Fire_Hazard_Planning-Final_Report

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Unformatted text preview: State of California FIRE HAZARD PLANNING General Plan Technical Advice Series Governors Office of Planning and Research November 2003 Gray Davis G OVERNOR Tal Finney I NTERIM D IRECTOR FIRE HAZARD PLANNING General Plan Technical Advice Series The Governors Office of Planning and Research 1400 Tenth Street, Sacramento, CA 95812-3044, 916/322-2318, www.opr.ca.gov Tal Finney, Interim Director Terry Roberts, Director, State Clearinghouse Director Project Directors Scott Morgan, Associate Planner, State Clearinghouse Toni Symonds, Director, California Rural Policy Task Force Project Partnership: Governors Office of Emergency Services California Department of Forestry California Rural Policy Task Force, Governors Office of Planning and Research California State Association of Counties Regional Council of Rural Counties State Clearinghouse, Governors Office of Planning and Research November 2003 The General Plan Technical Advice Series is intended to offer land use practitioners, particularly at the local level, concise information regarding General Plan law. This series of occasional papers is part of OPRs public education and training program for planners, developers and others. This advice is intended to supplement, but not to amend or revise the California General Plan Guidelines . Acknowledgement: The 2003 edition of Fire Hazard Planning was initiated through a request by the Regional Council of Rural Counties. It was developed through a state and local partnership of the Regional Council of Rural Counties, California Association of Counties, the Governors Office of Emergency Services, the Governors Office of Planning and Research and the California Department of Forestry. FIRE HAZARD PLANNING General Plan Technical Advice Series TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION..................................................................................... 1 Section I. FIRE SAFE COUNCILS: A NEW PLANNING PARTNER........................... 1 Background on DMA 2000 ..................................................................... 2 II. INCORPORATING FIRE HAZARD POLICES IN THE GENERAL PLAN..................... 3 A. Introduction................................................................................. 3 B. Development of Fire Mitigation Policies in the General Plan ....................... 3 1. Data and Analysis ..................................................................... 4 2. Objectives, Goals and Policy Development ....................................... 4 3. Implementation Measures ........................................................... 4 III. CONSIDERATIONS WHEN DEVELOPING FIRE HAZARD POLICIES IN THE GENERAL PLAN ............................................................................................. 5 A. Fire Hazard All Areas .................................................................... 5 1. Assets at Risk from Wildfire ......................................................... 5 2. Water Supply........................................................................... 6Water Supply....
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