The City of Folsom is developing a Central Business District Master Plan for the important retail and commercial corridor located on East Bidwell Street and Riley Street, between Sutter Middle School and Blue Ravine Road. It includes the aquatic center and Lembi Park. 

Progress continues on the master plan that will guide future development and infrastructure improvements, which may include:

Mixed-use residential development

Economic development

Commercial corridor revitalization

Placemaking and design, lighting, and landscaping

Traffic calming

Pedestrian and bicycle improvements

Traffic and pedestrian safety

Parking strategies

Outreach strategies

A project status report was presented to the City Council at its May 14 meeting. The master planning process is guided by a citizen’s advisory committee. The committee’s the next meeting will be held at 3 p.m. June 10 at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma Street. A community workshop will be held in August, and the Planning Commission and City Council will consider the master plan this fall.Stay informed about the project at For more information, contact City of Folsom planning consultant Kathy Pease at 916-812-0749 or