February 4, 2023

Development Services

The Development Services Department is organized into four divisions

  • Economic Development: coordinates City efforts to support and expand the local economy, including urging new businesses to located in Suisun City, working with existing businesses to be even more successful and working with regional partners.
  • Housing: Housing Authority (Section 8), Housing Trust, Almond Gardens, staff for Bay Homes, prepares and administers grants, and provides assistance to manage housing assets of the former Redevelopment Agency (1 Housing Manager, 2 Housing Specialists)
  • Planning: current and advanced planning, grant preparation and management, environmental review, mitigation monitoring, and participation in regional planning activities (1 Principal Planner, 1 Development Services Director)
  • Building: safeguards the health, safety and welfare of Suisun City residents, workers and visitors by effective administration and enforcement of city building codes, fire codes and ordinances. This is accomplished by technical review of plans and specifications for proposed projects, permit processing, field inspections, fire safety inspections and public information services related to new construction. The Building Division works in concert with Planning Division and Public Works Engineering Division to carry out many of its duties. (1 contract Building Official, 1 Permit Technician)

The Department receives policy direction from the City Council, the Planning Commission,  the Housing Authority Board, the Successor Agency and the Oversight Board