Housing Element Updates
Opportunity Sites, Programs, and Policies
Thank you to everyone who has participated and shared their thoughtful comments with the City Council in writing or at meetings. At their meeting on February 16, the City Council approved the list of opportunity sites, distribution of units, and policies and programs to include in the project description for the Environmental Impact Report for the General Plan and Housing Element Update. You can view details on the City’s Housing Element webpage.
Environmental Impact Report
The City has now released the Notice of Preparation of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Housing Element Update, Safety Element Update, 2040 General Plan Update, and associated rezonings. The EIR will address the environmental impacts associated with the adoption and implementation of this project.
Community members can submit comments on the scope of the environmental topics to be addressed in the EIR, as well as the range of practical alternatives to be evaluated. Please send your written/typed comments (including name, affiliation, telephone number, and contact information) by 5:00 p.m. on March 30, 2022 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
City of Saratoga Community Development Department
Debbie Pedro, AICP, Community Development Director
13777 Fruitvale Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
The community can also submit comments at a Public Scoping Meeting that will be held on Monday, March 21 at 6:00 p.m. using Zoom. You can join the meeting using the following information: