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2019 Draft Housing Element Update

2019 Draft Housing Element Update
Posted on 09/20/2019
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The Public Review Draft of the City’s Housing Element Update, an update to the Housing Element of the City’s General Plan, is available for public review and comment. The Housing Element is required by State law to identify and analyze existing and projected housing needs in order to preserve, improve and develop housing for all economic segments of the community, and demonstrate how the City will accommodate its fair share of regional housing needs.  The City of Escalon is updating the Housing Element consistent with the requirements of State law.  The Public Review Draft Housing Element includes a Housing Plan, which establishes goals, policies, and implementation actions to address the City’s housing needs. 

 

Where to View the Public Review Draft Housing Element

The Public Review Draft Housing Element update may be reviewed during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed daily 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) at the City’s Development Services Department – City Hall, 2060 McHenry Avenue.

 

The Housing Element may also be reviewed online here:  2019 Draft Housing Element Update

 

The Housing Element will also be available for review at the following locations:

  • Escalon Branch Library – 1540 2nd Street, Escalon
  • Escalon Community Center – 1055 Escalon Avenue, Escalon

 

How to Comment on the Public Review Draft Housing Element

All interested parties are invited to review the Public Review Draft Housing Element and provide comments either in writing or at one of the meetings identified below.  Please submit written comments to: Dominique Romo, Development Services Manager, 2060 McHenry Avenue, Escalon, CA 95320 or by e-mail to: dromo@cityofescalon.org.   The public comment period will close on October 22, 2019.

 

Public Meetings to Receive Comments

The City will hold one meeting and two public hearings regarding the Housing Element.  The public and interested parties are invited to attend and provide comment.  All public meetings will be held at the Council Chambers at City Hall, 2060 McHenry Avenue in Escalon.

 

  • Planning Commission Meeting. The Planning Commission will take public comments on the Housing Element at its October 15, 2019 meeting at 7:00 pm.
  • Planning Commission Hearing.  The Planning Commission will consider a recommendation to the City Council for adoption of the Housing Element at its November 19, 2019 meeting at 7:00 p.m.
  • City Council Hearing.  The City Council will consider the Housing Element at its December 2, 2019 meeting at 7:00 p.m.