Planning Department

The Planning Department applies community land use policies while striving to meet the needs of the individual and businesses. In meeting these needs, it is our goal to protect the environment in order to ensure that Nevada County remains a desirable place to live, work, and recreate.
Online Citizen Access Portal

Online Citizen Access Portal


Search land use permit information and staff comments on projects. Registration is required for most features. Check the User Manual (PDF) for questions.
My Neighborhood

My Neighborhood


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

Recreation Planning


Find current recreation plans and programs.
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.