Projects Funded by TOT Dollars
The tax paid by visitors helps fund projects that benefit the County as a whole. These include public parks, infrastructure improvements, and historical and environmental preservation. It is an added source of non-property revenue to Placer County.
Completed Projects | Current/Future Projects
Commons Beach Restoration
Located lakeside in the heart of Tahoe City, Commons Beach is one of the North Shore’s most popular beaches. In addition to restoration and expansion of the sandy beach area, this project restored a playground, picnic facilities and a large grassy area.
Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project
The Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project is a $50 million initiative that will improve, enrich, and revitalize Kings Beach. The project includes roadway, sidewalk, lighting, landscaping and water quality improvements designed to create a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly commercial center in the heart of Kings Beach.
Kings Beach Community House
Community House is a welcoming place in the heart of Kings Beach, offering many services including professional counseling, informal support groups, enrichment classes, and connection to critical resources. The goal of Community House is to move families away from crisis and toward long-term self-reliance and resilience.
Snow Creek Wetlands Restoration
The completed project included the removal of fill material, storm water treatment, site grading to re-establish the historical tributary and revegetation to restore the stream environment zone, as well as the construction of a bicycle and pedestrian trail that includes boardwalk sections elevated above environmentally-sensitive areas.
Tahoe City Transit Center
Construction of this award-winning facility continues Placer County’s commitment to providing a high-quality public transportation system in North Lake Tahoe. The Center is a state-of-the-art facility, featuring six bus bays, a 1,100-square-foot terminal with an indoor, heated waiting area with restrooms and a covered outdoor waiting area with bench seating to provide comfort for passengers as they transfer to or await arriving buses. There are 130 on-site parking spaces plus enclosed pay-per-use bike lockers and traditional bike racks. The Center covers about 2.5 acres and is adjacent to hiking and bike paths for easier mobility around the north and west shores of Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe Pedestrian Safety Program
This project installed high visibility crosswalk markers and radar feedback signs in key locations along Highways 28 and 89.