Located just south of the state capital, Elk Grove’s 174,000 residents enjoy a suburban lifestyle with close proximity to city amenities, as well as nearby vineyards and wineries. Elk Grove was the fastest growing city in the U.S. during 2004-2005, and it continues to appeal to both young families and retirees.

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City Council

Regular meetings of the Elk Grove City Council are scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Meetings begin at 6 pm and are held in the Council Chambers, located at 8400 Laguna Palms Way, across the street from City Hall.

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Planning Commission

The Elk Grove Planning Commission reviews and approves city planning applications, while making recommendations to City Council on all zoning and expansions. The five commissioners hold public meetings on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 6 p.m. in the council chambers.

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Online Application Period Opens for City Grant Programs

The online application period for three City grant programs supporting local nonprofit organizations is now open for funding allocated in next fiscal year (FY 2024-25). Access the applications. Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and Community Service Grants (CSG) offer funding for community service programs. The CDBG program funds public service activities, housing programs, and public facility improvements that benefit low-income …
01/13/2024

City of Elk Grove Project Update: Oak Rose Apartments Project

#removeSpace a { padding: 0 !important; } The City has reached a settlement in principle with the applicant for the Oak Rose Apartments Project which would relocate the project to an alternative site in the City outside of the Old Town Special Planning Area. The settlement is not final. Staff is asking the City Council to postpone action tonight on …
01/11/2024

Digital Newsletter For January/February Now Available

City of Elk Grove newsletter provides pertinent information for residents on city services, events, and resources. Read more
01/03/2024

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12/21/2023
In less than 11 months, Elk Grove voters will select their mayor and council representatives for Districts 1 and 3. Councilmembers Darren Suen and Kevin Spease have purchased ads in the 2024 Elk Grove Town Planner calendar, although as yet they have no challengers. Mayor Bobbie Singh-Allen, also on the ballot, did not purchase calendar space.

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09/27/2023
Elk Grove's City Council reconsidered the construction of an apartment complex that would house those experiencing homelessness. After three hours of discussion, the council voted unanimously to continue its decision to Oct. 11.

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09/06/2023
The planned relocation of the Elk Grove Library to another Old Town-Historic Downtown Elk Grove location has been halted. Instead, the City Council will select an independent nonprofit to operate the facility as a winter homeless shelter.

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08/18/2023
An independent study of the city’s animal shelter recommended a five-year phasing plan for adding 10 new positions. The shelter was opened nearly four years ago for housing 56 cats and 66 dogs, and other small animals.

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08/18/2023
A new incentive program in Elk Grove is designed to assist breweries, wineries and restaurants. Adopted by the Elk Grove City Council on Aug. 9, it is called the Brewery, Restaurant and Winery (BReW) Incentive Program.
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