Adopted by the City Council in 1991, the General Plan outlines goals and policies to guide the City's future conservation and development efforts. Its purpose is to guide residents, businesses, policymakers and elected officials in making choices about public and private activities that shape the City's physical environment. Please click the links below to review sections of the 1991 General Plan of the City of Alameda and corresponding updates.
- Setting the Organization of the General Plan
- Land Use Element
- City Design Element
- Transportation Element
- Open Space and Conservation Element
- Parks and Recreation, Shoreline Access, Schools and Cultural Facilities Element
- Airport Environs Element
- Health and Safety Element
- Alameda Point
- Northern Waterfront Amendment
2007-2014 Housing Element
Adopted by the City Council in 2012, the Housing Element of the General Plan provides housing policies to guide the City's future housing programs, plans, and implementation efforts for the 2007-2014 planning period.
On January 20, 2009, the Alameda City Council held a Public Hearing and certified the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the update to the Transportation Element of the City's General Plan. The updated Transportation Element was reviewed by the Transportation Commission and recommended for approval by the Planning Board.