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Sacramento County Building Assistance Center

  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Address: ​827 7th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, Room 102
Map to Building (827 7th Street)
Map to County Parking Lot. The public entrance is off of G Street, approaching 7th Street. We will validate Building Assistance Center customer parking for up to one hour in the County parking lot at 725 7th Street. 
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Planning and Environmental Review Main Office

  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
  • Address: 827 7th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, Second Floor
  • Phone: 916.874.6141  Fax: 916.874.7499 

What's New 

  • Zoning Code and Design Review Guidelines Update
The Zoning Code Update process continues with new public review documents and staff report. See the Zoning Code/Design Guidelines Update webpage for links to these and other documents, and for more information. Copies of the draft Zoning Code are now available at local libraries. 
  • The County Board of Supervisors held  a workshop on the Draft Zoning Code and Design Guidelines on November 12, 2014.  Detail on the results of that workshop, and information on the future workshops, is forthcoming.  Click on the link to the Zoning Code/Design Guidelines Update webpage to see the November 12, 2014 staff report and other archived documents.  


  • Mather South Community Master Plan

Visit the Mather South Community Master Plan webpage for information on the development of a mixed-use residential community east of the former Mather Air Force Base.

  • Barrett Ranch East

Visit the Barrett Ranch East webpage to view the details of this 128-acre development project in the Antelope Community.  The webpage has links to the revised project documents (May 19, 2014).  

The County is currently working on the Environmental Impact Report (EIR). Documents will be posted when they are available for public comment.
  • South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan

See the South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan webpage for information on the project, including exhibits from the November, 2013 Scoping Meetings and links to the current Notice of Preparation and Notice of Intent.            

  • Review and Approval Process for    Businesses that Sell or Serve Alcohol 

On September 24, 2013, the Board of Supervisors adopted an amendment to the Zoning Code that would create a new administrative review and approval process for restaurants and similar businesses that serve alcoholic beverages. Another amendment is still pending.  For more information, including FAQs, and the adopted and proposed amendments, please visit the following link: Learn more about the Alcohol Sales Amendment.  
  • Downtown Rio Linda Special Planning Area Update

The Downtown Rio Linda Special Planning Area (SPA) Ordinance will update and revise the boundaries of the 1989 Rio Linda Business District Special Planning Area (SPA) and serve as the new ordinance regulating development and land uses in the Downtown Rio Linda Business District. Learn more about the proposed Rio Linda SPA Ordinance and its update process.