Community Development Resource Agency

The Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) regulates land use and development in the unincorporated area of Placer County. The Agency maintains offices in the Auburn and Tahoe area. The Agency includes:


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In response to changes in State law, the County Planning Division of the Community Development Resource Agency has prepared a new Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance, which is expected to be heard by the County Planning Commission on August 24, 2017.
The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) Business Plan documents the direction, activities, and resource allocations of the Agency.
Placer County has scheduled two housing fee study workshops in June, one in Kings Beach and another in Auburn. The workshops will offer an opportunity to comment on two recently completed studies about fees charged to developers.
The Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved the appointment of Merrill C. Haber to the Placer County Planning Commission representing District 5.
In a continuing effort to improve service and ease the process for obtaining building permits, Placer County has launched an online permitting process.