Planning Division

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City Hall Reopens to the Public on Monday, June 22nd 2020 with Safety Protocols and Distancing Improvements in Place

Many department staff members are continuing to work remotely for the time being. Please email us for the fastest response or to request an appointment. If you need immediate service, please call the departmental phone line (916) 617-4646, and someone will assist you.


The Planning Division is responsible for regulating the location and quality of new development in the City. The Division also serves as a resource to assist citizens and the development community in understanding and applying development policies in accordance with the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance and other applicable property development standards. Planning Division staff also conduct environmental review of projects in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA.

The Planning Division also works on long range projects that often take several years to complete. The City of West Sacramento is currently in the process of updating the Washington Specific Plan. For more more information please visit the project website. 

Contact Us

Community Development Department
1110 West Capitol Avenue, 2nd Floor
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Bus: (916) 617-4645
Fax: (916) 371-0845

David Tilley, Principal Planner (916)-617-4645

Justin Hardy, Senior Planner (916)-617-4645

Kathy Allen, Senior Planner (916)-617-4645

Seamus Laffey, Associate Planner (916)-617-4645


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