Smart Land Use and Planning

State Policy Priorities

  • SB97 CEQA Guidelines requiring mitigation of GHG
  • SB 375 Redesigning Communities to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
  • Governor’s Strategic Growth Plan & Council (Prop 84 Funds for Sustainable Communities)
  • California Department of Housing & Community Development providing incentives for infill projects

Primary Goals

  • Preserve natural ecosystems
  • Mitigate climate change by reducing GHG
  • Minimize development impacts on natural ecosystems
  • Minimize lost opportunities

Implementation Options