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General Plan

The General Plan contains citywide policies for growth and development. Read more about the General Plan.

Community Plans

Community plans work together with the General Plan to provide location-based policies and recommendations in the City’s 50+ community planning areas. Community plans are written to refine the General Plan’s citywide policies, designate land uses and housing densities, and include additional site-specific recommendations as needed. Read more about the community plans.


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Historical Resources

Historical Resources provides information to the general public about the benefits and guidelines of historical preservation, San Diego's history, historical sites, cultural landscapes and archeological sites. Read more about Historical Resources.


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Transportation Planning

Transportation Planning is helping the City of San Diego plan for its future mobility needs by developing transportation master plans, determining roadway improvements and increasing the use of transportation systems. Read more about Transportation Planning.


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Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP)

MSCP is working to preserve a network of space, protect bio-diversity and enhance the region's quality of life. The MSCP plan guides the preparation of individual sub-area plans for each jurisdiction. Read more about MSCP.


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Park Planning

Park Planning provides information on the planning and inventory of parkland and open space in each community planning area. It describes the park requirements within the Recreation Element of the General Plan and also within each Community Plan. Read more about Park Planning.


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Maps & Urban Analysis

Maps & Urban Analysis provides important statistics on population, housing and employment in the City of San Diego. You will also find detailed maps for each community, as well as the entire City of San Diego. Read more about Maps & Urban Analysis.