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2010 General Plan Update

The 2035 General Plan is finally here! Below you can find links to download all General Plan documents technical appendicees, staff reports, and minutes as well as information regarding upcoming hearings and events.

Now that the General Plan is complete, all documents and reports from the update process are now available for download and viewing here on this website (www.LQ2035.org) as well as at the City Planning Department. For assistance with any information or document requests you're always welcome to call or send us an email. Scroll down for more information on these options. 

COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS/STAKEHOLDER MEETINGS/PUBLIC HEARINGS/Focus Groups/DOCUMENT REVIEWS 

Community Workshops
The Planning Department hosted a series of Community Workshops on a variety of topics for the General Plan update. These workshops were intended to gauge opinions and obtain feedback on issues of importance to the General Plan update. A list of summaries from these workshops are below.

Community Workshops Schedule

Date

Time

Place

Participants

Recap

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

5:30-8:00pm

La Quinta Library

General Public

Summary

Saturday, April 30, 2011

10:00am-noon

Fritz Burns Park

City Picnic

Summary

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

3:00-5:00pm
6:00-8:00pm

La Quinta City Hall

General Public

Summary

Stakeholder Meetings
Focused on business and property owners or residents within a specific area of La Quinta, the Stakeholder Meetings sought to gain feedback on issues relevant to certain districts or interests.

Stakeholder Meetings Schedule

Date

Time

Place

Participants

Recap

Wednesday,
May 12, 2010

2:30pm

La Quinta Museum

Village Business/Property Owners

Summary

Wednesday,
May 26, 2010

3:00pm

City Hall

Highway 111 Business Owners

Summary

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

2:00pm

City Hall

Environmental Impact Report Scoping Meeting

Summary

Other City Commission Meetings and Hearings

Other Commission General Plan Meetings Schedule

 Date

Time 

Place 

Participants 

Recap

 Thursday,
June 21, 2012

3:30pm 

City Hall 

Historic Preservation Commission

Report

 Monday,
June 11, 2012

3:00pm 

City Hall 

Community Services Commission 

Report

Planning Commission/City Council Meetings and Hearings
Whenever the Planning Commission or City Council is convened to discuss the General Plan update or make a decision on the General Plan, a public meeting will be held and everyone is invited to attend.

Planning Commission/City Council Schedule

Date / Staff Report

Time

Place

Participants

Recap

Tuesday,
November 23, 2010

7:00pm

City Hall

Planning Commission

Minutes

Tuesday,
December 7, 2010

4:00pm

City Hall

City Council

Minutes

Tuesday,
May 22, 2012

7:00pm

City Hall

Planning Commission

Minutes

Tuesday,
June 5, 2012

4:00pm

City Hall

City Council

Minutes

Tuesday,
September 11, 2012

7:00pm

City Hall

Planning Commission

Minutes

Tuesday
December 18, 2012

7:00pm

City Hall

City Council

Minutes

Focus Groups
Do you have an organization that wants to learn more about the General Plan update? Are you interested in having City staff come and make a presentation about the General Plan or the City's planning programs? Contact the Planning Department at (760) 777-7125 and we’ll come to you!   

Document Downloads and Reviews
Copies of the General Plan and Environmental Impact Report are accessible online by clicking the link below. Published copies may also be viewed at the Planning Department in City Hall and at the La Quinta Public Library. In the interests of sustainability, we encourage everyone to review the draft 2035 General Plan in digital form. Anyone wishing to obtain a print copy will be charged a fee in order to cover publishing costs. Please be sure to give the Planning Department advance notice before ordering a print copy. Anyone wishing to order a printed copy of these documnets should contact the Planning Department at (760) 777-7125.

 General Plan & Environmental Impact Report Documents

 Release Date

 Comments Due

Document 

Link 

 Tuesday, November 30, 2010

 Thursday, December 23, 2010

Notice of Preparation

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Notice of Availability

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft Environmental Impact Report (1/2)

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft Environmental Impact Report (2/2)

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft General Plan Table of Contents

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft General Plan Chapter I

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft General Plan Chapter II (1/2)

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft General Plan Chapter II  Housing Element (2/2)

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft General Plan Chapter III

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft General Plan Chapter IV

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft General Plan Chapter V

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft General Plan Glossary

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Draft General Plan Preferred Land Use Map

Document

Thursday,
December 6, 2012

Monday,
August 27, 2012

Final Environmental Impact Report
Response to Comments

Document

Supporting Technical Appendices

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

 Notice of Preparation & Comment Letters

Document 

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

Biological Resources

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

Cultural Resources

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

Geotechnical Report

Document

Thursday,
July, 12, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

Noise Study

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

Paleontological Resources

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

Traffic Impact Analysis

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

Water Supply Study

Document

Thursday,
July 12, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Reduction Plan

Document

 

LQ 2035 WEBSITE

We will be working to keep this website updated throughout the entire General Plan update process. We will be posting summaries of past workshops and important documents online. 

CITY PLANNING DEPARTMENT

The Planning Department is your best source for information about the General Plan update. The Planning Department is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30am to 5:30pm and on Fridays from 8:00am to 5:00pm, located at 78-495 Calle Tampico. General Plan documents and special studies are available for public viewing anytime during these business hours. Anyone with questions, concerns, or seeking more information can visit and speak with a city planner. Maps and copies of plans or reports can also be obtained at the Planning Department.

Questions and information requests 

Anyone with questions or seeking further information regarding the General Plan should contact the project manager at:

Andrew J. Mogensen AICP, Principal Planner
City of La Quinta 2035 General Plan Update
P.O. Box 1504, La Quinta, CA 92247-1504
Email: planning@la-quinta.org  
Phone: (760) 777-7125
Fax: (760) 777-1233 

 

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Last Updated: December 7, 2012

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