July 16, 2019

Development Services

The Development Services Department (overseen by a director supported by 0.5 administrative assistant) 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. (1 economic development analyst)
  • Housing Authority: Housing Choice Vouchers, Section 8 Incoming, 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 senior planner, 1 planning specialist)
  • Building: The Building Division, which consists of a Senior Building Inspector, a Building Inspector I and contract plan check services, 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 the Development Services Department and Public Works Engineering Division to carry out many of its duties.Building Applications

      Building Permit Application (104.6 KiB, 6,284 hits)
    Fillable pdf format (must be filed in person or fax)

      Special Inspection & Observation Form (99.4 KiB, 2,789 hits)
    Building Department form for use when required by Building Code

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

The Planning Commission will be holding a workshop on the Residential Parking and Paving Ordinance on Tuesday June 11, 2019 at 7PM at Suisun City Hall, 701 Civic Center Boulevard. A link to the Planning Commission packet can be found here:

  06/11/2019 Planning Commission Agenda (2.0 MiB, 116 hits)