Development Services

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building under constructionDevelopment Services offers a one-stop center for general information requirements on development activity including Building, Development Engineering and Planning in the City of West Sacramento

About Development Services

Here you will find useful information regarding the different functions of each division within the Community Development Department.

Permit Submittal Requirements

Submittal requirements by project type - Residential and Commercial;
Improvement plans guidelines, general information, forms, fees.

Applications, Forms, Documents

Obtain the required applications, forms or documents needed for the Building, Planning, or Development Engineering.

Minor Building Permit Requirements

Information and guidelines on how to obtain a minor, over-the-counter permit; re-roof, water heater, electric service...

Help for Businesses

Information, guidelines, requirements and applications, Economic Development, Zoning.

Right-Of-Way Work

Permit requirements for work being done within the City right-of-way

Development Projects Under Review

Projects currently under consideration for approval.

Fee Schedules

Building and Development Engineering Division fees related to residential and commercial permits

Check Status of an Application or Permit

Obtain information on issued permits or permit application status by permit number or address

When Do I Need an Encroachment Permit?

Dumpsters, pools, driveways, sewer line replacement, fences, landscape strip between curb and sidewalk.

Long-Range Planning Projects

Projects that showcase the City's vision

Schedule an Inspection

Request a Building permit inspection on line.
(Creation of a "My City" account required)