Get a new or renew a business license to do business in unincorporated Placer County from our Treasurer-Tax Collector office.
  • Economic Intelligence
    Placer County demographics including current population estimates, future population projections, Sales & Use Tax, Transient Occupancy Taxes, economic analyses, and reports.
  • The Business Advantage Network
    Workforce development providing no-cost hiring assistance to employers in the County, wage reimbursement, job seeker resources, and job fairs
  • Economic Incentive Programs
    Impact fee deferrals, impact fee and public infrastructure financing (Statewide Community Infrastructure Program), North Lake Tahoe Tourist Accommodation Units
  • Lake Tahoe Film Office
    Filming in beautiful Placer County, Lake Tahoe, free film permits, locations for filming, California Film and TV tax credit
  • Placer County Economic Development Board
    Advisory body for business retention and attraction efforts and the county's film promotion program.

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