Find out how revitalizing North Lake Tahoe communities and protecting the environment are intertwined

Alongside its regional partners, Placer County is working to find a balance in the Tahoe Basin to establish economic vitality and promote environmental benefits for Lake Tahoe. Hear from county officials, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, the North Tahoe Community Alliance and local residents and business owners as they discuss redevelopment efforts in the region.

Learn more about the county's vision for North Lake Tahoe:

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  1. Placer County Sign buried in snow

    Prepare now for severe winter weather

    A major winter storm is expected to bring extremely heavy mountain snow, foothill snow, strong winds and widespread rain to Placer County this Thursday through the weekend. Additional Info...
  2. TART connect bus at the transit center - photo by Ryan Salm

    Traffic mobility takes a step forward in North Lake Tahoe with project funding approvals

    The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved additional funding for expanded mobility options in North Lake Tahoe as transient occupancy tax funds totaling nearly $2.8 million were reinvested into eastern Placer County programs and projects. Additional Info...
  3. Cabin Creek - green forest with river running through

    Placer County staff advances Tahoe biomass project, seeking public-private partnership

    he Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday authorized county staff to prepare and release a request for proposals for the proposed Cabin Creek biomass facility project in North Lake Tahoe. Additional Info...
  4. downhill skier and Placer County Sheriff&#39s Office SUV in the snow

    Placer County to oversee security operations at World Cup

    The Placer County Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with Placer County Emergency Management, is primed to oversee security operations at this week’s Stifel Palisades World Cup event in Olympic Valley. Additional Info...
  5. An aerial view of a multifamily housing development in Placer County

    Board of Supervisors take action to emphasize flexibility within Rezone Program

    To continue meeting state requirements while maintaining as much flexibility as possible, the Placer County Board of Supervisors took action to refine a list of properties for consideration within the county’s Housing Element Sites Rezone program. Additional Info...
  6. An aerial image of the Boatworks docks on Lake Tahoe

    Placer County to launch environmental review of Boatworks at Tahoe redevelopment project

    The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency have issued a joint notice of preparation for an environmental impact report/environmental impact study for the Boatworks at Tahoe redevelopment project. Additional Info...
  7. A row of multif-family housing

    Draft EIR on Housing Element Sites Rezone program available for public review and comment

    A draft environmental impact report on the Housing Element Sites Rezone program is now available for public review and comment through March 18. The documents are accessible for review at our local libraries and online. Additional Info...
  8. Grove Street Intersection Improvements aerial image

    County seeks to safeguard pedestrian safety and enhance traffic flow at Grove Street in Tahoe City

    A project to safeguard pedestrians and enhance traffic flow within the Tahoe City corridor is set to kick off after a key approval by the Placer County Board of Supervisors last week. Additional Info...
  9. Head shot of George Alves

    George Alves appointed to Placer County Planning Commission

    The Placer County Board of Supervisors took recent action to appoint George Alves to the Placer County Planning Commission, representing District 2. Additional Info...
  10. Northstar parking management

    Placer County expands parking management to Northstar California

    Our Board of Supervisors this week approved an agreement with Northstar California Resort to provide backup enforcement of parking restrictions this winter - aiming to alleviate traffic congestion along state Route 267. Additional Info...
  11. NF - Book Bingo

    Book Bingo challenges Placer readers to expand horizons

    The Placer County Library invites you to “get cozy” this winter and expand your reading horizons through the Winter Book Bingo 2024 challenge for adults. Additional Info...
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    Placer County offers new pre-reviewed accessory dwelling unit plans

    Placer County has released new pre-reviewed ADU plans to meet current codes. The plans will save property owners thousands of dollars, reduce or eliminate restrictions imposed by homeowners’ associations and will speed up the planning process. 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.