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County ramping up Kings Beach planning efforts

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — This summer, Placer County will focus on Kings Beach as part of efforts to update its Community/General Plans in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

The county will conduct a Vision Charrette — a three-day public workshop — in July. The charrette will focus on the beach and commercial core area behind it, according to a press release, and information gathered will be integrated into the policy document.

Elements that may be considered include: environmental restoration, prosperity, connectivity, recreation, quality of life and opportunities with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s Regional Plan Update and the Kings Beach Commercial Core Streetscape Improvements.

The three-day event is scheduled for July 16-18 (Tuesday through Thursday) at the North Tahoe Event Center.

Further, a pre-charrette workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, June 19, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the North Tahoe Event Center.

That meeting will introduce the community to the charrette process and provide an update on the Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update.

For more information, contact Crystal Jacobsen with the Placer County Planning Services Division at 530-745-3000 or by e-mail at

— Staff report

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Jun 13, 2013 07:13PM Published Jun 13, 2013 02:28PM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.