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Draft General Plan Land Use Map (Aug. 8, 2013)

Recent Presentations
Council District 3, General Plan Overview (Edison High School, September 9, 2014)
Joe Minicozzi: The Dollars and Sense: The Economics of Land Development Patterns (Sept. 5, 2013)

Public Comments
General Plan Update - Public Comments received from December 9, 2013 to May 28, 2013

Master EIR Documents 
Public Notice for the NOP (Nov. 8, 2012)
Notice of Preparation Initial Study (Nov. 6, 2012)

MEIR Sections
Section Cover and Table of Contents
Introduction Fresno MEIR
Executive Summary
Project Description
General Environmental Settings
Environmental Impact Analysis
Aesthetics Fresno
Agricultural Fresno
Air Quality
Biological Resources
Cultural Resources
Geo Fresno
Greenhouse Gases
HazMat Fresno
HWQ Fresno
Land Use Fresno
Population and Housing
Public Services Fresno
Other CEQA
Information Resources

MEIR Appendices
Appendix A - Notice of Preperation and Scoping
        A-1 Notice of Preparation and Initial Study
        A-2 Public Notice of NOP and Scoping Meeting
        A-3 Comments Received on Notice of Preparation and Initial Study
        A-4 Scoping Meeting Sign-In Sheet
        A-5 Scoping Meeting Transcript
Appendix B - Air Quality
        B-1 Criteria Pollutant Modeling
Appendix C - Biological Resources
        C-1 Vegetation Communities Mapping
        C-2 CNPS Inventoy of Rare Endangered Plants
        C-3 California Natural Diversity Database
Appendix D - Cultural Resources
        D-1 Paleontological Resources Review
        D-2 Native American Consultation
Appendix E - Geology and Soils
        E-1 Geologic Hazards Investigation
Appendix F - Greenhouse Gases
        F-1 Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions and Modeling Results
        F-2 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan
Appendix G - Storm Drainage
        G-1 Storm Drainage Technical Report
Appendix H - Transportation
        H-1 Roadway Classification
        H-2 Existing Number of Lanes
        H-3 AM Peak Hour Volumes and LOS
        H-4 PM Peak Hour Volumes and LOS
        H-5 Traffic Analysis Zones and Model Inputs
        H-6 Roadway Functional Classifications
        H-7 Planned Roadway Number of Lanes
        H-8 AM Peak Hour Volumes and LOS - Existing + Project
        H-9 PM Peak Hour Volumes and LOS - Existing + Project
        H-10 AM Peak Hour Volumes and LOS - Cumulative
        H-11 PM Peak Hour Volumes and LOS - Cumulative
        H-12 Other Exhibits
Appendix I - Noise
        I-1 Noise Modeling
Appendix J - Utilities and Services Systems
        J-1 Wastewater Technical Report

Draft General Plan Chapters
Table of Contents
Chapter 1, Introduction (July 2, 2014)
Chapter 2, Economic Development and Fiscal Sustainability (July 2, 2014)
Chapter 3, Urban Form, Land Use and Design (July 2, 2014)
Chapter 4, Mobility and Transportation (July 2, 2014)
Chapter 5, Parks, Open Space and Schools (July 2, 2014)
Chapter 6, Public Utilities and Services (July 2, 2014)
Chapter 7, Resource Conservation and Resilience (July 2, 2014)
Chapter 8, Historic and Cultural Resources (July 2, 2014)
Chapter 9, Noise and Safety (July 2, 2014)
Chapter 10, Healthy Communities (July 2, 2014)
Chapter 11, Housing Consistency (July 2, 2104)
Chapter 12, Implementation (July 2, 2014)
Glossary and Acronyms (July 2, 2014)

2008 Adopted Housing Element
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Housing Needs & Population
Chapter 3. Land available for Housing
Chapter 4. Contraints to Housing Production
Chapter 5.2002-2007 Housing Program Accomplishments
Chapter 6. 2008-2013 Goals, Policies & Programs
Chapter 7. Public Participation
Appendices, ind CEQA & resos for adoption
Site Inventory
State HCD Approval Ltr, dtd March 3, 2009

Other Plan Related Documents Date File Size
Planning Commission Presentation:  Development Code Update
Joe Minicozzi Presentation: The dollars and sense of development 
City Council Workshop:  Proposition 218
City Council Workshop:  Water Supply & Service
Presentation to Planning Commission:  Parks, Open Space and Schools
Healthy Communities Presentation
Public Comment Compilation
Project Schedule, including meetings and hearings
EIR Scoping Meeting Presentation
Planning Commission Presentation:  Urban Form
Draft Land Use Map/Diagram (for Initiation Purposes)
Fresno General Plan Initiation Review Plan
Methodology employed to review and assess existing policies
Existing 2025 Fresno General Plan Policies
Existing Policies contained in Community & Specific Plans
Proposed Policies from the five working papers
Approved and Recorded Residential Lot Summary (table)
Approved Tentative Residential Lot Breakdown (table)
Residential Planned Vacant Land Available for Development Map
Staff Response to City Council Inquiry
Alternative Scenario Impacts (includes Alternative E)
Alternative Scenario Impacts

Alternative Presentation made to the City Council on April 5, 2012
New Policy Initiatives
Plan Alternative Selection, Report to the City Council
General Plan Rapid Fire Scenarios
Rapid Fire Technical Summary
Summary Comparison of Three Evaluations
Fiscal Impact Analysis of Concept Alternatives
Alternatives Analysis Report
Alternatives Packet Revised
Module #1 (Development Code; Administration)

Preliminary Plan Alternatives

Working Papers
Working Paper #5 (Resource Conservation)
Working Paper #4 (Transportation)
Working Paper #3 (Healthy Communities)
Working Paper #2 (Urban Form)
Working Paper #1 (Economic Development)

Existing Conditions Report (Map Atlas)
Community Telephone Survey Results
Issues and Options Report
Community Leaders Report
October 3, 2013

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City Council Hearings
August 23, 2012 Plan Initiation PresentationPlan Initiation Plan
April 5, 2012 Preferred Plan Alternative Selection Report Presentation Letters Submitted to Council Alternative Impact Scenarios Alternative Impact Scenarios with Alternative E
November 30, 2011 (joint hearing with the Planning Commission)

Planning Commission Hearings
October 3, 2013 Development Code Update Presentation
March 20, 2013 Parks, Open Space and Schools Presentation
February 13, 2013 Healthy Communities Presentation
January 23, 2013 Urban Form and Land Use PresentationNoise and Safety PresentationHistoric Preservation Presentation

November 14, 2012 Urban Form Presentation
August 8, 2012 Plan Initiation Review (Joint meeting with the GPCC)
March 21, 2012 (Preferred Alternative Selection)
January 11, 2012 Presentation Commission Handouts
September 7, 2011

General Plan Citizens Committee
(for additional information on these meetings, see Advisory Committees)

August 8, 2012 Plan Initiation Review (Joint meeting with Planning Commission)
March 19, 2012 Alternatives Presentation; note that this was a joint public community meeting
March 19, 2012 Alternatives Analysis Report; note that this was a joint public community meeting
February 28, 2012 (Committee Survey)
January 7, 2012 Presentation (Workshop)
December 14, 2011 Presentation (Preliminary Plan Alternatives)
November 30, 2011 Presentation (Resource Conservation)
November 14, 2011 Presentation (Transportation)
November 9, 2011 Presentation (Healthy Communities)
October 26, 2011 Presentation (Urban Form, Part II)
October 12, 2011 Presentation (Urban Form, Part I)
September 14, 2011 Presentation (Economic Development)
August 31, 2011 Presentation (Overview)

Community/Public Meetings
(for additional information on these meetings, see Get Involved/Public Meetings; note that some of the presentations made during Community/Public Meetings mirror presentations made during General Plan Citizens Committee meetings)

August 9, 2012 Plan Initiation Review
March 19, 2012 (Alternatives Analysis Report; note that this is a joint General Plan Citizens Committee meeting)
March 6, 2012 (Community Response Survey)
January 24, 2012 Presentation (Conceptual Plan Alternatives)
January 11, 2012 Presentation (Preliminary Conceptual Alternatives)
December 8, 2011 Presentation (Resource Conservation)
November 21, 2011 Presentation (Transportation)
November 10, 2011 Presentation (Healthy Communities)
November 1, 2011 Presentation (Urban Form Part II)
October 18, 2011 Presentation (Urban Form, Part I)
September 20, 2011 Presentation (Economic Development)
September 15, 2011 Presentation (Orientation & Vision)
September 7, 2011 Presentation (Planning Commission Workshop)