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ESP171 Environmental Planning Class 4: The General Plan “Community Visioning”: Where are we? Where are we going? Where do we want to be? How do we get there? The General Plan: “To ensure the orderly development of Communities in California” 1. Expression of what a community wants 2. Guide to decision making 3. Fulfillment of legal requirement – in California California Requirements: Every city and county must adopt “a comprehensive, long-term general plan for physical development” (§65300) Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) publishes “General Plan Guidelines” Required Elements Land Use General location and intensity of different land uses (e.g. housing, business, industry, open space, education, public buildings, etc.) Circulation General location and extent of existing and proposed major roads, other transportation facilities (transit, bike/ped), public utilities. Housing
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2009 for the course ECI 165 taught by Professor Salon during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.

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