The General Plan is the guiding document for the growth of the City of Mt. Shasta. The public’s input and participation in this process ensures that the City of Mt. Shasta is shaped into a community that serves everyone. The vision is the first step to developing a plan for the future that fits the needs and wants of all residents. There will be many opportunities in the General Plan revision process to give feedback to be included in the plan.
General Plan 2045 Draft
Public comment related to the current planning projects is encouraged. There are three main ways to comment on projects: 1. email with “General Plan 2045 Comment” in the subject line of the email; 2. submit a hard copy to City Hall 305 N Mt. Shasta Blvd. MT. Shasta, CA 96067; 3. Attend Planning Commission to give public comment during the meeting.
Land Use Element (PDF)
Water Resource Element (PDF)
If you would like to submit input anonymously, the City has create a short survey to collect general comments on all aspects of the 2045 General Plan.
Upcoming Public Engagement Events
Planning Commission Special Meeting Tuesday, May 25, 2021 6 P.M. Zoom Link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86507715789 or by phone 1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 Webinar ID: 86507715789
Previous Public Engagement Events
Land Use First Draft Listening Sessions (Recordings Uploaded as they become available) –Session #2
Water Resource Element Listening Session – Water Resource Listening Session
City Council & Planning Commission Workshop on Roseburg Commerce Park and North of Springhill Development – https://video.ibm.com/recorded/129648864 & Feedback and Poll Results
Land Use Element and Land Use Map First Draft Review – https://video.ibm.com/recorded/129581552
Urban Design Workshop – February 25th & 28th – https://video.ibm.com/recorded/129537102
Water Resource Element Presentation and Public Input
The City of Mt. Shasta with assistance from the CivicSpark program hosted a series of public outreach related to the Water Resource Element. A recording of the draft presentation is available on the City’s streaming website: https://video.ibm.com/recorded/123073915
Building Resilient Communities
The City of Mt. Shasta collaborated with the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, Association of Bay Area Governments, Environmental Protection Agency, and Federal Emergency Management Agency to host a two-day workshop on building community resiliency. The workshops focused on determining values of the Mt. Shasta region and how to plan for future safety hazards. Information collected in these workshops will be used in the Safety Element of the General Plan. March 7th and 8th Workshop Presentation
Economic Development Roundtable
The Planning Commission hosted an Economic Development Roundtable to review and discuss the current economic conditions. A recording of the round table is available via the City’s streaming website: https://video.ibm.com/recorded/125549451 A copy of the presentation slides and discussion questions are below: Econ Dev Round Table Slides (PDF) & Econ Dev Discussion Questions (DOC)
General Plan Scoping Sessions
The General Scope is an outline document for the required and desired topics that the plan will touch on. The Planning Commission hosted three scoping session to discuss various topics that could be and are required to be included in the General Plan. Recordings of the meetings can be found in our live-stream archive.
Session 1: Overview, Land Use, Circulation, and Housing Recording: https://video.ibm.com/recorded/115677008
Session 2: Green Space, Conservation, Water Resources, and Env Justice Recording: https://video.ibm.com/recorded/116142720
Session 3: Safety, Public Facilities, Noise, Econ Dev, Historical & Cultural, and SMART Elements Recording: https://video.ibm.com/recorded/116696899
The General Plan process began with a visioning survey, workshop, and approval from the Planning Commission and City Council in 2018. The survey was distributed as an electronic and hard copy survey from June 2018 through September 2018. The survey was advertised through a number of means including newspaper postings, promotion at Special Events (4th of July and Farmers Markets), announcement at public meetings, emails to interested organizations, and more. The survey garnered 247 total responses. The Visioning Results, Visioning Staff Report, and Vision Report (2018) to City Council are below for review. A recording of the Planning Commission meeting with the vision drafting is available for review on the City’s Streaming Website: https://video.ibm.com/recorded/117208902
General Plan Steering Committee
The City of Mt. Shasta Planning Commission has been charged to oversee the General Plan update. The Planning Commission is a City Council appointed committee made up of seven members. The members are a mixture of city and non-city residents. The Planning Commission meet every third Tuesday of the month. Every Planning Commission meeting is open to the public. Planning Commission meeting information is readily made available to the public on the “Agendas and Minutes” page.
Join us on Facebook for more upcoming events and engagement opportunities! https://www.facebook.com/Mt.ShastaGP2045/