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Smoke FAQs

Frequently asked questions about exposure to wildfire smoke

A virtual tour of veteran memorials in Placer County

Smoke with trees

A joint air quality advisory issued by Placer County Public Health and the Placer County Air Pollution Control District for Tuesday, Nov. 13, through Friday, Nov. 16

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Placer awarded handful of new vouchers for affordable housing

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Air quality advisory in place through Nov. 19

Welcome to Placer County

Placer County is special with its breathtaking scenery, rich history and year-round recreation. This website will help you locate county services and amenities and you’ll see why more than 380,000 people call Placer County “home.”

 

County Mission

To provide responsive, efficient and effective public services that promote the health, safety, well-being and prosperity of our citizens while protecting our environmental resources and preserving the rich heritage of our region.

Services and Information

  • ADA and Accessibility

    ADA and accessibility information

  • Investor Information

    The only information posted on the County’s web site that should be relied upon in making an investment decision.

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

  • Birth, Death, and Marriage

    Includes bereavement, certificates and vital records, and divorce.

  • Building, Property, and Home

    Includes planning, building codes and permits, code compliance, 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.

  • 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, Recreation, and Parks

    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, road maintenance, transportation and storm drain projects.

  • Safety and Emergency

    Includes forest fires and floods, emergency preparation, emergency response, and flood plain management.

  • Environment and Agriculture

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

  • Placer County Connect

    The easiest and most convenient way to connect with Placer County Services and Information.

County News

Current headlines for Placer County

A joint air quality advisory issued by Placer County Public Health and the Placer County Air Pollution Control District for Friday, Nov. 16, through Monday, Nov. 19

Frequently asked questions about exposure to wildfire smoke

First piece of artwork for Kings Beach roundabouts installed

The love of community: a local probation officer’s journey helping local youth






Why Work For Placer?

Bruce Halls at the beach of North Lake Tahoe

Bruce Hall says driving a bus around Lake Tahoe is the best job he’s ever had. Find out why in our new video series, “Why Placer,” featuring stories from real employees about why they love their Placer jobs and their Placer lives.

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Contact Placer County

Placer County Auburn
175 Fulweiler Avenue
Auburn, CA, 95603
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Placer County Tahoe
775 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA, 96145
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