Development Services Team

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Schedule a Meeting 

The Development Services Team meets every Thursday at 10 AM at Rancho Cordova City Hall. Click here to schedule a meeting with the Development Services Team.  This meeting will provide your project team with an opportunity to meet with a representative from every department including Planning, Building and Safety, Public Works, Fire, etc.

What It Is

The Development Services Team ("DST") is a multi-disciplinary team that acts as an internal coordinator to assist the development community, local businesses and residents with issues or questions related to the development permitting and plan check processes.  Team members include representatives from City departments and partnerOpen for Business agencies that are involved in development applications.  The team was established in 2008 to further drive the City's goal to providing exceptional customer service by facilitating the development process. 

Who We Can Help

The Development Services Team is a resource for customers that are looking for additional guidance at any stage of the development process.  Examples of types of projects and customers that the team can assist with:

  • Residential Improvements
  • Commercial Builders
  • Developers
  • Anyone with technical, procedural or policy question on development project in Rancho Cordova

How We Can Help

  • Help customers efficiently move through the entire processPlans
  • Pre-application meetings to review a proposed project
  • Fee estimates
  • Review of plan check submittal checklists for not-residential construction and civil improvement plans
  • Project review meetings for large projects
  • Proactive identification of problems that may arise
  • Guide projects that are off-track

Frequently Requested Maps

Visit the City Maps page to research zoning, parcel information and other City data at:

Come Talk to Us

Customers are invited to attend the weekly DST team meeting to discuss any development process questions with the group.

To schedule an appointment with the team, please email or call Kelly Whitman at 851-8759.

If you have a question or project that is specific to one department, please contact one of the team members listed below.

DST Meetings

Every Thursday at 10:00am at City Hall, Community Board Room (First floor, first door on left)

Team Member Contacts

Rancho Cordova DST Team

Name Department Phone Email
Howard Williams Building - Permit Services (916) 851-8864
Laura Taylor Cordova Recreation and Park District (916) 362-1871 
Amanda Norton Economic Development (916) 851-8783
Michelle Mingay Finance  (916) 851-8738
Mike Hambrick Metro Fire (916) 859-4319
June Cowles Planning (916) 851-8756
Marilyn Phelps Public Works (916) 851-8719
Elizabeth Sparkman  Community Development  (916) 851-8714

Partner Agency Contacts

Sacramento County

Agency Phone Address City
Agricultural Commissioner (916) 875-6603  4137 Branch Center Sacramento
Department of Water Resources (916) 874-6851 827 7th St #301 Sacramento
Department of Transportation (916) 874-6291 906 G St #510 Sacramento
Environmental Management (916) 875-8484 10590 Armstrong Ave Mather
Hazardous Materials Division (916) 875-8550 10590 Armstrong Ave Mather
Infrastructure Finance (916) 874-6525 827 7th St #304 Sacramento
Regional Parks (916) 875-6961 3711 Branch Center Sacramento
Sacramento Area Sewer District  (916) 876-6000 10545 Armstrong Ave Mather
Rancho Cordova Police (916) 875-9600 2897 Kilgore Road Rancho Cordova

Regional Agencies 

Agency Phone Address City
Sac Metro Air Quality Mgmt. District (SMAQMD) (916) 874-4800 777 12st St, #300 Sacramento
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (916) 464-3291 11020 Sun Center Rancho Cordova
Regional Transit (RT)            (916) 321-2877 1400 29th St Sacramento
Sac Area Council of Governments (SACOG) (916) 321-9000 1415 L St, #300 Sacramento


Agency Phone Address City
SMUD - Business Customers (877) 622-7683 6201 S St Sacramento
SMUD - Residential Customers (888) 742-7683 6201 S St Sacramento
PG&E (800) 468-4743 5555 Florin Perkins Rd Sacramento
AT&T (800) 750-2355 3675 T St Sacramento

Water Companies

Agency Phone Address City
Golden State Water Company (916) 852-8560 3005 Gold Canal Drive Rancho Cordova
California American Water Company (916) 568-4251 4701 Beloit Drive Sacramento
Sacramento County Water Agency (916) 874-6851 827 7th St, #301 Sacramento

School Districts

Agency Phone Address City
Folsom Cordova (FCUSD) (916) 355-1100 1965 Birkmont Drive Rancho Cordova
Sac City Unified (916) 246-4075 5735 47th Ave Sacramento
Elk Grove (EGUSD) (916) 686-7711 9510 Elk Grove-Florin Rd Elk Grove

State Agencies

Agency Phone Address City
Caltrans (916) 654-5266 1120 N St Sacramento
State Historic Preservation (916) 653-6624 1416 9th St #1442-7 Sacramento
Department of Fish and Game (916) 445-0411 1416 9th St #1266 Sacramento
Department of Conservation (916) 322-1080 801 K St, #24 Sacramento

Federal Agencies

Agency Phone Address City
US Army Corps of Engineers (916) 557-5100 1325 J St Sacramento
US Bureau of Reclamation (916) 978-5005 2800 Cottage Way Sacramento
US Fish and Wildlife Service (916) 414-6464 2800 Cottage Way Sacramento

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