Planning Department

The Planning Department applies community land-use policies and strives to meet the needs of individuals and businesses. It is our goal to protect the environment in order to ensure that Nevada County remains a desirable place to live, work, and recreate.

The Department will provide services through email and phone as well as:

  • Lobby is open from 8 am to 5 pm. 
  • New Project Submittal/Walk-in appointments accepted from 8 am to 3:30 pm. 
  • If you have questions or would like to book an appointment please, email the Planning Department or call us at 530-265-1222, Option 2.
  1. New Planning Application Guide

    The Planning Application Information Packet has been designed to provide assistance to applicants in the preparation of their project with information regarding general project information and guidelines for common land use applications. Learn More
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