Building in the Tahoe Basin



South Lake Tahoe has been know to have some stringent building regulations and often people are overwhelmed with the process.  Building your South Lake Tahoe dream home is an achievable and rewarding endeavor.  With a little help navigating the process, you will find that if you are patient, building your dream home is quite possible.

Contacting the local governing authorities is a great first step.  Choosing a lot that will meet your needs is the beginning of the fun!  Below are some very helpful links to get you started on your journey:


Eldorado County Building Department

Tahoe Reginal Planning Agency

City of South Lake Tahoe Building Department


You can do a search for buildable land lots through the home search tab.

Happy building!!