2015 General Plan Clean-Up
is pleased to announce the release of the Draft Plan for the 2015 General
Plan Clean-Up General Plan Amendment and Rezone (GPA14-001;
REZ14-001). The General Plan Clean-Up is intended to provide a
regular mechanism for making changes to the General Plan to allow for
corrections discovered during the General Plan’s implementation or to
reflect changing circumstances.
This is the second General Plan
Clean-Up processed since the adoption of the General Plan Update in
2011. The types of proposed changes included in the current project
fall into the following categories: Land Use Map and zoning, General
Plan text revisions, Mobility Element Network, and community/subregional plans.
The Draft Plan is being
circulated for a 45-day public and agency review and comment period,
from April 15 through June 1. The Draft Plan and additional
information can be found on the GP Clean Up project web page.
Comments and questions can be sent to Kevin Johnston at firstname.lastname@example.org
San Marcos Code Compliance Is
On June 1 San Marcos Code
Compliance staff will move to the County Operations Center located at
5510 Overland Avenue in Kearny Mesa where the entire Department will
be in one convenient location. Code Compliance will still have
a presence in North County and continue to provide exceptional
customer service. We have two Code Compliance North County
Storefronts where staff will continue to be available to serve our
North County customers:
Ramona Sheriff’s Substation
388 E. Alvarado
1424 Montecito Rd.
Public Office Hours:
Public Office Hours:
For more information go to: http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/pds/ce5/contact_us.html
The County’s PACE Program Receives APA Award
At its Annual Awards Ceremony to be held on May 7, the
San Diego Section of the American Planning Association (APA) will recognize
the County’s Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE)
Program with its Best Practices Award. The award acknowledges the PACE
Program for being an innovative and state‐of‐the‐art planning program
and practice that will help create communities of lasting value by
maintaining the rural community character of San Diego’s backcountry
and preserving the residents’ quality of life. Under the Program,
willing agricultural property owners are compensated for placing a
perpetual easement on their agricultural land limiting future uses and
removing any future development potential.
For more information, please contact Bulmaro Canseco at
(858) 694-2216 or Bulmaro.Canseco@sdcounty.ca.gov.
Another Code Compliance Success
PDS Code Compliance received
complaints regarding a business operating illegally in Spring Valley.
In addition to the impacts to the community from the business, junk
and other debris were littered about the property. Adjacent
residences were especially affected. The Code Enforcement Officer
notified the property owner and the business moved along with the
Prior to joining the County,
Kelly worked as a planner, property manager, and environmental
analyst for several public and private sector employers such as LSA Associates
Inc., Alameda County Waste Management Authority, Fredrickson
Properties, and City of Temple Terrace. Kelly holds a Master’s
degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State
University. Kelly will serve a project manager and team leader
for a wide variety of discretionary projects.
Prior to joining PDS, Ben worked
with Revive and Design as a project manager, Southeastern Economic
Development Company as an assistant planner, and with Placer County
as a transportation planning assistant. Ben holds a Bachelor’s
degree in Urban Planning from University of California, San
Diego. Ben will serve as project manager and team leader for a
wide variety of discretionary projects.
Prior to joining PDS, Bulmaro
worked with MIG (Hogle-Ireland, Inc) as a planning consultant including work as a
contract planner with Riverside County and as Interim Community
Development Director at City of Twentynine
Palms. Bulmaro holds a Bachelor’s degree in planning from Cal
State Poly – Pomona and is a native to San Diego County. Bulmaro will
support efforts to update and implement the General Plan and
coordinate the Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements (PACE)
Prior to joining PDS, Daniel
worked for several nationally known planning consultants, including ICF/Jones
and Stokes, a non-profit housing provider and interned at
SANDAG. Daniel holds a Master’s degree in planning from San
Diego State University. Daniel is an avid bicyclist and lives
downtown with this family. Daniel will support efforts to update and
implement the General Plan, including the Comprehensive Renewable
Energy Plan (CREP).
Cara has a robust resume of
experiences in planning, zoning, community development and resiliency
including work on the East Coast and overseas. Significantly her
recent experience incorporated post-Hurricane Sandy resiliency
planning for the New York Metro area. Cara has a Master’s degree in
planning from New York University and relocated to San Diego with her
husband in March. Cara will lead efforts to update the Climate
Action Plan and other implementation efforts of the County General
A San Diego native, Susan holds
a Master’s degree in planning from UC-Berkeley and worked for 19 years
in Santa Cruz both with the City and as a planning consultant. With
the City of Santa Cruz, Susan worked for the Department of Parks
& Recreation coordinating planning efforts and significant public
participation. In Advance Planning Susan will primarily support the
development of the North County Multiple Species Conservation Plan.
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