AB 2234

As required by Assembly Bill (AB) 2234, the below information is provided for residential postentitlement phase permits:

Post Entitlement Requirements

AB 2234 Eligibility 
Applicants must demonstrate eligibility for review as a postentitlement phase housing permit by including the completed AB 2234 Eligibility Form with their permit application:
AB 2234 Eligibility Form 

Building & Safety Division
The Solano County Department of Resource Management and the Building & Safety Division have a detailed list of submittal requirements for building permits available here: Minimum Submittal Guide

Page 3 of the Minimum Plan Check Submittal Requirements lists requirements for dwellings that are also applicable to accessory dwelling units, duplexes, multifamily dwellings, mixed-use projects with a residential component, and townhomes. Minimum setbacks to all property lines shall be at least 10 feet, with additional setback requirements determined by the Solano County Planning Division – contact planning@solanocounty.com or 707-784-6765 for additional zoning and setback information. 

All permit applications may be submitted online. The review of status of permit applications approved for intake can be accessed via the Solano County Citizen Portal: https://aca-prod.accela.com/SOLANO/Login.aspx 

For permit fee estimates please email [email protected]

Planning Division – Integrated Waste Section
Construction & demolition debris recycling submittal requirements can be found here: Construction & Demolition Waste Management Forms

Environmental Health – Technical Division
Requirements for septic systems and wells can be found here: Well & On-Site Sewage Disposal Program

Public Works – Grading Permits 
Requirements for grading permits can be found here under ‘Grading Permits’: Engineering & Surveyor Forms

Public Works – Encroachment Permits 
Requirements for encroachment permits can be found here under ‘Encroachment Permits’: Engineering & Surveyor Forms

Outside Agency Reviews
Depending on permit type and location, the following agencies may require reviews of plans or the payment of fees prior to Solano County issuing the permit:

Fire District
Vacaville Fire Protection District
Suisun Fire Protection District
Cordelia Fire Protection District
East Vallejo Fire Protection District
Dixon Fire Protection District
Montezuma Fire Protection District

Water District
Solano Irrigation District
Rural North Vacaville Water District
City of Vallejo Water Department

Sewer District
Vallejo Flood & Wastewater District
Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District
City of Vacaville Utilities Administration

Air Quality Management District
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Yolo Solano Air Quality Management District

School District
Vacaville Unified School District
Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District
Dixon Unified School District

Winters Joint Unified School District

Vallejo City Unified School District
River Delta Joint Unified School District

Approved Postentitlement Phase Permit Examples
Notice: Printing, copying, or reproducing any document prepared by any architect, engineer, designer, contractor, or property owner without their written permission is prohibited.

Single Family Dwelling Unit
Single Family Dwelling Application
Single Family Dwelling Plans

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)
ADU Application
ADU Plans

Manufactured Dwelling Unit
Manufactured Dwelling Application
Manufactured Dwelling Plans

Duplex Application
Duplex Plans

Mixed Use
Mixed Use Application
Mixed Use Plans

A multifamily unit is defined in the California Building Code as an apartment building with 3 or more dwelling units, condominiums with 4 or more dwelling units, etc. Solano County has to date not issued any building permits for this type of structure. Please contact us at [email protected] or 707-784-6765 for questions regarding multifamily units.

A townhouse is defined in the California Building Code as a single-family dwelling unit constructed in a group if three or more attached units in which each unit extends from the foundation to roof and with open space on at least two sides.  Solano County has to date not issued any building permits for this type of structure. Please contact us at [email protected] or 707-784-6765 for questions regarding townhomes.