Core Area Planning Amendments and General Plan Update

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The City of Davis’ existing General Plan was adopted in 2001 and has been amended through 2016. The existing General Plan consists of the following documents:
General Plan
Housing Element 2013-2021
Transportation Element
Core Area Specific Plan
Davis Downtown and Traditional Residential Neighborhood Design Guidelines
Gateway/Olive Drive Specific Plan
List of Amendments to General Plan and Core Area Specific Plan

Related City Council resolutions
City Council Resolution 17-002 regarding preliminary directions for Core Area policy and code amendments
Preliminary Process for Core Area Policy/Code Amendments
City Council Resolution 11-077 regarding potential housing sites 
City Council Resolution 08-019 regarding growth guideline

On January 10, 2017, the City Council directed staff to proceed with Core Area plan, zoning and design guideline amendments (see the Resolution 17-002 adopted by City Council posted above). After confirming progress on the major components of the Core Area amendments, a citywide General Plan update will be initiated.

State of the City Report 2017 
State of the City Report 2017 

Additional Information 
Information will be posted as it becomes available. The staff contact in the Department of Community Development and Sustainability is Bob Wolcott, Principal Planner,