The City of Colfax Planning Department creates and enforces policies, standards, requirements, and procedures to control the design and improvement of all site-development work within Colfax City Limits.

Please contact the Placer County Planning Department for site-developments
in the unincorporated areas outside Colfax City Limits.

The Planning Department assists in implementing the objectives, policies, and programs of the general plan; relates population density to existing developments, street capacity, and traffic access; provides for the safety and stability of public rights-of-way, and; provides adequate utility systems for public welfare and convenience. To save the City money, planning services are contracted out as needed. Most questions regarding planning can be answered by the Building Department at (530) 346-2313. Messages can be left for the Planning Department at the Administration Office at City Hall, at (530) 346-2313.

Have a project that needs to be run through the Planning Department?
Click here to Download the Planning Application Package

Looking for an Assessor's Parcel Number (APN)?

Click here to open the Placer County Geographic Information System

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