The City of Citrus Heights has 2 specific plan areas and 1 overlay zoning area. These planning areas allow special development standards to a particular geographical area.
The newest specific plan area is called the Boulevard Plan and it regulates the development between the Old Auburn and Auburn intersection north to Interstate 80.
The other large specific plan area in Citrus Heights is called Stock Ranch. The Stock Ranch area is approximately 129 acres and allows a mix of commercial and residential uses combined with open space.
The other planning tool used within Citrus Heights is called the Corridor Overlay. The Corridor Overlay areas provide opportunity for a mix of low-intensity nonresidential land uses in certain residential sections along sections of major corridors throughout the city.