Planning Department

The Planning Department applies community land use policies and strives to meet the needs of the individual and businesses. It is our goal to protect the environment in order to ensure that Nevada County remains a desirable place to live, work, and recreate.
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    Please join representatives from Nevada County Cannabis Compliance, Grass Valley, and Nevada City for a virtual discussion and listening session with YubaNet.com. The Town Hall is currently scheduled for September 23rd from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Read on...
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Online Citizen Access Portal

Online Citizen Access Portal


Search land use permit information and staff comments on projects. Registration is not required to search for permit records. Check the User Manual (PDF) or Quick Reference Guide (PDF) for questions.
My Neighborhood

My Neighborhood


Try out the MyNeighborhood interactive map. View zoning and property information.
Current Projects

Current Projects


View select Current and Advance Planning projects as well as a collection of Environmental Documents
Application Fees and Forms
Planning Commission

Planning Commission


Find Planning Commission agendas, minutes, and supporting documents.
Zoning Administrator

Zoning Administrator


Find Zoning Administrator meeting agendas.
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Find answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Take Our Short Survey

Take Our Short Survey


We would love to get your feedback on how we are doing.
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