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File #: 19-0495    Version: 1 Name: 2018 General Plan Annual Progress Report on the Fresno County General Plan covering the 2018 calendar year
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/11/2019 In control: Public Works & Planning
On agenda: 6/4/2019 Final action: 6/4/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: Resolution No. 19-244
Title: Consider and adopt Resolution accepting the 2018 General Plan Annual Progress Report.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Resolution No. 19-244, 3. Advanced Agenda Material, 4. Additonal Information
DATE: June 4, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Steven E. White, Director
Department of Public Works and Planning

SUBJECT: 2018 General Plan Annual Progress Report

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Consider and adopt Resolution accepting the 2018 General Plan Annual Progress Report.
REPORT
Approval of the recommended action will accept the Annual Progress Report (APR) and authorize its submittal to the Governor's Office of Planning and Research (OPR) and State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). The General Plan APR informs your Board of implementation of the policies and programs of all elements of the General Plan, including the Housing Element during the 2018 calendar year. The APR was presented to the Planning Commission on April 11, 2019 and a summary of the Planning Commission's and public comments are included in Attachment A. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Your Board may determine not to accept the APR and direct Department of Public Works and Planning staff to modify the report with specific direction and return to the Board for reconsideration. The APR is due to the State agencies by April 1st of each year, with a 60-day grace period.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action.

DISCUSSION:

Government Code, Section 65300 et seq. requires the County to adopt a comprehensive and long-term General Plan to guide the physical development of the unincorporated areas and to accommodate growth while protecting the County's natural resources. As the basis for local government decision making, the General Plan includes goals and policies which guide the analysis of all projects including the County initiate projects and those initiated by the public. Actions taken by the decision-making bodies must be consistent with the General Plan.

The General Plan must include seven mandated elements as required by Government Code Section 65302: land use, circulatio...

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