General Plan Timeline
- Jan 1, 2017
Read our newsletter for facts and information on the General Plan Update and upcoming events.
- Jan 26, 2017
Kern 101 & Healthy Communities
Healthy Communities: Ensures walkable, bicycle-friendly communities with access to fresh food, health care and other factors of a healthy place to live and work.
- Feb 23, 2017
- Mar 23, 2017
Land Use, Circulation, Open Space & Conservation
Land Use: Establishes land use designations. Circulation: Guides transportation decisions for automobiles, bicycles, pedestrians and mass transit. Open Space: Provides measures to protect and improve open spaces. Conservation: Addresses protection and enhancement of natural and cultural resources.
- Apr 27, 2017
- May 25, 2017
Energy & Military Readiness
Energy: Provides measures that reduce energy use and encourage alternative energy development. Military Readiness: Addresses military needs such as land, restricted air space and housing.
- Jun 22, 2017
Safety, Noise & Recap
Safety: Addresses hazards such as fires, flooding, geological hazards and hazardous materials. Noise: Addresses noise-generating and noise-sensitive land uses.
Draft EIR Begins Circulating
A draft General Plan document will begin circulating for public review and comment.
March 2018 - August 2018
An analysis of the environmental effects of implementing the General Plan through a Program Level Environmental Impact Report.
Circulation of the final proposed General Plan and Program Level EIR will be made available for public review and comment.
Board of Supervisors Hearing
The Board of Supervisors will consider the General Plan Update at a series of public hearings.