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general plan

n. a plan of a city, county or area which establishes zones for different types of development, uses, traffic patterns, and future development. (See: zoning)

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Tenders Are Invited For Consultant Services To Prepare Environmental Documentation For A Proposed General Plan Amendment,Zone Change, Tentative Tract Map, And Site Development Permit,To Develop Up
City officials project that Burbank will add an average of 400 new units per year through 2020, most of them multifamily units, according to the city's Housing Element of its General Plan adopted in 2001.
The initiative is inconsistent with the county's adopted process for revising the General Plan, and it would overturn years of work by citizens to reach consensus on Viewshed Protection, Riparian Corridor and Williamson Act reforms," said Lindsay.
The West Hollywood Planning Commission recommended approval of the amendments to the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Zoning Map, and adoption of the Mitigated Negative Declaration with modifications, at its December 1, 2005 meeting.
The report says the centers would extend commercial uses west on Avenue S beyond the point where the General Plan says they should stop, clog Saturday traffic on a side street serving the adjoining neighborhood and conflict with the semi-rural nature of the neighborhood, which lies just outside city limits.
He has managed the preparation of general plan elements, coastal plans, community and specific plans, campus plans, transportation plans, park and open space plans, urban design guidelines, capital improvement plans, public participation programs, public finance plans, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documents.
RELATIONSHIP TO GENERAL PLAN: This project is consistent with the Public Facilities Element of the General Plan by helping to ensure an adequate supply of safe potable water for consumption and adequate water for fire protection.
Developers sometimes request zoning changes so they can squeeze more homes into their projects, but in this case officials say the impetus is meeting goals set forth in the city's General Plan.
RELATIONSHIP TO GENERAL PLAN: This project is consistent with the Public Facilities Element of the General Plan by encouraging a high level of maintenance of existing facilities and with the Economic Development of the General Plan by providing communication alternatives for Pasadena businesses.
Percell has applied to change the zoning and the city's General Plan, the basic guide for development, to sidestep hillside protection rules and allow greater housing density.
RELATIONSHIP TO THE GENERAL PLAN: This project is consistent with the Public Facilities Element of the General Plan by helping to provide a high level of service through the more efficient management of resources.
LOS Angeles likes to pretend the city has a General Plan to guide future growth in a manner that is supposed to preserve the quality of life for all.

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