Current Planning

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The City of Elk Grove Current Planning Division provides staff to assist in guiding future growth and change in a manner that conforms to adopted policies and ordinances and that reflects community values. Current Planning provides functions and services that include public information and assistance to customers at the front counter and by telephone, development review and environmental review to implement the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The department is also responsible for the development and maintenance and operations of the City's General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Housing and Grants programs.


Current Updates and News:

general plan update

Questions Regarding Zoning Code Allowances for Home Improvements?

View the Municipal Code

Planning Department Information:

Please visit us anytime during business hours to meet with a planner. Planning office hours are:

8:00am to 5:00pm
Monday through Friday, including lunch hour
Closed holidays

Elk Grove City Hall
8401 Laguna Palms Way
Elk Grove, CA 95758
Phone: (916) 478-2265
Fax: (916) 691-3175

If you wish to meet with a specific planner, please call ahead to schedule a meeting. Due to a high volume of planning requests, response to voicemails and emails may take up to the next business day.


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