Placer County Local News: Land Use & Development


All Local Land Use & Development News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

Sierra Sun logo From Sierra Sun...

02/11/2024
Image for display with article titled Lawsuit Sparked by Recent Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Decisions

The Mountain Area Preservation Foundation accuses the TRPA of violating the Tahoe Regional Planning Bi-State Compact, the area’s Regional Plan and the agency’s own regulations.

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02/09/2024
Image for display with article titled Placer County to Launch Environmental Review of Boatworks at Tahoe Redevelopment Project

The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency have issued a joint notice of preparation for an environmental impact report and environmental impact study for the Boatworks at Tahoe project.

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02/09/2024
The Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe has a time-limited opportunity to purchase a land parcel encompassing 232 acres located on a historic Nisenan Village site called Yulića near Nevada City.

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02/08/2024
Image for display with article titled Numerous Amenities Planned for Sac State, Sierra College Joint Campus

The layout for the Sacramento State and Sierra College transfer center, known as Placer Center, was approved by the CSU Board of Trustees unanimously. The Placer Center helps students transitioning from Sierra College to Sacramento State.

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02/06/2024
California voters this spring are considering a $6.4 billion bond to house people with serious mental health conditions. A similar 2018 ballot measure offers lessons about the obstacles that stand in the way of construction.

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02/05/2024
Downtown Sacramento faces many challenges, but the growing number of small businesses, hotels, homes and other major developments signal its transformation, says the city’s mayor.

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02/02/2024
Image for display with article titled Colfax Reviews Downtown Connectivity, Improvement Plan

The Colfax City Council held a workshop for its Draft Downtown Connectivity/Main Street Improvement Plan during its Jan. 24 meeting.

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02/01/2024
The Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe has a time-limited opportunity to purchase 232 acres on a Nisenan Village site called Yulića—the tribe’s best opportunity to re-establish a homeland in more than half a century.

Sierra Sun logo From Sierra Sun...

01/30/2024
Image for display with article titled Design Committee Wants Kings Beach 8-Unit Project to Adjust Aesthetics

The Tahoe Basin Design Review Committee asked a Kings Beach multi-family residential housing project developer to come back and present implemented suggestions at a future meeting.

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01/26/2024
Image for display with article titled Nonprofit Working Toward Opening Former Carnegie Library Space

Almost Free to All has been hard at work breathing life into the old Carnegie Library in Auburn, working with the city and enthusiastic locals to establish “Branches at the Carnegie.”

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01/26/2024
Image for display with article titled Loomis Planning Commission Discusses Hidden Grove EIR

Traffic was the main concern as a dozen locals chimed in at the Loomis Planning Commission meeting on the controversial Hidden Grove housing project, which would allow 204 single-family homes and 149 multi-family units near downtown.

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01/26/2024
Image for display with article titled Placer Rezone Workshop to be Held Feb. 13

The Housing Element Sites Rezone project, a part of Placer’s 2021-29 Housing Element, involved assessment of sites with the potential to be rezoned to meet Placer County’s need for affordable housing.

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01/25/2024
The Placer County Board of Supervisors took action to appoint George Alves to the Placer County Planning Commission, representing District 2.

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01/18/2024
Image for display with article titled Save Clover Valley Battle Continues in Western Placer

The 20-acre wetland supports the California black rail, a threatened bird species, and there is a Swainson’s hawk critical foraging habitat.

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01/18/2024
Image for display with article titled Future Destination Hot Spot Roseville Junction Breaks Ground

The Roseville Junction project will be an “entertainment and hospitality destination” located near 290 Conference Center Drive.

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01/16/2024
Image for display with article titled Auburn Approves Design Work for Old Town Plaza

The Auburn City Council approved an amendment for its on-call engineer, moving forward with a potential central gathering center in Old Town Auburn.

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01/16/2024
Image for display with article titled 1,000-plus Acres Protected at El Dorado Ranch

American River Conservancy recently announced the completed purchase of 1,025 acres of riparian habitat and oak woodland habitat near the Cosumnes River in El Dorado County.

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01/07/2024
Raging storms brought major damage to California’s coastline last winter. But in Half Moon Bay, a different kind of coastal upheaval is gaining momentum—one that could decide the fate of billions of dollars of property and affect hundreds of public beaches.

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12/21/2023
The Hoopa Valley Tribe announced it is acquiring about 10,000 acres of land in Northern California for $14.1 million. As part of this, the tribe will remove dams along the Klamath River and restore salmon runs.
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