Planning Division

The Planning Division is responsible for advance planning, development review, public information, and permit processing within the City. These responsibilities include administering the City's General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines. The Division provides staff support to the City Council and the Planning Commission.

Planning Division staff is available from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday -  Friday (except for Holidays) via the telephone (530) 642-5252 or through email at (allow 24 hours to return your call or email).

Planning Applications are accepted via email ( or by mail/courier.  Payment may be made by credit card or debit card over the phone.  Checks may be mailed to the City of Placerville, Planning Division.  Our current procedure concerning mail and packages is that they will be sequestered for 48 hours after which time we will be able to process your payment and review your application and plans.

The Development Services Department is tasked with enforcing City code requirements with the Planning and Building divisions in what is defined as Code Compliance (click here for more information)  .

For more information on the Planning Division contact us at (530) 642-5252, or by .

For zoning information about a specific address, click here .

The Planning Division is located at:

City Hall
Second Floor
3101 Center Street
Placerville, CA 95667

update: 3/19/2020