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-building structures.

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.

Accessory Dwelling Units
Information for installing an accessory dwelling unit on a residential lot.