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Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment

Plan HillcrestThe City of San Diego is preparing a focused amendment to the Uptown Community Plan for the Hillcrest area. Building on the Uptown Community Plan policy framework, the focused amendment will address housing and development strategies intended to strengthen the business district and bring neighborhood benefits where needed most. The neighborhood’s unique LGBTQ+ history and culture define an identity as a welcoming place for people of all backgrounds, and contribute to its draw as a place.

With a growing housing crisis and a changing climate, more is needed to address housing costs, enhance access, use of transit, and provide public spaces for all to use. This effort will address place-making, connectivity, housing, and the neighborhood’s unique identity to ensure Hillcrest thrives into the future.

Plan Hillcrest Website and Resources

Please visit PlanHillcrest.org to find information about how you can get involved to provide input in the planning process, and to find background information and technical documents.

Visit the Meetings & Updates page to view meeting agendas, materials, and to access meeting recordings. 

Please visit the Uptown Community profile page to learn more about the Uptown Community and to view the current Uptown Community Plan.

Plan Hillcrest Brochure

The Planning Department created a brochure that describes the Plan Hillcrest Process. PDF icon Click here to view the brochure.

Historic Preservation and Cultural Heritage Strategy

Read more about the Historic Preservation Planning section's work on long-range planning efforts tied to the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendement.

Contact Us

Shannon Mulderig
Associate Planner

Email:  SLMulderig@sandiego.gov