October 21, 2017

Planning Documents

The City’s policies, rules and regulations related to land use and development are spelled out in a variety of documents.  The purpose of this page is to serve as a clearinghouse or library by which anyone can access these documents whether they are in pdf format or hosted on another website.

Any questions regarding the content of any of these technical documents should be directed to the Development Services Department.

  Development Guidelines (1.1 MiB, 1,241 hits)

Waterfront District Specific Plan

2035 General Plan

  2015-2023 Suisun City Housing Element (7.7 MiB, 1,441 hits)

Urban Water Management PlanDrafted and Managed by Suisun-Solano Water Authority

  Zoning Ordinance_Adopted 2017 (3.7 MiB, 0 hits)

  Zoning Map (1.1 MiB, 643 hits)

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

  General Planning Application (46.7 KiB, 925 hits)
Basic application required for Planning Division consideration of all projects.

  Home Occupation Permit (52.7 KiB, 0 hits)
Community Development application to seek review and approval to use a residential location for commercial purposes.

  Lot Line Adjustment Application (52.8 KiB, 1,347 hits)
The City requires a Lot Line Adjustment Permit when a landowner wants to change the locations of lot lines on a parcel or parcels. File with Community Development Department.

  Lot Merge Application (66.0 KiB, 1,043 hits)
The City requires a Lot Merger application when a land owner wants to join two or more parcels. File with Community Development Department.

  Planned Unit Development (PUD) Application (70.6 KiB, 1,175 hits)
A PUD permit is needed for larger developments that require flexible design requirements. File with Community Development Department.

  Rezoning Application (60.9 KiB, 1,081 hits)
A rezone application is needed to change the zoning designation for a property. File with Community Development Department.

  Sign District Application (183.4 KiB, 989 hits)
This permit is required to establish an off-premise pylon sign along Highway 12 that advertises multiple businesses.

  Sign Permit Application (58.8 KiB, 1,206 hits)
This permit is required for signs placed on either a business or a residence. Most signs require a permit except for special promotional signs, political signs and parking signs.See the zoning ordinance for specific sign regulations. File with Community Development Department.

  Site Plan & Architectural Review Application (65.9 KiB, 1,195 hits)
This permit assures the visual quality and compatibility of new structures. Section 18.68.010 of the Zoning Ordinance states the specific instances when the City of Suisun requires a site plan/architectural review permit. File with Community Development Department.

  Tentative Subdivision Map Application (65.9 KiB, 1,175 hits)
A subdivision application is needed when an owner wants to subdivide a property into several lots. File with Community Development Department.

  Temporary Use Permit (62.2 KiB, 1,148 hits)
A Temporary Use Permit is similar to a use permit but for uses that last less than 72 hours. File with Community Development Department.

  Tentative Parcel Map Application (66.3 KiB, 1,212 hits)
Tentative Parcel Map approval is required so the City can made a preliminary evaluation to the design of a new subdivision. File with Community Development Department.

  Use Permit Application (65.4 KiB, 1,225 hits)
This permit is used to consider ongoing activities or uses defined in the Zoning Ordinance as "conditionally allowed" within specific zoning areas.Some common zoning designations are Single Family Residential (RS), General Commercial (GS), and Commercial Service (CS). Applications for use permits may be reviewed by staff or the Suisun City Planning Commission. File with Community Development Department.

  Zoning Variance Application (61.8 KiB, 1,117 hits)
This permit is used to consider ongoing activities or uses defined in the Zoning Ordinance as "conditionally allowed" within specific zoning areas.Some common zoning designations are Single Family Residential (RS), General Commercial (GS), and Commercial Service (CS). Applications for use permits may be reviewed by staff or the Suisun City Planning Commission. File with Community Development Department.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

These reports created by outside agencies or for specific projects are provided for general reference
Gentry-Suisun Project Reports (2006; inactive)
Travis Air Force Base Land Use Compatibility Plan
Wal-Mart Walters Road Project Documents
Waterfront District / Downtown