Alpine Meadows Estates Association (AMEA) is an association of homeowners in the Alpine Meadows Estates portion of the Alpine Meadows Valley. AMEA promotes and enhances the Alpine Meadows community through social, financial, and educational means. AMEA also works with the other homeowners associations, environmental groups, and government agencies to influence and benefit the Alpine Meadows Valley. Additionally, AMEA provides a number of specific services to its members such as a membership directory and biannual newsletters.


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Evacuation Drill – Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 a.m.

Vacation Home Rentals

Vacation rentals have become more common, it is important that homeowners ask renters to be courteous to your neighbors by following some best practices. Below is a list of some general best practices homeowners should consider including in rental agreements and posting inside the home:

PARKING: Parking at vacation home rentals (VHR) should be limited to the driveway and the garage. Street parking is prohibited in the winter.

TRASH: Trash must be disposed of in a bear box. The dumpsters will no longer be available as of Sept. 16th. Please refer to the bear box information sheet.

OCCUPANCY: VHRs should specify the maximum number of occupants. Weddings and parties should be prohibited in VHR’s unless the homeowner gets prior approval from all affected neighbors.

POOLS/SPAS/HOT TUBS: Hot tubs should not be used from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.

NO CAMPING: Camping on vacation home rental property should be prohibited.

NOISE: Excessive noise is prohibited under the Placer County Noise Ordnance (PCC Ch 9 Article 9.36). Homeowners should notify renters that excessive or unreasonable noise is prohibited at any time of day but especially between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. Outdoor speakers should not be used or installed at your house.

Have a complaint about your neighbor’s rental property?

Placer County has launched a 24/7 hotline for complaints.
The hotline phone number is 530-448-8003.
Complaints may also be shared online at


Bear Boxes and Coming Changes to Trash Removal

The Alpine Springs County Water District (ASCWD) has voted to remove the dumpsters located by the ASCWD building on September 16, 2019. Trash removal will now only be picked up at homes on Mondays by Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal (TTSD). Homeowners are encouraged to install a bear box to avoid attracting bears to your home and the neighborhood. Bear boxes are not required UNLESS the home is a long- or short-term rental property, in which case a bear box is required per ASCWD Ordinance No. 4-2019.

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Please see Projects in the Valley for further information on development projects and other goings-on in the Valley.