Community & Economic Development

About the Department
The Community and Economic Development Department is composed of the following divisions: 
  • Building & Safety 
  • Economic Development
  • Housing & Grants
  • Planning

While each are functionally different, their integration is essential to the development, maintenance, and future of Citrus Heights.

Community and Economic Development Department Staff
Building & Safety Division
The Building and Safety Division is responsible for reviewing plans, issuing building permits, and doing field inspections of buildings to ensure compliance with local and state mandated regulations related to building construction, maintenance, rehabilitation, and accessibility.

Economic Development Division
The Economic Development Division in partnership with other Citrus Heights departments and the private sector, implements a broad range of strategies designed to strengthen local businesses, expand the Citrus Heights economy, and improve the overall quality of life for residents and community members.

Housing & Grants Division
The Housing and Grants Division administers the Federal Community Development Block Grant Program, coordinates the city's housing efforts, as well as seeks and administers other grant programs for the city.

Planning Division
The Planning Division serves as an information center to assist citizens and the development community in understanding and applying Citrus Heights development policies in accordance with the General Plan and the Zoning Code.  The division also serves as the primary staff support for the Planning Commission.