Zoning Ordinances

City of Placerville
Municipal Code -- Title 10
Zoning Ordinance

The City's Zoning Ordinance (Municipal Code Title 10) may also be accessed through Sterling Codifier .
Please contact the Planning Division at (530) 642-5252 for assistance with interpreting these codes.

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL SECTION
Entitlement Extensions 10-1-0
Name 10-1-1
Authority and Purpose 10-1-2
Rules of Construction 10-1-3
Definitions 10-1-4
Separability 10-1-5
Repeals 10-1-6
Amendments 10-1-7

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 2 - APPLICABILITY SECTION
Territory 10-2-1
Public Agencies 10-2-2
Conflicts 10-2-3
Zone Boundaries 10-2-4
Nonconforming Uses and Structures 10-2-5

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 3 - ADMINISTRATION SECTION
Planning Commission 10-3-1
Development Services Department 10-3-2
Conditional Use Permits 10-3-3
Uses Permitted in Any Zone 10-3-4
Variances 10-3-5
Conditional Use Permit and Variance Procedure 10-3-6
Appeals 10-3-7
Enforcement 10-3-8
Abatement 10-3-9
Penalties 10-3-10
Minor Deviations 10-3-11
Requests for Reasonable Accommodations 10-3-12

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 4 - GENERAL REGULATIONS SECTIONS
Applicability 10-4-1
Parcel Area 10-4-2
Yards 10-4-3
Parking and Loading 10-4-4
Parking In Lieu Fee Regulations 10-4-5
Temporary Mobile Home or Commercial Coach Use Permits 10-4-6
Special Temporary Use Permits 10-4-7
Single-Room Occupancy Facilities 10-4-8
Site Plan Review 10-4-9
Historical Buildings in the City 10-4-10
Bed and Breakfast Establishments 10-4-11
Secondary Dwelling Units 10-4-12
Attached Single Family Dwellings 10-4-13
Satellite Dish Antennas 10-4-14
Mobile Home Parks 10-4-15
Exterior Lighting Regulations 10-4-61
Sign Regulations 10-4-17
Keeping of Chickens 10-4-18

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 5 - ZONE REGULATIONS SECTIONS
Zone Classifications 10-5-1
Applicability 10-5-2
Open Space Zone 10-5-3
RE, Estate Residential Zone 10-5-4
R-1A, Single Family Acre Residential Zone 10-5-5
R-1, 20,000 Single Family Residential Zone 10-5-6
R-1, 10,000 Single Family Residential Zone 10-5-7
R-1, 6,000 Single Family Residential Zone 10-5-8
R-2, Multi-Family Residential Zone 10-5-9
R-3, Multi-Family Residential Zone 10-5-10
R-4, Multi-Family Residential Zone 10-5-11
R-5, Multi-Family Residential Zone 10-5-12
BP, Business Professional Zone 10-5-13
CBD, Central Business District Zone 10-5-14
C, Commercial Zone 10-5-15
CC, Convenience Commercial Zone 10-5-16
HWC, Highway Commercial Zone 10-5-17
HC, Heavy Commercial Zone 10-5-18
I, Industrial Zone 10-5-19
PF, Public Facilities Zone 10-5-20
PD, Planned Development Overlay 10-5-21
PDI, Planned Development Industrial 10-5-22
AO, Airport Overlay Zone 10-5-23
HO, Housing Opportunity Overlay Zone 10-5-24

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 6 - WATER EFFICIENT LANDSCAPE REGULATIONS SECTION
Title 10-6-1
Purpose 10-6-2
Applicability 10-6-3
Definitions 10-6-4
Landscape Design Plan 10-6-5
Irrigation Design Plan 10-6-6
Grading Design Plan 10-6-7
Certificate of Completion 10-6-8
Irrigation Scheduling and Maintenance 10-6-9
Irrigation Water Use Analysis and Monitoring 10-6-10
Irrigation Efficiency 10-6-11
Recycled Water 10-6-12
Graywater Systems 10-6-13
Stormwater Management and Rainwater Retention 10-6-14
Provisions for Existing Landscapes Installed PriorTo         December 1, 2015 10-6-15
Violation; Penalty 10-6-16
Severability 10-6-17

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 7 - SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS SECTION
Purpose 10-7-1
Tentative Map; Preparation 10-7-2
Submission of Map to Engineer 10-7-3
Proof of Clear Title; Certificate 10-7-4
Subdivision Standards 10-7-5
Inspection Fee 10-7-6
Nonconformance; When Permitted 10-7-7

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 8 - PARCEL MAPS SECTION
General Provisions 10-8-1
Authority and Purpose 10-8-2
Scope of Chapter 10-8-3
Definitions 10-8-4
Suspension of Requirement; Variance of Adjustment 10-8-5
Tenative Maps 10-8-6
Recommendations for Approval or Disapproval made by Development Services Director 10-8-7
Review of Tentative Map by Agencies other than City Departments 10-8-8
Action on Tentative Map 10-8-9
Appeal to First Appeal Board 10-8-10
Appeal to Final Appeals Board 10-8-11
Expiration of Tentative Maps 10-8-12
Tentative Map Processing Fee 10-8-13
Preparation of Parcel Maps 10-8-14
Survey 10-8-15
Limit of Survey Error 10-8-16
Placement of Monuments 10-8-17
U.S. Goverment Lands Corners 10-8-18
Certificates 10-8-19
Certification of Recorder 10-8-20
Filing of Parcel Map 10-8-21
Correction and Amendement of Parcel Maps 10-8-22
Preparation; Requirements 10-8-23
Examination 10-8-24
Filing; Indexing; Effect 10-8-25
Requirements for Approval and Disapproval; Compliance with State Law 10-8-26
Compliance with General and Specific Plans 10-8-27
Findings Justifying Disapproval 10-8-28
Approval of Parcel Map for Land Project 10-8-29
Proposed Waste Discharge Violating Water Quality 10-8-30
Dedication and Abandonment Procedures 10-8-31
Acceptance or Rejection 10-8-32
Offer of Dedication; Continuation after Rejection; Termination 10-8-33
Time of Passing Title 10-8-34
Design and Improvement Requirements 10-8-35
Improvements 10-8-36
Securities 10-8-37
Prohibitions and Penalty 10-8-38
Lot Line Adjustments 10-8-39
Issuance of Certificate of Compliance 10-8-40
Lot Line Adjustment Map, Information Required 10-8-41
Violations; Offense 10-8-42
Reversion to Acreage 10-8-43

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 9 -  ADULT ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESSES REGULATED SECTION
Purpose 10-9-1
Effect 10-9-2
Definitions 10-9-3
Exemptions 10-9-4
Home Occupancy 10-9-5
Zones for Adult Related Establishments 10-9-6
Locatoins of Adult Related Establishments within "C" Zones 10-9-7
Measurement of Distance 10-9-8
Variances 10-9-9
Applicability of this Chapter and Discontinuance of Nonconforming Businesses 10-9-10
Public Display of Certain Matter Prohibited 10-9-11

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 10 - MEDICAL MARIJUANA REGULATIONS SECTION
Definitions 10-10-1
Cultivation of Medical Marijuana Prohibited 10-10-2
Marijuana Deliveries and Mobile Dispensaries Prohibited 10-10-3
Establishment or Maintenance of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Cultivation and Delivery of Medical Marijuana Declared a Public Nuisance 10-10-4
Penalties for Violations 10-10-5
Severability 10-10-6

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 11 - VESTING TENTATIVE MAPS SECTION
Citation and Authority 10-11-1
Purpose and Intent 10-11-2
Consistency 10-11-3
Definitions 10-11-4
Applicability 10-11-5
Required Submittal Data—Completion of Application 10-11-6
Processing 10-11-7
Fees 10-11-8
Expiration 10-11-9
Vesting rights 10-11-10

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32.png CHAPTER 12 - AFFORDABLE HOUSING DENSITY BONUS SECTION
Purpose 10-12-1
Applicability 10-12-2
Definitions 10-12-3
Eligibility for Density Bonus 10-12-4
Density Bonus Calculations 10-12-5
Eligibility and Application Requirements for Incentives 10-12-6
Child Care Facilities 10-12-7
Donation of Land 10-12-8
General Requirements for Qualifying Units 10-12-9
Density Bonus Application Requirements 10-12-10
Application Review 10-12-11
Density Bonus Housing Agreement Required 10-12-12
Violation Of Affordable Housing Cost Requirements 10-12-13
Severability 10-12-14

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Development Services Department , Planning Division
City Hall, Second Floor
3101 Center Street
Placerville, CA 95667

For general inquiries, to request an appointment : (530) 642-5252
Fax: (530) 295-2510