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The Uptown Community Plan Update

The City of San Diego is updating the 1988 Uptown Community Plan concurrently with updates to the community plans for Golden Hill and North Park.

The City's community plans are long range planning documents established as essential components of the General Plan. The community plan update process will develop the community-specific detail, relevant policies, and implementation strategies necessary to fulfill General Plan objectives. The General Plan sets out a long-range vision and policy framework to guide future development, provide public services, and maintain the qualities that define San Diego over the next 20+ years. The General Plan also has a focus on how to design infill development and reinvest in existing communities.

News and Updates

Updated September 29, 2015

Uptown Community Plan Update Public Review Draft June 2015 and Revised Public Comment Deadline

The draft of the Uptown Community Plan Update is available for public review and supersedes the Discussion Draft provided previously. The updated community plan conveys community goals and recommendations with an emphasis on sustainable development principles and policies, urban design, encouraging a multi-modal transportation network, the identification of new potential historic districts - all of which are clearly outlined in an illustrative, graphically based, action oriented planning document.

We are requesting comments from the community at-large be provided by December 1st, 2015 and comments from the Uptown Planners, the City's officially recognized community planning group for this community, by December 16th, 2015. Please provide comments in writing by either postal mail or email to:

Marlon I. Pangilinan
Senior Planner
City of San Diego Planning Department
1222 First Avenue MS-413
San Diego, CA 92101

DRAFT Uptown Community Plan Update - Full Version (PDF)

Additional Documents

Documents that support, implement or provide analysis of the draft community plan are posted below.

Proposed Zoning Maps:
Zoning implementation is proposed for the draft community plan through application of citywide zones (illustrated on the maps below) combined with tailored zoning using the Community Plan Implementation Overlay Zone (refer to section 11 of the draft community plan). These regulations would replace the Mid-City Communities Planned District and West Lewis Planned District:

Incentive Zoning Analysis (PDF)

Uptown, North Park & Golden Hill Plan Updates Mobility Study June 2015 (PDF)

Uptown, North Park & Golden Hill Plan Updates Traffic Impact Study June 2015 (PDF)

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