What is a General Plan?
State law requires each city and county prepare and maintain a general plan. It serves as its “constitution” for decisions concerning land use planning and expresses a community’s long-term vision for its future development.
The Board of Supervisors is reviewing an update of its General Plan for the unincorporated areas. Other cities are also updating their general Plans. Click here to read.
Many incorporate sustainability as the central theme throughout the document and includes separate elements to address climate-related policies.
Contact us if you’d like to be part of an environmental stakeholders group, preparing comments on General Plans to ensure a sustainable and resilient future.