planning commission

Food closet settles into new location near airport

Several volunteers armed with box-loads of food helped the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet move into its new location Friday in the Auburn Airport Industrial Park. The new facilitie ...

Placer County could ease rules on A-frame, portable signs

With an eye on helping businesses still reeling from the Great Recession, Placer County is moving toward temporarily legalizing A-frame and portable signs through at least mid-Octo ...

Homeless shelter on Auburn giant statue property loses steam

The idea of a homeless-shelter zoning designation on land now occupied by Auburn’s famous giant statues fizzled Tuesday in front of the city’s Planning Commission. Ins ...

Placer supes OK rural Lincoln-area winery “community center” growth plans

  Growth plans by a rural Lincoln winery survived a challenge Tuesday in front of the Placer County Board of Supervisors by opponents and are now set to move forward. Debate ...

150-unit Penryn residential complex passes Placer planning panel test

AUBURN CA - A divided Placer County Planning Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to approve the controversial Orchard at Penryn project. The decision signals an appeal to the Board of S ...

Rural community-center wrangles to be heard by Placer planning panel

Agricultural-zoned landowners seeking ?community center? status for private parties and other functions under Placer County zoning regulations are being bumped up a notch to the pl ...

150-unit Orchard housing development tapped for Penryn

In the development stage with Placer County for the past four years, the 150-unit Orchard at Penryn housing project goes before the planning commission Thursday for a public hearin ...

Boarding facility won't take in more dogs

Complaints from neighbors have caused the Aunt Cynthia’s Bed and Biscuit Inn owner to pull a request to increase the number of dogs cared for. Cynthia McCoy owns the cageless do ...

Loomis approves agricultural recommendation

The Loomis Planning Commission is recommending the adoption of conditions for new major subdivisions where agriculture is shared between lots. Four of the five planning commissione ...

Loomis' ag regulations under fire

Placer County agriculture officials have voiced alarm at plans by the Town of Loomis to put restrictions on agriculture. “The talk of an agricultural EIR (environmental impact re ...