Additional Resources

This page contains links to legislative and regulatory information that are pertinent to the General Plan Update.

Land Use

State

Information about the California Code of Regulations, Title 24 (California Building Standards Code)

Summary of California’s climate change legislation from the Institute for Local Government

Information about the Farmland Mapping and Monitoring Program from the California Department of Conservation

Information about the Williamson Act Program from the California Department of Conservation

Regional and Local

Information about the Region’s Sustainable Communities Strategy

Solano County General Plan

Solano County Right-to-Farm Ordinance

Vacaville-Fairfield-Solano Greenbelt Agreement

Vacaville-Dixon Greenbelt Agreement

Housing

State

California Department of Housing and Community Development

Information about the Regional Housing Needs Allocation from the California Department of Housing and Community Development

Regional

Information about the Regional Housing Needs Allocation from the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)

Information about the Regional Housing Needs Allocation process that is currently underway from ABAG

Transportation

Federal

Americans with Disabilities Act

State

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

Information about the California Complete Streets Act from the California Bicycle Coalition

Regional and Local

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)

Solano Transportation Authority (STA)

Information about the Regional Transportation Plan for the San Francisco Bay Area from MTC

Solano County Congestion Management Program

Information about the Solano County Comprehensive Transportation Plan from STA

Jepson Parkway Concept Plan

City of Vacaville Transportation System Management Ordinance (Chapter 10.60 of the Municipal Code)

City of Vacaville Traffic Impact Mitigation Ordinance (Chapter 14.13.180 of the Municipal Code)

Public Services and Recreation

State

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

California Department of Education

California Fire Code

Information about master planning for school facilities from the California Department of Education

Information about school facilities requirements from the California Department of Education

Summary of the Quimby Act from the California Department of Parks and Recreation

History of California Solid Waste Law from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recover (CalRecycle)

Local

Information about school closures that was distributed at Steering Committee Meeting #7 by Committee Member Johnson

Vacaville Comprehensive Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan (15.0 MB PDF)

Water

Federal

Summary of the federal Clean Water Act from the US Environmental Protection Agency

Information about the Safe Drinking Water Act from the US Environmental Protection Agency

State

California Department of Water Resources

State Water Resources Control Board

Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

California Water Code

Porter Cologne Water Quality Control Act

Information about California’s Drinking Water-Related Laws from the California Department of Public Health

Information about urban water management plans from the California Department of Water Resources

Information about Senate Bill 610 and Senate Bill 221, which pertain to water supply assessments, from the California Department of Water Resources

Information about the California Groundwater Management Act from the California Department of Water Resources

Information from the California Department of Water Resources about Senate Bill x7-7, which sets a statewide goal of reducing per capita urban water use by 20 percent by December 31, 2020

Regional and Local

Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento and San Joaquin River Basins

Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary (Bay-Delta Plan)

Solano Irrigation District Master Water Agreement with the City of Vacaville (3.5 MB PDF)

2005 Urban Water Management Plan for the City of Vacaville

Wastewater

City of Vacaville Sewer System Management Plan

Northeast Sector Sewer Master Plan for the City of Vacaville

Stormwater

Federal

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA Floodplain Regulations (Code of Federal Regulations, Title 44, Part 60)

State

Central Valley Flood Protection Board

Summary of Recent California Floodplain Regulations from the California Department of Water Resources

Local

City of Vacaville Floodplain Management Ordinance (Section 14.18 of the Municipal Code)

Biological Resources

Federal

US Army Corps of Engineers

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Summary of federal Wetlands Regulations from the US Environmental Protection Agency

Summary of the federal Endangered Species Act from the US Environmental Protection Agency

Summary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act from the US Fish and Wildlife Service

State

California Department of Fish and Game

California Native Plant Society

Summary of the California Endangered Species Act from the California Department of Fish and Game

Summary of the Oak Woodlands Conservation Program from the State Wildlife Conservation Board

Regional

Information about the Solano Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan from the Solano County Water Agency

Cultural Resources

Federal

National Historic Preservation Act

State

California Office of Historic Preservation

California Native American Heritage Commission

Information about California Historical Resources from the California Office of Historic Preservation

Information about the State Historical Building Code from the California Office of Historic Preservation

Air Quality

Federal

Summary of the federal Clean Air Act from the US Environmental Protection Agency

State

California Air Resources Board

Regional

Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District

Bay Area Air Quality Management District

Noise

Summary of the federal Noise Control Act from the US Environmental Protection Agency