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2014 General Plan Housing Element Update

The Housing Element is one of the seven required elements of a General Plan by State law. Unlike the other general plan elements, the Housing Element is required to be updated every five to six years... Read the full description of the Housing Element.

2014 Draft Housing Element

PUBLIC WORKSHOPS

Public workshops were held to discuss the proposed revisions to the Housing Element:

  • July 24 (6pm-8pm) - Prosperity Center (520 E Street, Eureka)
  • August 14 (6pm-8pm) - Prosperity Center (520 E Street, Eureka)
  • August 28 (6pm-8pm) - Redway Elementary School Auditorium (344 Humboldt Ave., Redway)
  • September 4 (6pm-8pm) - Prosperity Center (520 E Street, Eureka)
  • October 23, 2013 (6pm-8pm) - Redway Elementary School Auditorium (344 Humboldt Ave., Redway)
  • October 30, 2013 (6pm-8pm - Humboldt County Planning & Building Department (3015 H Street, Eureka)

The purpose of the meetings was to get input on the 2014 draft Housing Element, prior to taking it to the Planning Commission. Each of these meetings was a brainstorming session, where all ideas were welcomed. This summary captures the topics discussed at all the meetings. The next step is for staff to develop a Planning Commission Hearing Draft over the coming weeks informed by the comments received at the workshops...stay tuned for that!

Background Materials for Public Workshops

 

2009/2010 General Plan Housing Element

August 28, 2012 Revisions to the Housing Element

Housing Element Implementation

General Plan, Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance Modifications

The Housing Element includes a set of General Plan, Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance modifications to encourage development and retention of affordable housing.

Multifamily Rezoning Program

The multi-family rezone program proposes to re-zone properties to increase the multifamily housing development potential in the county... Read more about the rezone program.

August 24, 2010 Revisions to the Housing Element

April 27, 2010 Revisions to the Housing Element

2009 Housing Element (Adopted 8/29/09)

Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

Historic Documents

Previous drafts of the housing element are available in the historic documents section.