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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Draft General Plan Available for Community Review and Feedback

There is still time to share your thoughts regarding the Draft General Plan!

Visit www.LosGatos2040.com and find the following:

  • Newsletter with Key Proposed Changes
  • Draft General Plan
  • June 29, 2021 Community Meeting Recording
  • Comment Form

Some of the key proposed changes include:

  • New Racial, Social and Environmental Justice Element;
  • Increased housing opportunities for mixed use developments in commercial areas and missing middle housing in neighborhoods with design requirements;
  • New Community Place Districts to provide more objective design standards and focus on community form for all development;
  • Shift in focus of transportation policies to street design, connectivity, and mobility for all users (bicycles, pedestrians, vehicles, etc.)  to reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled;
  • New goals in the Environment and Sustainabilty Element; and
  • Expanded policies to prepare for wildfire, climate change, and community health threats.

All community members are encouraged to be involved in the General Plan update process.  Your input on the Draft Plan is important as the Town Council will consider potential revisions prior to adoption later this year.  Your engagement helps the Town ensure that the General Plan continues to serve the needs of everyone that lives, does business in, or visits Los Gatos.  

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