CDA highly recommends scheduling an appointment or dropping off your applications and plans to help stop the spread of COVID in our community. Please check this website regularly to find updates.
The Department will continue to provide services through email and phone as well as:
Nevada County is holding the fourth community workshop on the Greater Higgins Area Plan! Please review the draft Greater Higgins Plan Area and come ask questions, interact with other participants, and provide input for the Greater Higgins area. Learn More
The Planning Application Information Packet has been designed to provide assistance to applicants in the preparation of their project with information regarding general project information and guidelines for common land use applications. Learn More
Planning Department Mission:
The Planning Department applies community land-use policies and strives to meet the needs of individuals 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.