Under state law, each city must have a General Plan to guide future growth and development.  A General Plan is a long-range document that includes goals, policies and programs for how a community will manage its land use, housing, circulation, natural resources, economics and public services.


Planning Resources

Capitola Planning Documents

1989 General Plan
2005 Historic Structures List
41st Avenue Design Guidelines
41st Avenue Development-Mixed Use Report
Capitola Bicycle Transportation Plan
Central Village Design Guidelines
City of Capitola-Municipal Operations GHG Inventory
Economic Development Strategic Plan
Existing City of Capitola Zoning Ordinance
Existing Zoning Map
Historic Context Statement
LCP Land Use Plan
RDA Implementation Plan
RDA Project Area Map
Village Parking Analysis
Village One-Way Traffic Analysis
Visualization Guidelines
Village Parking Structure Planning Project

Regional Planning Resources

Association of Monterey Bay Governments (AMBAG)
AMBAG Draft Blueprint
AMBAG Energy Watch
ARB Climate Change Scoping Plan
Cabrillo College
California Coastal Commission
California Department of Transportation
Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control District
City of Santa Cruz
Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County
Los Alamos Form Based Code & Design Guidelines
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council
Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County
RTAC Greenhouse Gas Targets
Santa Cruz County Office of Education/ Child Development Resource Center
Santa Cruz County Planning
Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
Santa Cruz County Sanitation Department
Santa Cruz Metro
Santa Cruz Water District
Small Business Development Center/Cabrillo College
Soquel Creek Water District
Soquel Union Elementary School District

Statewide Planning Resources

2003 State of California General Plan Guidelines
California Climate Portal
Cool California