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File #: 24-634    Version: 1 Name: CC - Update on the Draft General Plan
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 1/10/2024 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 2/26/2024 Final action:
Title: CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Update on the Draft General Plan; and (2) Discussion and Comments as Appropriate.
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CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Update on the Draft General Plan; and (2) Discussion and Comments as Appropriate.

Meeting Date: February 26, 2024

Contact Person/Dept.: Troy Evangelho/Planning and Development Department

Phone Number: (310) 253-5744

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [x]

Attachments: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: Social Media (2/1/2024, 2/8/2024, 2/19/2024), GovDelivery Bulletin (2/2/2024, 2/20/2024), (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (02/20/2024)

Department Approval: Mark Muenzer, Planning and Development Director (2/16/2024)


Staff recommends the City Council review and discuss the Draft General Plan ("Plan") and provide feedback as appropriate.


The General Plan Update was initiated in 2019 and is planned for completion in 2024. The process began with a study of existing conditions to identify issues and opportunities to be addressed by the Plan. An extensive community outreach and visioning program resulted in the project's Vision, Values, and Guiding Principles document that was used to direct development of the Plan.

Policy frameworks for each plan topic were developed based on the vision and values and were made available for public review and presented to the General Plan Advisory Committee, Planning Commission, and City Council for feedback. Between 2021 and 2023, the policy frameworks were further refined and developed into the final 12 draft Plan elements. The project's overall timeline was significantly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as numerous staff vacancies.

The Public Draft General Plan was released to the community in September 2023 for a 60-day public review period. The Plan was available online and physically in locations throughout the city, and an online comment form was open to receive feedback. During the review period, the General Plan team c...

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