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General Plan 2040 is here!

Click here to review the adopted General Plan

Click here to review the adopted Downtown Precise Plan

Click here to review the Draft and Final EIRs

Click here for historic preservation information

Click here for information on the Housing Element


Margaret Kavanaugh-Lynch
Planning Manager

Welcome to the San Rafael General Plan 2040 Website! 

On August 2, 2021, the San Rafael City Council adopted General Plan 2040 and the Downtown Precise Plan.  The Council also adopted a Statement of Overriding Considerations (related to the Environmental Impact Report) along with ordinances amending the Municipal Code to implement the Downtown Plan.  The latest versions of each document can be found at the links below:

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Note: This news feed includes archived stories as well as current stories. As you scroll toward the bottom of this page, please be mindful of the date of each article. Some refer to deadlines and events that happened in the past.


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