Development Services & Plan Check

Development Services & Plan Check


For the most updated information on how to get assistance on sewer impact fee permits, making sewer impact fee payments, plan check review, and/or other questions during this time, see our Contact Information

Customers may also review the Regional San Sewer Impact Fees pages for basic information on sewer impact fees.

Development Services

The primary function of Regional San’s Development Services group is to coordinate the review and approval of sanitary sewer applications for all new development projects within Regional San’s service area.

Review of these applications includes examination of development plans, technical reports, environmental documents and supporting sewer studies. Development Services works with the development community and our contributing agencies to coordinate and plan for sewer service.

Development Services performs the following tasks:

  • Reviews and approves sewer studies for developments to ensure studies are consistent with the Regional San Interceptor Sequencing Study (ISS)
  • Coordinates with the development community, including:
    • Coordinates with the developer’s engineer
    • Attends development meetings and documents the progress of projects through letters, meeting notes, emails, etc., to create a record of commitments should a binding agreement be required
    • Coordinates with contributing agencies during entitlement document review
    • Provides overall project tracking

Please note that sewer service requests and questions related to the local sewer collection system should be addressed to the contributing agency serving the proposed development. Development questions pertaining to the Regional San interceptor system or treatment plant should be directed to Regional San’s Development Services group (contact info below).

Plan Check

The primary function of plan checking is to review improvement plans for conformance with Regional San’s design criteria and improvement plans, easements and encroachment permits for conflict with existing and planned Regional San facilities and/or easements.

Plan Check performs the following services:

  • Reviews improvement plans for conformance with Regional San Design Criteria
  • Conducts occasional field visits for design purposes or construction verification
  • Reviews encroachment permits
  • Provides development-related easement review in conformance with the Regional San Easement Encroachment Policy
  • Provides development-related construction support
  • Provides overall project tracking

Cost Schedule for Construction Activities

The most up-to-date cost schedule can be found on the Sacramento Area Sewer District’s website at

Utility Coordination Review

Regional San adheres to the Utility Coordination Procedures that were established by the City of Sacramento (City) and County of Sacramento (County) in 1992. Project Engineers responsible for the development of plans and specifications for City or County projects are responsible for coordinating with utility companies during the design and preconstruction phase of the work using the utility letter “A, B and C” process. Regional San reviews these utility letters to ensure that there are no conflicts between the proposed project and Regional San facilities and/or easements.

The Utility Coordination Procedures (December 1992) are provided for your reference along with the Utility Letter “A, B and C” Plan Distribution Contact List for Jurisdictions and Utilities within Sacramento County.


Contact Information

The public counter at 10060 Goethe Road, Sacramento, is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

If you simply have a question, please contact us by phone or email.

If you are seeking to submit documents…

Please submit them by email if at all possible by coordinating with the appropriate staffing unit. When email submittal is not possible, use the drop-off box located at our public counter.

If you need to make a sewer impact fee payment…

Please do so with a cashier at the Sacramento County Building Assistance Center (BAC) located at 9700 Goethe Road, Sacramento, CA 95827, which is presently only open for payments Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. To confirm BAC payment processing locations or open hours, call 916-874-8250. Our Permits page has more detailed information on the County BACs, but it is our understanding that the Goethe BAC location is the only one currently accepting payments. We are not currently accepting payments at our office.

Our current anticipated response time for all inquiries is three business days, but please be aware that response time may be delayed as circumstances evolve related to staffing and operational constraints. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Development Services, Plan Check & Utility Coordination 

Robb Armstrong, Principal Engineering Technician
10060 Goethe Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Phone: (916) 876-6104
Plan Check Email:
Development Services Email:

Regional San Underground Service Alert (USA) 

Jim Corriea
10060 Goethe Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Phone: (916) 875-0565 

Regional San Sewer Impact Fee Quote Desk

Phone: (916) 876-6100

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