The Atascadero General Plan Update is anticipated to be a two-year process. Below is a summary of the overall schedule. A variety of community outreach and public engagement activities will be held throughout the process. Check back frequently and/or sign up for our email notifications to stay up to date. Linked here is a more detailed version of the schedule and the key activities involved in each phase.

  • Completed
  • Current
  • Upcoming

Summer 2022 – Spring 2023: Discovery and Visioning

Discovery and Visioning

  • Prepare Background Reports
  • Identify Issues and Opportunities
  • Develop Draft Vision and Guiding Principles
  • Community Engagement Series #1: Vision for the Future

Summer – Fall 2023: Discovery and Visioning

Exploring Alternatives

  • Identify Areas of Potential Change
  • Study and Identify Land Use/Transportation Options
  • Conduct Initial Environmental Impact Study
  • Community Engagement Series #2: Exploring the Possibilities

Fall 2023 – Spring 2024: A Plan for Atascadero 2045

A Plan for Atascadero 2045

  • Prepare Draft General Plan
  • Prepare Draft Environmental Impact Report
  • Amendments
  • Public Review of Documents
  • Community Engagement Series #3: General Plan Open House

Summer 2024: Celebrate Our Future

Celebrate Our Future

  • Adopt Final 2045 General Plan and Environmental Impact Report
  • Planning Commission and City Council Public Hearings

Community Engagement Series may include the following activities:

  • Community Workshops
  • Stakeholder Meetings and Interviews
  • Online Survey
  • Social Media
  • Email Campaigns
  • Planning Commission Meetings