Public Invited to CPUC Meeting at UC Davis to Discuss New Area Code

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold a Voting Meeting at UC Davis. The CPUC typically holds Voting Meetings twice a month at its headquarters in San Francisco, and also schedules Voting Meetings in other cities throughout the state. The meeting will feature a brief staff presentation on implementation of the area code overlay for the 916 region that was recently approved by the CPUC.

The Voting Meeting begins with public comment and members of the West Sacramento community are encouraged to attend. Those intending to make public comment can sign-up to speak in person before the meeting starts, or can sign-up online in advance at

WHEN: March 2nd, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: UC Davis, Appellate Courtroom, King Hall, 400 Mrak Hall Dr., Davis;
also available via listen-only call-in number at 800-857-1917, passcode 92105

WHAT: The CPUC’s Commissioners will discuss and vote on proposed policies; staff will make a brief presentation on the implementation of an all-services area code overlay approved by the CPUC to resolve the shortage of numbers in the 916 area code region.


If specialized accommodations are needed to attend, such as sign language interpreters, please contact the CPUC’s Public Advisor’s Office at or toll free at 866-849-8390 at least three business days in advance.

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