The City of Folsom’s Zoning Code carries out the city’s land use policies by classifying and regulating the uses of land and structures within the city. The Zoning Code is found in Chapter 17 of the Folsom Municipal Code. It serves to promote and protect the public safety, health, convenience, comfort, prosperity, and general welfare of residents and businesses.
The Zoning Code also sets land development requirements and establishes different uses within individual districts. Zoning regulations address the physical development of a site, including building height, lot requirements, setback from lot lines, parking requirements, sign types and sizes, and additional regulations.
The Zoning Code includes zoning districts, comprised of residential, mixed-use, commercial, business professional, industrial, and open space districts. The city's Zoning Map shows property-specific zoning.