Overview of the Planning and Environmental Processes

Sacramento County Zoning Code User Guide. This document assists property own​ers and users in understanding and navigating the Zoning Code by explaining common planning and entitlement procedures, application requirements, and review schedules.

Procedures for Preparation & Processing of Environmental D​ocuments.  This 23-page document provides specific information on application of the California Environmental Quality Act in Sacramento County.  For details on the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP) see the MMRP Ordinance.

Process Tips.  Here are some steps you can take before you apply which can make your process go more quickly, more smoothly, and at a lower cost.

Submit an Application Pointers.  A few pointers on how to prepare for your first visit to Planning and Environmental Review.

Frequently Asked Questions