Planning Commission Appeals

Any person or party aggrieved or affected by any determination of the Zoning Administrator or Planning Commission may file an appeal pursuant to Section 28-112 of the Solano County Code.  The appeal must be in writing outlining the reasons of the appeal and filed within 10 days of the decision to be appealed.



Appeal Fee: $150.00


Zoning Administrator: Submit a written statement (see form below) outlining the reasons of the appeal of a Zoning Administrator decision to:


Solano County Planning Commission

675 Texas Street, Suite 5500

Fairfield, CA 94533

(707) 784-6765


Planning Commission: Submit a written statement (see form below) outlining the reasons of the appeal of a Planning Commission decision to:


Solano County Board of Supervisors

675 Texas Street, Suite 6500

Fairfield, CA 94533

(707) 784-6100




One advertised public hearing is required for an appeal, at least 15 days prior to the hearing. Resource Management will provide written notice by first class mail to the appellant, project applicant and owners of property located within 500 feet of the subject property. Notice will also be published in a newspaper of general circulation or posted in the vicinity of the project location.  This public notice is to inform the public of their right to appear and be heard on the matter.




The appellant or representative should be present at the public hearing.  If appellant is unable to attend, a request for a continuance may be submitted in writing.  During the hearing all interested persons will have the opportunity to speak in favor of or in opposition to the appeal.  Persons speaking will usually be asked their interest in the matter and other pertinent questions deemed necessary in making a determination.

Planning Commission Appeal Instructions and Form