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. Currently the City of West Sacramento is in the process of updating its Zoning Ordinance. For more information on the Zoning Ordinance update please visit the project page.
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, Associate Planner (916)-617-4645
Seamus Laffey, Assistant Planner (916)-617-4645
What are the requirements for residential fences?Residential fence standards are found in Title 17, Division 4, Chapter 17.31 of the Municipal Code. The Planning Division also has created a Residential Fence Standards Handout for easy reference.
What is my property zoned?To check your property zoning please visit the West Sacramento Viewer application found on the planning maps page.