Growth Management & Special Projects
The Advance Planning
section's responsibilities in this area include implementing and updating the City's
Growth Management Program and ordinance, administering the Growth Management Oversight Commission, coordinating with other agencies on regional
growth management issues, providing demographic and land use information
and forecasts, and assisting
in the update and implementation of public facility master plans.
Areas of Focus
- To ensure that the City retains it's quality of life as development occurs by coordinating implementation
of improvements to the City's Growth Management Program, including
provision of primary staff support to the Growth Management Oversight Commission (GMOC).
- To ensure that the City's interests are well represented in
major regional planning and growth management programs.
To provide accurate demographic and land use information and
forecasts of the City.
- To provide assistance to other departments and outside agencies
in the preparation and updating of facility master plans, as well
as implementing actions such as impact fee programs.
- To play a key role in implementing the comprehensive General Plan Update (approved in December 2005),
with a focus on growth management, public facilities, and related regional issues.