A new path to homeownership in Placer County 🏠

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This #PlacerLife photo, captured in Tahoe City, was taken by @evan.waterhouse on Instagram.

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There's a new path to affordable homeownership

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Placer workers struggling to afford a home will soon have a new option to make their housing dreams come true. Through our new Workforce Housing Preservation Program (planned for launch this spring) we’ll pay homeowners to deed restrict their properties so that only local workers can purchase or rent them. Learn more

Take the official survey for our local hazards plan

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How can we best address disaster risks? We’re continuing outreach to update our local hazard mitigation plan and we still need your feedback. We have created an easy, quick survey for you to fill out to share your thoughts. For the latest information on the 2021 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update, please visit the website or attend the next meeting Feb. 24. Take the survey

Placer prioritizes green public transit

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Placer is taking one step closer to adopting 100% zero emission public transit. This week we entered into an agreement allowing a zero emission bus feasibility and transition study to begin. Learn more

Receive a financial incentive for your wood burning stove

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Placer County residents may be eligible for a partial financial incentive from the Placer Air Pollution Control District if they replace an old non-EPA certified wood stove with a new cleaner heating device. Pre-approval is required prior to removing the old wood stove. The program is administered in partnership with El Dorado Air Quality Management District. Learn more

Mandatory trash exemptions are now due in eastern Placer

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Eligibility requirements have recently changed for an exemption from mandatory trash service in eastern Placer County. If you do not have trash service, it will start automatically if an exemption form is not submitted by March 15. The ordinance amendment approved in January still allows exemptions from mandatory trash service if the home or business is unoccupied for an entire quarter. Learn more

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List of active projects throughout Placer County

Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. 

Active Projects

Upcoming public meetings and events

Board of Supervisors workshop, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. Information
CANCELED Board of Supervisors workshop, Feb. 24
Planning Commission meeting, Feb. 25, Information

To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here.

Upcoming community events

When people from different households mix, this increases the risk of transmission of COVID-19. The safest gatherings are virtual. Before attending an event, consider whether it meets the California Department of Public Health’s guidance for the prevention of COVID-19 transmission.

PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more

County jobs website is updated regularly

Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. 

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