Plumas County is one of 58 counties in California.
- Main article: Evaluation of California county websites
- The names and contact information for board of supervisor members is available.
- Board of supervisor meeting agendas and minutes are published.
- The names and contact information for administrative officials is published.
- The current budget is published.
- Information on building permits and zoning is available.
- Main article: California government sector lobbying
In 2008, Plumas County reported $40,000 spent on lobbying the federal government.
For 2007 and 2008, the county spent $19,212 on lobbying the California legislature.