EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2020, THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COUNTER WILL BE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. STAFF WILL GENERALLY BE AVAILABLE DURING BUSINESS HOURS VIA PHONE OR E-MAIL.
Tenant Improvement Tuesday
has been canceled until further notice.
See "UPCOMING EVENTS" on the lower right part of this page for upcoming closures.
BUSINESS HOURS ARE
8:00 A.M. TO 5:30 P.M. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY,
EXCLUDING EVERY OTHER FRIDAY & HOLIDAYS.
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.
Community Development Department consists of three divisions:
Building Division (707) 449-5152
Automated Building Inspection Request Line: (707) 999-7003
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 eTRAKiT.
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.
Planning Division (707) 449-5140
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.