The Safety Element is a mandatory chapter of the General Plan focused on reducing the potential short and long-term risk of loss of life, injury, property damage, environmental degradation, and economic and social dislocation. The City of Mt. Shasta Safety Element can be broken down into three parts: hazard mitigation and disaster preparedness, emergency response, and disaster recovery.
The City of Mt. Shasta hosts a number of public engagement opportunities related to safety. Upcoming engagement events will be published on the main General Plan page and advertised to the public.
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 hazards.