Development Standards

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Development standards establish minimum and maximum regulations for new and existing development within Vacaville city limits. The following table and subpages provide links to frequently referred standards for residential, commercial, and industrial properties.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Current Planning Staff at (707) 449-5140.




 General Plan The principal policy and planning document for guiding development in Vacaville.
 California Building Codes

Rules and standards for constructing buildings and non-buildings structures.

Design Requirements for Main Street Vacaville Historic District Supplemental Design Guidelines for East Main Street, to make downtown pedestrian-friendly.
Tree Information Information about preserving and removing trees located on private property.
Residential Design Requirements for New Single Family Development A companion document that compiles the ordinances, standards and design guidelines that implement the Municipal Code.
Opportunity Hill Master Plan The Master Plan sets the vision and strategies for the revitalization of the East Main Street and Bush Street areas.
 East Main Street Supplemental Design Guidelines Design standards for new and existing historic buildings in downtown Vacaville.
 Accessory Dwelling Units Information for installing an accessory dwelling unit on a residential lot.