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General Plan Documents

General Plan Comments and Responses

The Planning Commission began the public hearing process on General Plan 2040 in October 2020.  The bulleted list below provides comments received in writing during the public review process, along with staff responses indicating how each comment will be addressed.  Comments received from Commissioners and from public testimony at the hearings are also included.

Below are documents prepared prior to the kick-off of the 2040 General Plan Update in 2017.   The first link is to General Plan 2020, which was adopted in 2004 and serves as the current General Plan for the City of San Rafael.  The other links are to plans and studies that have been completed since 2004 that may shape new General Plan policies and actions.

General Plan 2020
Station Area Plans
Canalfront Conceptual Design Plan
Downtown Parking and Wayfinding Study
Canal Neighborhood Community Based Transportation Plan
Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan (update underway)
Climate Change Action Plan (update underway)
Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (Adopted 11/20/2017)
Climate Adaptation – Sea Level Rise White Paper (2014)
Marin Bay Wave Vulnerability Assessment (Marin Co)
Round 1 Workshops Engagement Summary

RFP Information (June-August, 2018)

On August 9, 2018, the City of San Rafael released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for technical services on the General Plan Update and preparation of a Downtown Precise Plan.  This page provides information for prospective bidders, including links to the RFP, the detailed scopes of work, the City’s Standard Professional Services Agreement, and attachments related to the Precise Plan grant.  This page also provides a list of firms contacted about the RFP opportunity, questions and responses from prospective bidders, sign-in sheets from the pre-bid conference (scheduled for August 20 at 9:30 AM), and other information relevant to the bid process.  Proposals must be received by 5:00 PM on Monday September 10, 2018.

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