​​​​​​​How to Contact Us

For specific entitlement/project inquiries, please contact Project Managers directly. For general assistance or questions, please email SacPlan@saccounty.gov. ​

PER Offices and the Downtown Business Assistance Center (BAC) will be closed​ on Tuesday, November 14th, from 12 PM to 5 PM. Regular services will resume on Wednesday, November 15th. For Building and County Engineering Services, please visit development.saccounty.gov​

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The Building Assistance Center (BAC) has reopened as of June 21, 2021. Appointments and walk-in hours with Planning and Environmental Review at the BAC are now available Monday through Friday for limited services. Please see our Planning Counter Services​ webpage for the most up-to-date information about our services and to schedule an appointment. 

Below is information on how to receive Planning related services. As processes change, this information will be updated:

  • Public Inquiries - Please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)​ for information and prior to initiating an inquiry.
  • Application Submittals – PER will continue accepting all Planning application types by email. P​​lease review our Application Forms page for online applicati​o​n submittal procedures. Application fees can now be paid online. 
  • Application Resubmittals - For resubmittal of project materials that have already been assigned a control number, please e-mail your lead planner f​or directions on resubmittal. Staff contact information can be found on ​our Contact Us​ webpage.​
  • Public Hearings​ and Meetings – Most public meetings are now being conducted online. Please visit our Planning Meetings webpage for more information.

About Us​

Planning and Environmental Review (PER) provides a range of land use planning services​, including: 
  • Accepting and processing land use development applications
  • Assessing environmental impacts and preparing environmental documents​
  • Monitoring mitigation actions
  • Oversight of Countywide policy and standards through the General Plan and Zoning Code maintenance and updating.

Building Assistance Center - Planning Counter

Please see o​ur Public Cou​nter Service webpage​ for additional information on our Planning Counter Services.

​Location: 827 7th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, 1st  Floor

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Appointments Only: Tuesday through Thursday  8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM.  

Walk-ins: All walk-ins are first-come, first-served.​

Mornings- Monday & Friday 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM  
Afternoons - Mondays through Fridays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (must be checked in by 3:30 PM).

​Planning Ques​​tion​s? 

Frequently Asked Questions​​​

*Please review FAQ prior​​ to initiating an inquiry​​.*