Engineering & Surveying

The Permit system will be undergoing required maintenance from Noon on 3/24/23 (Friday), through 5:00pm on 3/26 (Sunday). During this time, the following services will be unavailable:

New Permit Applications

Permit Processing

Inspection Scheduling

Property and Permit Lookup 

We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to enhancing our operations to better serve Placer County.

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The coronavirus pandemic has temporarily changed our public counter hours. We continue to provide a full range of planning, engineering, building and inspection services to customers, from permit application to final inspection. We are also open to customers via our award-winning online portal – eServices – which provides a variety of functions available 24/7.

Our eServices website allows citizens to submit commercial and residential development project permit applications online.

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What We Do

The Engineering and Surveying Division (ESD) provides review and oversight of grading, drainage, water quality, and site infrastructure improvements for private land development projects, issues Grading Permits, oversees permitted surface mining operations, assigns addresses, and reviews and records maps for the subdivision of land, within the unincorporated areas of Placer County.

Save Time When You Visit Our Public Counter!

You can now schedule an appointment or simply join the line before you arrive. Choose your nearest office to get started.

Plan Check Electronic Submittals

Placer County is introducing Plan Check Electronic Submittals. To help facilitate the submittals, view the Electronic Submittal Steps.