Placer 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.
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
Not all roads are maintained by Placer County Road Maintenance. Private roads, state highways and city streets/roads not county maintained.
The Flood Control District collaborates with Placer County and its cities to protect lives and property from the effects of flooding.
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
Placer County provides snow removal on county roadways outside of incorporated cities and not on state highways.
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
STATE HIGHWAY INFORMATION
CALTRANS: 1-800-427-ROAD (7623) or https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-3