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Organics/Food Waste Recycling Program Rolling Out for the City’s Restaurants, Businesses, and Apartment Communities

At the beginning of this month, the city started rolling out a new organics recycling program for restaurants, businesses, and apartment communities. The city’s residential program is right around the corner and kicks off July 1. This program ensures that the city complies with a California law that requires all residents and businesses to recycle organic […]


City of Folsom to Launch New Electronic Permitting and Processing System

The City of Folsom is launching eTRAKiT, a new electronic development permit and processing system, on March 14. The convenient new tool will streamline requests and make it even easier to interact with the city’s Community Development Department.The new digital eTRAKiT portal is a one-stop shop for all development-related permits, plans, and activities. Customers can: […]

City of Folsom Accepting Lease Proposals

The City of Folsom is accepting proposals for two city-owned buildings. Proposals for the lease of 905 Leidesdorff Street in Folsom’s Historic District are due by 3 p.m. August 30. Permitted uses in the Folsom Historic District and Commercial (C2) zone and uses compatible with adjacent uses within the district will be considered. A second […]

City of Folsom Waives Business License Fees

Recognizing the financial strain that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have on local businesses, the Folsom City Council unanimously voted on April 13, 2021, to offer a relief waiver to businesses with license fees of $600 or less. The one-year waiver applies to new business license applications and renewals from July 1, 2021, to June […]

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Assistance Available

Eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19 can apply for assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business, and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the […]

Planning Commission Workshop on Home-Based Businesses

Learn more about local rules affecting home-based businesses and the City of Folsom’s home occupation permit process. The City of Folsom Community Development Department will hold a workshop with the Folsom Planning Commission to review current rules and determine whether changes are needed. The workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, in the Council […]