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The City’s General Plan is the community's vision about how it will grow and reflects the community's priorities and values while shaping the future. As the legal underpinning for land use decisions within the City, the General Plan  consists of an introduction and nine separate "elements" (listed below),  which are topics that California law requires to be covered in a general plan (Gov. Code § 65302). 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. 

The complete rewrite of the General Plan, with the exception of the Housing Element, was approved by the City Council on September 22, 1998. Recent updates to the General Plan include:

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