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Placer County offices will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday

Tahoe Planning


The Planning Services Division and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency work together to process permits in the Tahoe Basin based on the provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding between the two agencies. The office is located at 775 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA 96145 (530-581-6200).

Please note:

  • Planners are unavailable at the public counter on Tuesdays.
  • The public counter is closed from 8:00 am to 9:00 am every Wednesday.
  • The office does not accept applications, fees, or issue permits after 4:30 pm.

The Placer County Zoning Ordinance applies to all land uses and development within the unincorporated areas of Placer County.

To submit a Site Assessment request, the form is available in both Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF.

TRPA Regional Update Maps:

Planning Permit Research

There are three ways of conduction Planning Permit Research for unincorporated areas within Placer County:

Design Review Committee Public Meetings

Resolution 2014-214 adopted October 21, 2014 dissolving the North Tahoe and Tahoe City Design Review Committees and forming a combined Tahoe Basin Design Review Committee.

Tahoe Basin Design Review Committee

May 22

Agenda: April 27, 2018



Agenda: March 27, 2018



Agenda: February 27, 2018



Agenda: December 12, 2017


Agenda: November 28, 2017

 Agenda: October 24, 2017

Agenda: August 22, 2017


Agenda: July 25, 2017


Agenda: June 27, 2017

  • The Burrito Window Design Review
  • Tahoe Cedars Planned Residential Development


Action Agenda: May 16, 2017


Agenda: April 25, 2017


 Agenda: March 28, 2017


Action Agenda:  February 28, 2017

Previous Agendas and Minutes:  

         Minutes: July 19, 2016

         Agenda:  September 27, 2016

         Agenda:  October 25, 2016


         Location: Placer County Administrative Offices, 775 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe City
         Meeting time: 4:00 p.m.
         Regularly scheduled: Third Tuesday of the month
         Agenda published: Thursday prior to the meeting date

Squaw Valley Site Design Review Committee

Agenda: May 3, 2018 - CANCELLED 

Agenda: April 5, 2018  

 Minutes: February 1,2018

        Agenda: January 4, 2018- Cancelled

       Agenda: October 5,2017

      Agenda: August 3, 2017 - CANCELLED 

      Agenda: July 6, 2017

        Agenda: June 1, 2017  -   CANCELLED

        Agenda: March 2, 2017 - CANCELLED

        Agenda: April 6, 2017


Previous Agendas and Minutes:  

        Agenda: December 1, 2016

        Agenda: September 1, 2016 - Cancelled

Location: Squaw Valley Public Service District Building, Community Meeting Room, 305 Squaw Valley Road
Meeting time: 3:30 p.m.
Regularly scheduled: First Thursday of the month
Agenda published: Thursday prior to the meeting date


    Contact Us

    Tahoe Office

      775 North Lake Blvd. "Customs House"
      P.O. Box 1909
      Tahoe City CA 96145
      Phone: 530-581-6280, FAX: 530-581-6282

    Auburn Office

      3091 County Center Drive
      Auburn CA 95603
      Phone: 530-745-3110, FAX: 530-745-7589