Old Town Elk Grove is the heart of our community, a unique treasure with many buildings dating back to the 1800s. The City made improvements to beautify and upgrade the area. There are streetscape improvements and beautification measures designed to attract pedestrians and shoppers and enhance pedestrian safety and traffic circulation. The improvements will boost the economic vitality and attractiveness of Old Town Elk Grove while preserving the area’s unique character and history.
Old Town Plaza
The Old Town Plaza is an outdoor open-air plaza located at the southeast corner of Elk Grove Boulevard and Railroad Street. The site can be rented for a nominal fee to host community events, art/craft/antique fairs, exhibitions, festivals, etc. For more information on using the site, and a copy of the reservation request form, please see below:
Old Town Special Planning Area (SPA) – Triennial Update
The City of Elk Grove’s Planning Department hosted a meeting on November 14, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Elk Grove Library to solicit input from the public regarding updates to guidelines in the Old Town SPA. The meeting agenda specifically addressed the design review process, sign regulations, and permitted uses in the Old Town district. Other topics, such as parking and public safety, were raised during the meeting. To read a full summary of the community meeting, click here.
The current SPA may be viewed by clicking on the following link: Old Town SPA.
Further information about Old Town is available on the Planning Department’s Old Town webpage and may be viewed by clicking here: Old Town Elk Grove .
Recommended revisions to the SPA may be sent via e-mail to Gerald Park, Senior Planner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (916) 478-3671.
Public Review of Proposed Changes to the Old Town SPA
Please check back during January 2014 to view and comment on any proposed changes to the Old Town SPA document. A notice will be sent to community meeting participants when the changes are available for review.
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