Over the next two and a half years, the Existing Conditions Report, Land Use Alternatives Report, Draft General Plan, and related documents will be prepared. As the Draft General Plan and related documents are published, they will be posted to this page.
To prepare a meaningful General Plan, existing conditions must be understood and documented. This Community Profile (pdf) summarizes key development patterns, natural resources, socioeconomic conditions, and environmental constraints in the city that must be considered when charting the course for Milpitas' future.
Land Use Alternatives Report
The Land Use Alternatives Report (pdf) provides the City with a resource tool to examine different possible approaches to accommodate future development, economic growth, maintain fiscal sustainability, and ensure adequate protection of resources and open space.
Existing Conditions Report
The Existing Conditions Report (pdf) takes a "snapshot" of Milpitas' current (2017) trends and conditions. It provides a detailed description of a wide range of topics within the city, such as demographic and economic conditions, land use, public facilities, and environmental resources. The Existing Conditions Report provides decision-makers, the public, and local agencies with context for making policy decisions.
Draft Policy Sets
The first step in preparing each updated General Plan Element is the preparation of a draft Policy Set. Each draft Policy Set includes Goals, Policies, and Actions that represent the core of the associated General Plan Element. These Draft Policy Sets have been prepared for the review of the General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC). Based on input from the GPAC on each policy set, a draft General Plan Element will be prepared that incorporates the GPAC's recommendations. Each General Plan Element will include Goals, Policies, and Actions that will guide the City's decision-makers and will also include introductory pages explaining the purpose, intent, and scope of the respective element. The General Plan Elements will also include graphics, maps, and other items such as call-out boxes with definitions of key terms. Draft Policy Sets will be posted here when they are provided to the GPAC for review.
Newsletter #1 (pdf)
Relevant City Planning Documents
The City's primary planning documents, including the current General Plan (adopted in 1994 and amended from time to time), Climate Action Plan, Midtown Specific Plan, Streetscape Master Plan, and Transit Area Specific Plan are available on the City's website: City Planning Documents.