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Development Engineering

COVID-19 Change in service: Though City Hall public counters are now open to serve you, we encourage you to continue to submit for permits electronically. Engineering permit application and plan submittals can now be made electronically. Please contact Development Engineering staff to learn more: Email Development Engineering or call (916) 627-3436

For payments of fees the cashier will continue to taking credit card payments over the phone. Please contact the cashier's office at (916) 627-3279 for the types of payments. An invoice will be needed by the cashier to make payment. If the cashier is not available please leave a voicemail and you'll receive a call within 2 business days for payment processing.

The Engineering Services Division has the primary responsibility to deliver facilities and infrastructure that meet the needs of the residents of Elk Grove and that comply with the standards and requirements established in the engineering guidelines and the City's Master Plans. The division achieves its goals through planning, design and construction of the City's projects, and also through the plan review and permit process to regulate and facilitate private development projects.

Whether you are planning to build or develop a new commercial or residential building, or expand upon your existing commercial or residential building, your “Project” will likely require some type of permit from the City of Elk Grove. The Engineering Services Division will assist you through the development approval process for plan review and permits. The assistance that we can provide includes:

Front Counter Support:

An Engineering Technician will gladly discuss your project regarding processes for review and approval for private development projects for the Development Services Department. If you have questions, please call (916) 627-3436 or go to the Development Engineering Front Counter at 8401 Laguna Palms Way, Elk Grove, CA 95758.

Please visit our frequently asked questions for more information.


Contact Information

Development Engineering

Development Engineering

Email or (916) 627-3436

Construction Inspection Scheduling

John Pumphrey 
 Email or (916) 661-3513

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