1. Steelhead

    Placer Fish and Game Commission Grant application period now open

    The Placer County Fish and Game Commission has opened its annual grant solicitation process, inviting applications from nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, community groups and individuals. Additional Info...
  2. Construction inspector checking digital plans on a tablet

    Placer County’s Building Services Division is going digital

    Placer County’s Community Development Resource Agency is rolling out new technology over the next several months digitizing the building permit process. The new technology will streamline plan review, the permitting process and more. Additional Info...
  3. Paving work being done

    Placer County Board of Supervisors approve $6.14 million in road repair and storm repair projects

    Work on 14 miles of road surfacing and asphalt overlay projects is set to begin in the coming weeks as the Placer County Board of Supervisors took action this week to approve three road work contracts. Additional Info...
  4. Emergency Preparations - D5 Town Hall

    Rewatch the Eastern Placer County Evacuation & Emergency Preparedness Town Hall

    The Placer County Sheriff's Office, CAL FIRE/Placer County Fire Department and the Placer County Office of Emergency Services joined local emergency officials at this town hall to discuss emergency planning and evacuations in eastern Placer. Additional Info...

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North Lake Tahoe has historically attracted residents and visitors alike with tremendous natural beauty and numerous recreational opportunities. The combination of high mountain peaks, a 125,000-acre lake and charming small communities make Lake Tahoe a place loved by many and visited often.

The region offers boundless trails, beautiful beaches, sprawling forests and the crown jewel of Placer County - the largest freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Our responsibility as a county is to provide a wide variety of services to North Lake Tahoe residents, local businesses and visitors.

Our staff and county officials work to preserve and enhance Lake Tahoe’s environment, balance economic development and expand critical services throughout the region. Due to the uniqueness of the terrain here, Placer County works closely with our regional partners to meet the needs of everyone who enjoys what North Lake Tahoe offers.