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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Nevada County Fish and Wildlife Commission Grant Program Now Open

Grant Funding Available Proposal Due November 30, image of wildlife with a tree in a circle.

The Nevada County Fish and Wildlife Commission is now soliciting grant proposals for the Fiscal Year 2022/2023. The grant program is entirely supported through the Nevada County Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund, which receives revenues resulting from vi...

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Community Development News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Greater Higgins Area Plan Project And Workshop 1 Announcement

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Nevada County is kicking off an exciting project to help guide future development and amenities in the Higgins Corner and Lake of the Pines area in the South County region. The Greater Higgins Area Plan is a planning effort with two key goals:

  • Establish a ...
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Community Development News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Code Officer Appreciation Week in Nevada County

Code Compliance Staff group photo with masks on outside the Rood Center.

This week, October 3rd through the 9th, 2021, people across California are joining together to recognize code professionals and their vital role in promoting the health and safety of the public and environment.  These professionals work tirelessl...

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Community Development News
Posted on: September 30, 2021

California Department of Cannabis Control Tours Nevada County

Good to Grow, Nevada County Cannabis Compliance, group shot with members of cannabis organizations.

On Friday, September 22, various members of the Nevada County Cannabis Alliance and the Cannabis Compliance Division Program Manager, Jeff Merriman accompanied the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC)  on a cannabis-specific tour of local busines...

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Community Development News
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Cannabis Compliance Division Welcomes Community Questions and Concerns

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Cannabis Compliance Division works in partnership with the community to permit and maintain a safe, legal, environmentally responsible, and thriving cannabis industry. This division is the lead agency for local cannabis cultivation permitting and enforcem...

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Community Development News
Posted on: August 9, 2021

River Fire Recovery Resources

River Fire Recovery

Was your property lost or damaged in the River Fire? Find information on next steps at our River Fire Recovery website.

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Environmental Health Department Finishes Phase I for the River Fire

Staff member on site of burnt property for hazardous debris clean up, Phase I of River Fire.

The Nevada County Environmental Health Department and the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) have spent the last couple of weeks working tirelessly to remove hazardous waste from the 94 properties affected by the River Fire within Nevada County...

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Community Development News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Nevada County Connects and Nevada County Now Encourage You to Vote for the Bus Art

A colorful rainbow art palette and brush caricature with the words Vote for the bus art!

Nevada County Transit is pleased to announce their new brands Nevada County Connects (formerly Gold Country Stage) and Nevada County Now (formerly Gold Country Lift). 

In celebration of the new branding and as the only rural county with two (2) Cu...

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Community Development News
Posted on: August 26, 2021

Nevada County Veterans Memorial Building in Grass Valley Receives New Floor

A before and after shot of the new maple hardwood floor at the Grass Valley Vet's Hall.

The Veterans Memorial Building in Grass Valley received a long-overdue renovation of its maple flooring. The facility was renovated in 2008 to bring in modern comforts while preserving the space's historic character.

Sandy “Jake” Jacobson, former Director ...

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Community Development News
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Nevada County Connects and Nevada County Now Return to Normal Service Hours

Nevada County Connects and Now Return to Normal Hours with the full fleet of buses lined up.

Please be advised that effective Monday, August 16th, 2021 Nevada County Connects fixed-route bus service and Nevada County Now ADA and Senior On-Demand Paratransit services will resume normal operating hours for weekday service. 

Normal Monday &a...

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Community Development News
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Panos Kokkas Appointed to Nevada County's Department of Public Works Director

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We are pleased to announce that our new Public Works Director, Panos Kokkas, will be starting on August 16, 2021.  Please help us welcome him to Nevada County!

Panos Kokkas has over 36 years of extensive technical and management experience in the ...

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Community Development News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

CDA Plans to Strengthen Partnerships

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‘The best outcomes’: Nevada County’s CDA director plans to strengthen partnerships. Trisha Tillotson, newly appointed, would "like to see the CDA be a partner with community organizations". She hopes to continue to remove barriers and create connections.

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

CDA Fee Change - Effective July 1, 2021

CDA Fee Change

The Community Development Agency (CDA) releases new fees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. These fees take effect July 1, 2021.

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

“After-the-Fact” Permit Process Survey by NCCA & NCAOR

As-built Survey - Share your Experience

Have you been affected by Unpermitted Structures or gone through the After-the-Fact Permitting? The NCCA and NCAOR want to hear from you. Take this confidential survey to help them better understand the challenges. Enter to win a $125 Visa Card!

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Trisha Tillotson Appointed as Nevada County’s Community Development Agency Director

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Nevada County’s Public Works Director, Trisha Tillotson, has been appointed as Nevada County’s Community Development Agency (CDA) Director beginning June 27th. CDA includes Nevada County’s Agricultural Commissioner, Building, Environmental Health, Plannin...

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Community Development News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Adopt-A-Road CDA Volunteer Day

Adopt-A-Road Volunteer Day - CDA Volunteers

The Community Development Agency (CDA) cleaned up our “adopted” LaBarr Meadows Road on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The effort comes at a critical time in the County’s effort to encourage litter pick-up, responsible recreation, an...

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Community Development News
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Townhall: Let's Talk Cannabis Licensing Types June 2, 2021

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Join Nevada County Cannabis Compliance and YubaNet for a townhall meeting or virtual listening session to discuss Cannabis Licensing Types on Tuesday, June 2, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. All ideas, questions, and feedback are welcome. Register to part...

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Community Development News
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Nevada County Sanitation Proposed Sewer Rate Adjustments

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The Nevada County Sanitation District No. 1 (“District”, “NCSD No. 1”) is responsible for 10 wastewater collection and treatment zones in Nevada County.  The District is comprised of several “zones” in Western Nevada County, including Lake Wildwo...

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Community Development News
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Public Workshop to Discuss Transit Services in Nevada County

Transit Services Public Workshop May 20 5:30-7:30pm

Nevada County Transit invites you to give your feedback on transit and mobility recommendations on Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. This is your opportunity to share your opinion and give thoughtful input into the "Development Plan" an...

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Community Development News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

CDA Now Open for Limited In-Person Appointments

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Starting this week, the Community Development Agency (CDA) is open for limited in-person counter appointments. To schedule appointments online, visit our site mynevadacounty.com/bookcda or call (530) 265-1222. This effort meets the COVID-19 guidelines und...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Community Meeting: Introduction to CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act)

CEQA Training: April 1, 2021 6:30-8pm

Join Nevada County for an online community meeting introducing CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) to residents on Thursday, April 1, 2021 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CEQA is a statewide policy implemented for environmental protection. The CEQA law req...

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Community Development News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Egress/Ingress Fire Safety Project

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Beginning March 15, 2021 and continuing through March 2022, Nevada County will begin work on the Egress/Ingress Fire Safety Project. The primary goal of the project is to remove hazardous fuels along both sides of 200 miles of County maintained roads. Wor...

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Community Development News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

New Service Request Tool Launches

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Beginning this week, Nevada County will launch a new, simpler online service request tool, which will function like the former “Ask Nevada County App.” This new system will continue to place Nevada County Government services in the palm of your hands. Thi...

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Community Development News
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Nevada County CDA Adopts Off-Grid Solar Policy

Off Grid Solar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nevada County CDA Adopts Off-Grid Solar Policy

The Nevada County Building Department recently collaborated with the development community, Nevada County Contractors’ Association (NCCA), and several other community stakeholders in devel...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

New Creative Licensing Solutions for the Food Industry

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The Environmental Health Department (DEH) is pleased to announce the kickoff of Platform Kitchen Operations (PKO) designed to benefit permitted food entrepreneurs through these uncertain and trying economic times. This new model allows Platform Kitchen Op...

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