General Plan & Housing Element

The Piedmont General Plan is a State-mandated document containing the city's official long-range policies for land use and development. Its policies affect a wide range of topics, including transportation, housing, natural resources, parks, public services, community design, and infrastructure. The General Plan was adopted by the City Council on April 6, 2009. The Housing Element, which is part of the General Plan, was adopted on June 6, 2011. 

The Plan is organized into 11 chapters (plus the table of contents). Each link below will open one of the Chapters. A link to the City's General Plan Map is also included. The General Plan Map may also be found in Chapter 3 (Land Use Element).

The Plan is organized into 11 chapters (plus the Table of Contents). Each link below provides a PDF copy of one of the chapters.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Framework
3. Land Use Element
4. Transportation Element
5. Natural Resources and Sustainability Element
6. Environmental Hazards Element
7. Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Element
8. Design and Preservation Element
9. Community Services and Facilities Element
10. Housing (Goals, Policies, and Actions Only) - See below for the adopted Housing Element
11. Agenda for Action

Piedmont General Plan Map

The 2015-2023 Housing Element (PDF) was adopted by the City Council on December 1, 2014, and has been pre-certified by the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development. The Element is part of the General Plan and includes the City's policies for housing construction, conservation, and affordability.


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