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It was supposed to be just a quick overnight hike for Cody Michael and his dog, Bauer

Placer County approves Tahoe Basin Area Plan

Placer County partners with Sutter Health to address homelessness, accepts $1 million grant for homeless housing

jar of cannabis

Regulating cannabis in Placer County

Board approves Squaw Project

Placer County Supervisors approve Village at Squaw Valley project

Welcome to the official Placer County website

Placer County is special with its breath-taking scenery, rich history, and year-round recreation. This website will help you locate various county services and amenities and you’ll see why more than 360,000 people call Placer County “home.”

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 and Recreation

    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

Local animal lover wills $50,000 donation to Placer County Animal Services

Lost in the wilderness: The harrowing story of missing hiker Cody Michael

Placer County launches new podcast with harrowing tale of lost hiker Cody Michael

TART to offer expanded winter transportation services starting Dec. 15

Upcoming Meetings

North Auburn MAC

Community Development Resource Center (CDRC) Building, 3091 County Center Dr, Auburn, CA

CANCELED - West Placer MAC

CANCLED - Creekview Ranch Middle School, Library behind the Multipurpose Room, 8779 Cook Riolo Road, Roseville, CA


CANCELED - Stewart Hall, 6005 Camp Far West Road, Sheridan, CA.

In the Spotlight

Water Conservation

Water Conservation

There are lots of simple ways to reduce the amount of water that we use at home, both inside and outside.

Explore the fun and interactive water saving tips section at the Save Our Water website to find ways to save water during this historic drought.


Supervisors and District Map