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County Policy Plan adopted October 2020

The adopted version of the Policy Plan, policy maps and tables, and other supporting materials are now available. See below for revised materials, and visit our beta site to see the adopted Policy Plan in a web-based version.

What is it?

As part of the Countywide Plan, the County Policy Plan, provides:

  • An update of the County’s General Plan and Community Plans addressing physical, social, and economic issues facing the unincorporated portions of the County.
  • An expansion of the County’s General Plan to address supportive services for adults and children, healthcare services, public safety, and other regional county services provided to both incorporated and unincorporated areas.

View the Beta Site of the Web-Based Policy Plan.

Content reflects the adopted Policy Plan. However, additional graphics, photos, and search functionality are in development and will be included in subsequent releases of the web-based Plan.



ADOPTED COUNTY POLICY PLAN (as of October 2020; PDF format)

POLICY TEXT & TABLES

 Policy Plan (text and tables)

POLICY MAPS

 Land Use Element (policy maps)
Infrastructure & Utilities Element (policy maps)
 Transportation & Mobility Element (policy maps)
Natural Resources Element (policy maps)
 Hazards Element (policy maps)
 Personal & Property Protection Element (policy maps)
 Economic Development Element (policy map)
 Health & Wellness Element (policy maps)

Tracked changes made to the July 2020 draft County Policy Plan as directed by the Board of Supervisors | PDF download

July 2020 draft County Policy Plan showing tracked changes since May 2019 | PDF download

Land Use Plan  |  Land Use Plan web page


Policy Maps


BUILT ENVIRONMENT

   Land Use Element (web maps as of October 2020)

LU-1 Land Use Map | web map 

LU-1A  | Valley Region
LU-1B  | Mountain Region
LU-1C  | North Desert Region, Victor Valley, & Barstow
LU-1D  | North Desert Region, Trona, Baker, & Needles
LU-1E  | East Desert Region

LU-2 General Boundaries | web map 
LU-3 Military Influence Overlay | web map 

 Click Here to download the adopted PDF Land Use Element policy maps listed above

      Infrastructure & Utilities Element (web maps as of October 2020)

IU-1 Water Service Wholesale Provider | web map
IU-2 Groundwater Basins | web map 
IU-3 Wastewater Treatment Facilities | web map 
IU-4 Regional Flood Control Facilities | web map 
IU-5 Waste Disposal and Landfills | web map 
IU-6 Natural Gas Service | web map 
IU-7 Electric Utility Service | web map

Click Here to download the adopted PDF Infrastructure & Utilities Element policy maps listed above

  Transportation & Mobility Element (web maps as of October 2020)

TM-1 Roadway Network | web map

TM-1A  | Valley Region
TM-1B  | Mountain Region
TM-1C  | North Desert Region, Victor Valley, & Barstow
TM-1D  | North Desert Region, Trona, Baker, & Needles
TM-1E  | East Desert Region

TM-2 Transit Network | web map
TM-3 Mobility Focus Areas | web map
TM-4 Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning | web map
TM-5 Goods Movement | web map
TM-6 Airports | web map 

 Click Here to download the adopted PDF Transportation & Mobility Element policy maps listed above



RESOURCES & CONSERVATION

   Natural Resources Element (web maps as of October 2020)    

NR-1 Air Districts and Basins | web map
NR-2 Parks and Open Space Resources | web map
NR-3 Scenic Routes and Highways | web map
NR-4 Mineral Resource Zones | web map
NR-5 Agricultural Resources | web map

 Click Here to download the adopted PDF Natural Resources Element policy maps listed above



SAFETY & SECURITY

   Hazards Element (web maps adopted 2020)     

HZ-1 Earthquake Fault Zones | web map
HZ-2 Liquefaction and Landslide Hazards | web map
HZ-3 Dam and Basin Hazards | web map
HZ-4 Flood Hazards | web map
HZ-5 Fire Hazard Severity Zones | web map
HZ-6 Fire Responsibility Areas | web map

HZ-7(A-C) Existing Noise Contours | web map (long load time)

HZ-7A | Valley & Mountains
HZ-7B | North Desert Region, Victor Valley & Barstow
HZ-7C | East Desert Region

HZ-8(A-C) Future Noise Contours | web map (long load time)

HZ-8A | Valley & Mountains
HZ-8B | North Desert Region, Victor Valley & Barstow
HZ-8C | East Desert Region

HZ-9 Airport Safety and Planning | web map
HZ-10 Environmental Justice and Legacy Communities | web map
HZ-11 Wind Erosion Potential | web map

 Click Here to download the adopted PDF Hazards Element policy maps listed above

    Personal & Property Protection Element (web maps as of October 2020)

PP-1(A-C) Critical Facilities | web map

PP-1A | Transportation
PP-1B | Public
PP-1C | Utility

PP-2 Evacuation Routes | web map
PP-3 Sheriff Operations | web map

 Click Here to download the adopted PDF Personal & Property Protection Element policy maps listed above



ECONOMY & WELLNESS

   Economic Development Element (web maps as of October 2020)     

ED-1 Commercial, Employment, and Industrial Redevelopment Focus Areas | web map

 Click Here to download the 2020 PDF Economic Development Element policy map listed above

     Health & Wellness Element (web maps updated July 2020)

HW-1 Educational Facilities | web map
HW-2 Public Facilities | web map

 Click Here to download the adopted PDF Health & Wellness Element policy maps listed above


Background, Reference, and Draft Material

In addition to the final adopted document, the public can still review other relevant material and previous draft versions to understand changes made in 2019 and 2020. The draft material will remain available on this website for a limited time. Click here to access background, reference, and draft material

What was the timeline for the CWP?

The Policy Plan started in 2017 and an initial public review draft was released in August 2018 and revised public review drafts were released in May 2019 and July 2020. The Policy Plan was also evaluated through a draft programmatic environmental impact report (EIR) in 2019, and adoption took place on October 27, 2020.