HOURS FOR THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICE ARE 8:00 A.M. TO 5:30 P.M. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY EXCLUDING EVERY OTHER FRIDAY AND HOLIDAYS. SEE "UPCOMING EVENTS" ON THE LOWER RIGHT PART OF THIS PAGE FOR UPCOMING CLOSURES.
The Community Development Department is responsible for coordinating long-range planning and regulating private development in the City, which includes planning, zoning and building permits and inspections. This department also coordinates the activities of the City's Planning Commission. Barton Brierley is the Community Development Director for the City of Vacaville. Barton has been with the City since April 2014.
The Department consists of three divisions:
The Building Division issues permits, performs plan reviews and inspects building construction, remodels, and additions for compliance with fire/life safety, energy efficiency, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and accessibility requirements of state adopted minimum building standards. Obtaining permit is easy by going on line at https://www.ci.vacaville.ca.us/government/community-development/building-permits-and-inspections/online-building-permits-and-property-information-etrakit , or by participating in the Tuesday Over the counter permit process at http://www.ci.vacaville.ca.us/government/community-development/building-permits-and-inspections/over-the-counter-permitting-ti-Tuesday . Jay Salazar, MPA, P.E. is the Building Official for the City of Vacaville and supervises building code enforcement, permit issuance, building fee calculation, plan review, and inspection.
The Current Planning Division ensures that development projects meet adopted land use plans and zoning requirements. The division handles requests for zone changes, subdivisions, commercial, industrial, and multi-family projects. The division also processes minor permits for projects such as home occupations and home day cares.
The Advanced Planning Division staff focus implementing and maintaining the adopted General Plan, coordinating major land development projects, updating land use codes and standards, and coordinating special projects.
|Building Division||(707) 449-5152|
|Building Inspection Request Line||(707) 999-7003|
|Planning Division||(707) 449-5140|