Ongoing Community Outreach
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General Plan Update and Local Coastal Program UpdatePlanning Commission Review of the General Plan and Gateway Area Plan. The City of Arcata Planning Commission is continuing to work through various chapters of the draft Gateway Area Plan and General Plan at its regularly scheduled planning commission meetings, which take place the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 6 PM. These meetings can be attended in person or via Zoom at this time. The Planning Commission will also continue to review the Local Coastal Program through 2023. Agendas for upcoming meetings can be reviewed here.
Committee Review of the General Plan and Gateway Area Plan.The City of Arcata's nine City Committees continue to work through various chapters of the draft General Plan Updates at their regularly scheduled meetings. These meetings can be attended via Zoom at this time. Agendas for upcoming meetings can be reviewed here.
Form-Based Code Public Workshops. Staff is in the process of scheduling more public engagement opportunities with the City’s design consultant, Ben Noble, on the draft Form-Based Code for the Arcata Gateway Area. These sessions cover design standards proposed to regulate building scale and massing, building heights by zone, parking, open space, community benefits, and more. Two presentations in this series are now complete and can be veiwed on the City's YouTube channel, here.
Environmental Review. The City is currently working to prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to support updates to the General Plan and the Gateway Area Plan and associated zoning changes needed in order to implement the General Plan. Director David Loya presented information regarding the City's assumptions for the environmental analysis, which can be can be viewed on the City’s SIRP YouTube channel, here.
Below is a calendar of engagement opportunities undertaken since the August 23rd joint study session of the Planning Commission and City Council. Additional past Planning Commission and Committee Meetings where Gateway Plan topics have been reviewed, as well as agendas for upcoming meetings, can be watched on the City's website, here.
Future hearing dates listed in the table below are subject to change.
What comes next?
Review the Draft Community Engagement Report
Engagement Report Attachments
• Visioning Survey Results
Additional Engagement Data
- Poll Results: August 16th Form-Based Code Workshop
- Poll Results: August 23 Planning Commission/City Coucnil Study Session (decision makers)
- Poll Results: August 23 Planning Commission/City Council Study Session (public)
- Poll Results: October 11 Planning Commisison Meeting (Gateway Height Concerns)
- Poll Results: October 25 Planning Commisison Meeting (Gateway Solutions)
- October 25 Planning Commission Concern/Solution Set (DRAFT)
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Public comment recvied on the Infill Program has been saved internally as part of the administrative record for this program. Base don community interest, comments recieved will be uploaded to this website in batches. Generally comments will be uploaded in chronological, monthly batches.
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