county preparation

Alpine Meadows Road Signs snow -010Placer County departments all work together to ensure the county is winter prepared.

WINTER PARKING REGULATIONS

Parking is prohibited on roadway shoulders between November 1 and May 1.
https://www.placer.ca.gov/1687/Winter-Parking

ROAD MAINTENANCE

Placer County Public Works provides maintenance and management of county roadways outside incorporated cities. Cities are responsible for roads management within city limits and CALTRANS is responsible for highways. https://placerair.org/1666/Road-Maintenance

Have a road issue? Report a concern to Placer County Connect.

IS MY ROAD COUNTY MAINTAINED?

Not all roads are maintained by Placer County Road Maintenance. Private roads, state highways and city streets/roads not county maintained.

Contact Placer County Road Maintenance to inquire about the status of your roadway.

FLOOD CONTROL

The Flood Control District collaborates with Placer County and its cities to protect lives and property from the effects of flooding.
https://www.placer.ca.gov/1604/Flood-Control

FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

Placer County’s Floodplain Management Program, administered through the Department of Public Works, is a community effort of corrective and preventive measures for reducing flood damage to properties. https://www.placer.ca.gov/1498/Floodplain-Management

FREE SANDBAGS FOR UNINCORPORATED AREAS

These sandbags are to be distributed, as available, for unincorporated area residents use only to protect their house and property, when the National Weather Service has forecast for severe flooding in Placer County, or as determined by the Placer County Office of Emergency Services. People living within city limits need to contact their respective cities. https://www.placer.ca.gov/1385/Sand-Sandbag-Locations

SNOW REMOVAL

Placer County provides snow removal on county roadways outside of incorporated cities and not on state highways.
https://www.placer.ca.gov/1685/Snow-Removal
snow removal

RESOURCES TO DISPOSE OF LEAVES IN GREEN WASTE BINS

Placer County encourages residents that leaves should be disposed of in green waste bins, not swept into streets or gutters. The county contracts with recycling companies to ensure resident green waste needs are supported, not affecting winter road maintenance. https://www.placer.ca.gov/1789/Garbage-Recycling

ENCROACHMENT PERMIT

Minor work in and around county maintained roads requires an encroachment permit.

STATE HIGHWAY INFORMATION

CALTRANS: 1-800-427-ROAD (7623) or https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-3