Development Services


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Development Services Department
3101 Center Street
Placerville, CA 95667

(530) 642-5252/5240

At this time, we are not accepting appointments due to the closing of City Offices.  

Monday-Friday (except for Holidays) we can be reached via the telephone (530) 642-5252 or (530) 642-5240 or via email at (allow 24 hours to return your call or email).

For more information concerning:

Planning Division please go to the Planning Division web page or call (530) 642-5252 or email: for Building Division go to the Building Division web page or call (530) 642-5240 or email:  and for Code Compliance go to the Code Compliance web page or call (530) 642-5240/5252 or email:

Development Services Announcements (Provides information on Public Notices, Building Division, Planning Division, and other information related to Development Services)

Development Services Department Fee Schedule


Our Mission

We embrace a positive, adaptable, and common-sense approach to all development, engineering, and land planning endeavors. Through collaboration, we strive to achieve economic vitality, balanced growth, and environmental protection while preserving Placerville’s historic identity.

The Development Services Department consists of the Planning Division, Building Division, and Code Compliance. The Department's responsibilities include:

  • Planning : Advance planning including administering the City's General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines; development review; public information; permit processing within the City; provides staff support to the City Council and the Planning Commission; and conducting public hearings on land use proposal.

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updated 3/19/2020