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Public Counter Wait Times

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Need to visit our public counter? View our live counter wait times d​a​s​h​b​o​a​r​d​ so you can determine how long the estimated wait times are and plan your visit accordingly.

Downtown Developer Toolkit

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The Downtown Developer Toolkit incorporates policies, processes, incentives and resources to assist in the development of residential projects downtown.

Sacramento Streamline

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Sacramento Streamline is the Community Development Department's initiative to provide expedited services to customers. Any new processes that improve the way we do business are added to the Sacramento Streamline page.

Natomas Basin

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For more details about the Natomas Basin continue checking our Natomas Basin page.


Development Tracker is Now LIVE for Planning Applications!

Formally known as Permit Tracker, the new “Development Tracker” offers the general public direct access to information regarding planning projects citywide and building permit data.


New California Building Codes

The 2016 California Building Codes are going into effect on January 1, 2017. For a summary of significant code changes visit the Building Division webpage.

Expanded OTC Service

The Building Division is expanded both the Residential and Commercial Over the Counter (OTC) Plan Review services! Please vising the OTC Review Page for additional details.

Community Development Website Survey  We want to hear from you-- Please take a moment to take our CDD Website Survey, so we can better serve our online customers. Thank you!

Housing Impact Fee

Read more information about the Housing Impact Fee - the citywide Mixed Income Housing Ordinance.

The Electronic Plan Check Program has Expanded! You can now submit electronically for Residential Projects and Residential Subdivisions in addition to Commercial Projects. For details, visit our Electronic Plan Check page.

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About CDD

Learn more about the Community Development Department and all we do to make the City of Sacramento a great place to live, work and play.

Front Street Shelter

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Visit the Front Street Animal Shelter to experience the joy of shelter pet adoption, looking for a lost pet, or volunteering and making a difference. The shelter offers a variety of services to our community of animals, join Team Front Street!