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Zoning, Land Use & Development Standards
The Planning Division is responsible for the administration of various zoning, land use regulations, and development standards per Chapters 6.10 and 6.55 of the City Municipal Code, including reviewing properties affected the Lake Tahoe Airport Comprehensive Land Use Plan and overlay mapCalifornia Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Plan Area Statements and Community Plans, TRPA, and various other state and federal agencies.

Zoning, Plan Area and Community Plan Areas
The City of South Lake Tahoe has adopted the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency's (TRPA) plan area statements.  Each area is depicted on the zoning map and there is a corresponding plan area statement that lists the permissible uses.  Some areas are located within a community plan which is more detailed that the plan area statements.  In order to determine the zoning for a specific area first locate the property on the zoning map then refer to the plan area statement or community plan for the specific area.

Zoning Map:
Zoning Map

Plan Area Statements (PAS):      Community Plan Areas (CP):
PAS 085                PAS 101            Bijou/Al Tahoe CP Use Matrix                                    
PAS 087                PAS 102            South Y Industrial Tract CP & Use Matrix
PAS 089                PAS 103            Tourist Core Area Plan Legend & Use Matrix
PAS 090                PAS 104
PAS 091                PAS 105
PAS 092                PAS 108
PAS 093                PAS 109
PAS 094                PAS 110
PAS 095                PAS 111
PAS 096                PAS 112
PAS 097                PAS 113
PAS 099                PAS 114
PAS 100                PAS 116