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Planning Department

Planning Services are provided by a Contract Planner, Susan Peters, AICP. Planning Services include environmental review and implementation of the City’s land use and development policies as identified in the General Plan and other documents. This includes administration of the City’s zoning, subdivision, and environmental ordinances, design review, and processing of ministerial and discretionary permits, as well as the Resource Allocation Program which is designed to allow for growth in proportion to the resources available to serve new development.

The City of Jackson Draft Energy Action Plan was approved by the City Council on February 23. The Energy Action Plan is a roadmap for expanding energy-efficiency and renewable-energy efforts already underway in the City.

Municipal codes for the City of Jackson are located at this website.
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The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by HEADER in Ascending Order within category

Adopted Architectural Regulations - August 201110 documents

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction
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  • Chapter 2 - Design Standards for All Projects
    document Header Chapter 2 - Design Standards for All Projects
  • Chapter 3 - The Mother Lode Style
    document Header Chapter 3 - The Mother Lode Style
  • Chapter 4 - Design Standards for Historic Residential
    document Header Chapter 4 - Design Standards for Historic Residential
  • Chapter 5 - Design Standards for Single Family Residential Construction & Remodels
    document Header Chapter 5 - Design Standards for Single Family Residential Construction & Remodels
  • Chapter 6 - Design Standards for Historic Commercial
    document Header Chapter 6 - Design Standards for Historic Commercial
  • Chapter 7 - Design Standards for New Subdivisions
    document Header Chapter 7 - Design Standards for New Subdivisions
  • Chapter 8 - Highway Commercial
    document Header Chapter 8 - Highway Commercial
  • Chapter 9 - Design Standards for Specific Land Uses
    document Header Chapter 9 - Design Standards for Specific Land Uses
  • Table of Contents
    document Header Table of Contents

General Plan Elements10 documents

  • 1981 Safety Element
    document Header 1981 Safety Element
  • 1987 Noise Element
    document Header 1987 Noise Element
  • 1987 Open Space & Conservation Element
    document Header 1987 Open Space & Conservation Element
  • 2008 Circulation Element Amendment
    document Header 2008 Circulation Element Amendment
  • 2008 Land Use Element
    document Header 2008 Land Use Element
  • 2014 - 2019 Housing Element
    document Header 2014 - 2019 Housing Element
  • Historic Corridor Overlay
    document Header Historic Corridor Overlay
  • Housing Element Available Properties Map
    document Header Housing Element Available Properties Map
  • Land Use Designations and Zoning
    document Header Land Use Designations and Zoning
  • Visual corridor Overlay
    document Header Visual corridor Overlay

Resource Allocation Program2 documents

  • Final Allocation Policy
    document Header Final Allocation Policy
  • Ordinance 646 Resource Allocation Program
    document Header Ordinance 646 Resource Allocation Program

Development Code1 document

  • Municipal Codes
    document Header Municipal Codes

Planning / Development Forms8 documents

  • Application for Commercial Sign
    document Header Application for Commercial Sign
  • Application for Conditional Use Permit
    document Header Application for Conditional Use Permit
  • Application for Historic Variance
    document Header Application for Historic Variance
  • Application for Rezone
    document Header Application for Rezone
  • Application for Variance
    document Header Application for Variance
  • Lot Line Adjustment Application
    document Header Lot Line Adjustment Application
  • Standard Form Requirements for Tentative Subdivision Maps
    document Header Standard Form Requirements for Tentative Subdivision Maps
  • Tentative Map Checklist Form
    document Header Tentative Map Checklist Form

Current Planning Projects2 documents

  • Sutter Street Extension Project (dated 10/21/20)
    document Header Sutter Street Extension Project (dated 10/21/20)
  • Sutter Street Extension Project - Alternative Descriptions (dated April 15, 2021)
    document Header Sutter Street Extension Project - Alternative Descriptions (dated April 15, 2021)