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Growth Management Element Update 2013

On November 12, 2013, the City Council adopted a revised Growth Management Element to comply with the requirements of Measure J, a voter-approved county-wide 1/2-cent sales tax overseen by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority to support local transportation projects and programs and.

Housing Element Update
2009-2014

On July 9, 2013, the City Council adopted the updated Hercules Housing Element for 2009-2014, as required by State law. To also meet the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act, the Council also adopted an Initial Study and Negative Declaration (MND). Pursuant to Government Code Section 65585(g), the City submitted the Housing Element to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), which on August 7, 2013 issued a certification letter confirming the adopted housing element as fully complying with State housing element law (Article 10.6 of the Government Code, Sections 65580-65589.8).

 


The City’s General Plan consists of an introduction and nine separate elements. The complete rewrite of the General Plan, with the exception of the Housing Element, was approved by the City Council on September 22, 1998. The Housing Element, 2009–2014, was approved in July 2013 and certified in August 2013 by the State of California Department of Housing & Community Development.

This document is posted on the City's web site for the convenience of the public. Some of the General Plan Elements below are subdivided into smaller parts for easier downloading. Copies of the City's General Plan and Land Use & Zoning Map may be purchased through the City Clerk's office.

General Plan – Table of Contents (PDF)

General Plan – Introduction (PDF)

General Plan – Land Use Element (Part 1) (PDF)

General Plan – Land Use Element (Part 2) (PDF)

General Plan – Land Use & Zoning Map (PDF)

General Plan – Circulation Element (PDF)

General Plan Housing Element (2009-2014) (PDF)

General Plan – Open Space & Conservation Element_(Part 1) (PDF)

General Plan – Open Space & Conservation Element (Part 2) (PDF)

General Plan – Open Space & Conservation Plan Map (PDF)

General Plan – Safety Element (Part 1) (PDF)

General Plan – Safety Element (Part 2) (PDF)

General Plan – Safety Element – Baymud Map (PDF)

General Plan – Noise Element (Part 1) (PDF)

General Plan – Noise Element (Part 2) (PDF)

General Plan – 1996 Noise Contour Map (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – Executive Summary (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – (Part 1) (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – (Part 2) (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – (Part 3) (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – (Part 5) (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – (Part 6) (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – (Part 7) (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – (Part 8) (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – (Part 9) (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – (Part 10) (PDF)

General Plan – Hazardous Waste Management Plan Element – (Part 11) (PDF)

General Plan – Economic Development Element (PDF)

General Plan – Growth Management Element (PDF)

General Plan - Environmental Impact Report (EIR) - Volume I (11 MB PDF)

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Last updated: 11/13/2013 12:09:44 PM