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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.


ATTENTION: The Public Counter will be closed from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

Expanded OTC Service

Starting October 17th the Building Division is expanding 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!

Railyards Development

Learn more about the Railyards development and view related documents on the Railyards page including the recently released Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report.

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.

Social Media Networks

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Entertainment Permit Program

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Learn more about the collaborative effort to keeping city entertainment venues safe with the Entertainment Permit Program.

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!