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Posted on: December 6, 2022

First phase of Regional University Specific Plan moves forward in west Placer

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved revisions to the Regional University Specific Plan on Tuesday, continuing its commitment to providing much-needed housing, employment, higher education and recreation in west Placer.

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

You’re invited to help shape Placer County’s future

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Placer County is beginning an update of its General Plan - a 25-year road map that will shape the future for land use, growth and development, housing, circulation, health & safety, open space, natural resources, sustainability and economic development.

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

New building standards code goes into effect Jan. 1

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Energy storage systems and electric stovetop readiness are examples of new home construction requirements when the California Building Standard Code updates Jan. 1.

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Village at Palisades Tahoe Specific Plan partially revised draft EIR released

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Placer County has released for public review a partially revised draft environmental impact report for the Village at Palisades Tahoe Specific Plan, formerly known as the Village at Squaw Valley.

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Supervisors select in-house candidate as new CEO

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Placer County has a new county executive officer. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a two-year contract with Jane Christenson who has been serving as acting CEO for five months.

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Placer County to provide update on Lower Secline Water Quality Project

A photo of the unpaved lower Secline Street in Kings Beach

Placer County continues to make progress on the Kings Beach Water Quality Plan and will host a public meeting Wednesday, Dec. 14, at the North Tahoe Events Center in Kings Beach to provide residents with an update.

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Residents encouraged to show love for local and “Shop Placer” this holiday season

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It’s that time of year again. Placer County leaders are encouraging residents to give back to their community this holiday season as they roll out their third-annual Shop Placer campaign.

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Draft environmental report for Project 8 Winery available for public review

View of entryway to planned Project 8 Winery in Penryn

A draft environmental impact report for the proposed Project 8 Winery in Penryn has been made available – now through Dec. 28 – for public review and comment, including at a Placer County Planning Commission meeting on Dec. 15.

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Placer County Conservation Program adds 1,400 acres of land preserves

Aerial photo of Ellis Ranch property showing Yankee Slough

More than 1,400 acres of land in the Sheridan area have been acquired by the Placer County Conservation Program in the name of conserving lands that are critical to the survival of sensitive species and their habitat.

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