Upcoming Meetings

The following are upcoming General Plan Update meetings and workshops. You can sign up for email notifications to be informed about upcoming meetings.

Board of Supervisors Public Hearing

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. the Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing for approval of the 2035 General Plan.
 
When: December 13, 2016 at 1:30pm
Where: Board Chambers, 44 N. San Joaquin Street, 6th Floor, Stockton, CA, 95202

Past Meetings

Board of Supervisors Public Hearing

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016 the Board of Supervisors held a public hearing to review the Revised Public Review Draft of the 2035 General Plan. The Board of Supervisors considered the Planning Commission recommendations to certify the Program Environmental Impact Report and adopt the 2035 General Plan.
 
When: October 25, 2016 at 1:30pm
Where: Board Chambers, 44 N. San Joaquin Street, 6th Floor, Stockton, CA, 95202

Planning Commission Public Hearing

On Thursday, September 29, 2016, the Planning Commission held a public hearing to review the Revised Public Review Draft of the 2035 General Plan. The Planning Commission recommended to the Board of Supervisors the adoption of the 2035 General Plan and the Program Environmental Impact Report. Click here for the Staff Report.
 
When: September 29, 2016 at 6:30pm
Where: San Joaquin County Public Health Auditorium, 1601 E. Hazelton Avenue, Stockton, CA

2035 General Plan and eir open house

On November 12, 2014, the County held an Open House meeting to present the Draft 2035 General Plan and Draft EIR from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. The Open House provided an opportunity to review the Draft Plan and EIR. County staff and the General Plan Consultants were available to answer questions and take comments.
 
When: November 12, 2014 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: San Joaquin County Public Health Auditorium, 1601 E. Hazelton Avenue, Stockton, CA

2035 General Plan EIR Hearing

On December 3, 2014, the County will hold a hearing on the Draft 2035 General Plan EIR.  County staff and the EIR Consultants presented an overview of the Draft EIR, answered questions, and took comments.
 
When: December 3, 2014 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: San Joaquin County Public Health Auditorium, 1601 E. Hazelton Avenue, Stockton, CA

Planning commission study session

On June 5, 2014, the County conducted a study session with the Planning Commission to present an overview of key policy changes proposed as part of the General Plan Update.You can view the key policy changes presented to the Commission here.

Public Scoping Meeting

On October 23, 2013, the County held a scoping meeting to discuss preparation of the General Plan EIR and take public comments on the scope of the environmental review. County staff and consultants will summarized the proposed policies of the 2035 General Plan Update, explain the Land Use and Circulation Diagrams, and outline the proposed scope of the Program EIR.

Board of Supervisors Study Session

On February 19, 2013, and February 26, 2013, the Board of Supervisors held a General Plan Update Study Sessions to review Planning Commission recommendations on the Preferred Alternative and the Land Use Designatin Change Request Summary. At the study session, the Board of Supervisors provided direction on a Board of Supervisors Preferred Alternative.

Planning Commission Study Session

On August 2, 2012, the Planning Commission held a study session to finish reviewing the Land Use Designation Change Request Summary. Members provided comments the remaining requests. The Planning Commission recommendations can be found in the Preferred Alternative and the Land Use Designatin Change Request Summary.

Planning Commission Study Session

On June 21, 2012, the Planning Commission held a study session to review the Staff Recommended Alternative and Land Use Change Request Summary. At the meeting, County staff and the General Plan Update Consultants presented both items and facilitated a discussion with the Planning Commission to identify their preferences for a preferred growth alternative and recommendations for the land use change requests. Members of the public were given an opportunity to comment on both items. A summary of the Planning Commission's recommendations to the Board of Supervisors can be found here.

Board of Supervisors Study Session

On May 24, 2011, the Board of Supervisors held a study session to review Focus Group, Community Workshop, and Planning Commission input on the Alternatives. At the study session, County staff and the General Plan Update Consultants presented summaries of the Focus Group meetings and the Community Workshops. Following the presentation, the Board members discussed the Alternatives and took comments from the public. This was an informational study session and the Board of Supervisors did not take any action on the General Plan.

Board of Supervisors Study Session Summary

Board of Supervisors Study Session Presentation

Planning Commission Study Session

On May 5, 2011, the Planning Commission held a study session to review Focus Group and Community Workshop input on the Alternatives. At the study session, County staff and the General Plan Update Consultants presented preliminary summaries of the Focus Group meetings and the Community Workshops. Following the presentation the Planning Commission took comments from the public. This was an informational study session and the Planning Commission was not asked to take any action.

Planning Commission Study Session Summary

Planning Commission Study Session Presentation

Community Workshop #3

In March, April, and May 2011 San Joaquin County hosted the third series of 14 community workshops on the General Plan Update. The workshops focused on gathering community feedback on the alternative growth scenarios outlined in the Alternatives Report and summarized in Newsletter #3. Each workshop began with a presentation by the General Plan Update consultants, Mintier Harnish, who provided an overview of the General Plan update process and described the four growth alternatives that were released for public review in March 2011. Following the presentation, workshop attendees participated in interactive exercises designed to solicit feedback on the growth alternatives.

Community Workshop #3 Summary

Community Workshop #3 Presentation

Focus Group Meetings #2

On March 29th and 31st, 2011, the County held the second round of Focus Group meetings to discuss the General Plan Update Alternatives Report. Each meeting began with a greeting from County staff, followed by a short overview presentation by Mintier Harnish, the General Plan Update consultant. The consultants presented the status of the Update process and the purpose of the Alternatives process. Focus Group members then explored, in an open discussion, different growth options and implications and preferences for how the County should grow and develop in the future. The meetings were open for public observation and several community members also provided comments.

Focus Group Meeting Summary

Board of Supervisors Study Session

On March 15, 2011, the Board of Supervisors held a study session on the General Plan Update Alternatives Report. At the study session, County staff and the General Plan Update Consultants presented the Alternatives Report, lead a discussion on the purpose and contents of the Alternatives Report, and outlined the next steps in the Alternatives Phase of the General Plan Update. This was an informational study session and the Board of Supervisors was not asked to take action on the Alternatives Report.

Board of Supervisors Study Session Presentation

Planning Commission Study Session

On March 3, 2011, the Planning Commission held a study session on the General Plan Update Alternatives Report. At the study session, County staff and the General Plan Update Consultants presented the Alternatives Report and its purpose and contents and outlined the next steps of the Alternatives Phase of the General Plan Update.

Planning Commission Study Session Presentation

Board of Supervisors Hearing and Study Session

On January 12, 2010, the Board of Supervisors held a hearing on the Housing Element and a Study Session on the draft Vision and Guiding Principles. Following a presentation by County staff, the Board of Supervisors adopted the San Joaquin County Housing Element. Following the hearing, the Board of Supervisors accepted the Vision and Guiding Principles, with modifications, to guide the remainder of the General Plan Update and future planning decisions. The Vision and Guiding Principles will remain a draft until adoption of the General Plan. Check back soon for the draft Vision and Guiding Principles that reflects the Board of Supervisors direction. Check back soon for the draft Vision and Guiding Principles that reflects the Board of Supervisors direction.

Planning Commission Hearing

On December 3, 2009, at 6:30pm the Planning Commission adopted the revised San Joaquin County Housing Element.

Board of Supervisors Study Session

On November 24, 2009, at 1:30pm the Board of Supervisors met to review the results of the second round of Community Workshops and the Planning Commission recommendations on the Draft Vision and Guiding Principles. The Board discussed the draft Vision and Guiding Principles and continued the meeting to January 2010.

Planning Commission Study Session #2 (continued)

On November 19, 2009, the Planning Commission continued their discussion on the Draft Vision and Guiding Principles and took additional public input. The Commission will then made a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors to accept the Draft Vision and Guiding Principles as amended.

Planning Commission Study Session #2

On October 15, 2009, the Planning Commission met to review the results of the second round of Community Workshops and the Draft Vision and Guiding Principles. The Planning Commission discussed, provided further input, and took public input on the draft Vision and Guiding Principles. The Commission decided to continue the discussion till November 5, 2009, when they will provide a recommendation on the Vision & Guiding Principles to the Board of Supervisors.

Planning Commission Study Session #2 Summary

Planning Commission Study Session #2 Presentation

Community Workshop #2

In August and September 2009, the County held a series of 14 community workshops throughout the county to gather community input on a Vision of San Joaquin County in 2030 and Guiding Principles for future decisions. Thanks to all Community Workshop #2 participants for helping to define what the County will strive to be in 2030!

Community Workshop #2 Summary

Community Workshop #2 Presentation

Planning Commission Study Session #1

On August 6, 2009, a Planning Commission meeting was held on the General Plan Update. The meeting included a greeting from County staff, followed by a presentation by Mintier Harnish, the General Plan Update consultant. The consultant presented an update on the General Plan Update process, followed by an overview of the Public Review Draft Issues and Opportunities Report. The consultant also provided an overview of the second round of Community Workshops, held throughout the County in August and September. The Planning Commission discussed and provided input on the topics presented in the Public Review Draft Issues and Opportunities Report and took public comment on the items presented.

Planning Commission Study Session #1 Summary

Planning Commission Study Session #1 Presentation

Focus Groups Meeting #1

On May 28 and June 3, 2009, the first of four sets of Focus Group meetings for the San Joaquin County General Plan Update took place. Each meeting began with a greeting from County staff, followed by a short overview presentation by Mintier Harnish, the General Plan Update consultant. The consultants presented an overview of the Update process and the role of the Focus Groups members. Focus Group members then explored, in an open discussion, the issues and opportunities that the General Plan Update should address and be included in the Issues and Opportunities Report. The meetings were open for public observation and several community members also provided comments. A Summary of the Focus Group meeting can be found here.
If you are interested in learning more about the Focus Groups, contact Raymond Hoo, Senior Planner, at 209.468.3164.

Focus Group Meeting #1 Summary

Board of Supervisors Meeting

On Tuesday, March 24, 2009, the Community Development Department and the County's Housing Element Consultants (Mintier Harnish) presented the Public Review Draft Housing Element to the Board of Supervisors.

Board of Supervisors/Planning Commission Joint Study Session

On February 24, 2009, the County held a joint study session with the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission to kick-off the General Plan Update process and review major emerging issues in the County.

Joint Study Session #1 Summary

Joint Study Session #1 Presentation

Housing Element Stakeholder Workshop #2

On Monday, February 23, 2009, the San Joaquin County Community Development Department held the second and final stakeholder workshop for the Housing Element Update. The County's Housing Element Consultants presented a summary of the proposed policies and programs that will guide the development of housing in San Joaquin County. After the presentation, County staff asked local housing stakeholders and the public to comment on the policy/program strategies contained in the Policy Document.

Housing Element Stakeholder Workshop #2 Presentation

Thanks to everyone who participated in the second Stakeholder Workshop! We appreciate your questions and feedback on the Housing Element policies.

General Plan Kick-off Workshops

In October and November 2008, the County held a series of 14 community workshops throughout the county to kick-off the General Plan Update process and identify issues and opportunities. Thanks to all Community Workshop #1 participants for a lively and informative discussion!

Community Workshop #1 Summary





Community Workshop #1 Presentation



Housing Element Stakeholder Workshop #1

Housing Element Update Workshop #1 Summary



Housing Element Update Workshop #1 Presentation