The California Building Code (CBC) states that no building or structure regulated by this Code shall be erected, constructed, enlarged, altered, repaired, moved, improved, removed, converted or demolished unless a separate permit for each building or structure has first been obtained. Find the information you need to apply for a building permit.
An Encroachment Permit is required for any work within a Placer County maintained highway easement, or right-of-way.
Environmental Project Approval
View and download application forms for Environmental Coordination services and permits.
Grading is subject to Placer County Code, Chapter 15, "Grading, Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance," which addresses when a permit is required, and when grading is exempt from permit requirements.
Planning Permits & Functions
View and download Planning Services applications, forms, and fee schedule.
Learn about your options when applying for solar permits in Placer County.
Placer County has the discretionary authority to issue permits for the movement of vehicles/loads exceeding statutory limitations on the length, width, height, and weight of vehicles as contained in Division 15 of the California Vehicle Code.
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Link to page with information on obtaining a permit for either a residential or commercial electric vehicle charging station.