Long Range Planning
Contact Long Range Planning at (858) 505-6677 | PDS.LongRangePlanning@sdcounty.ca.gov
The Long Range Planning division is responsible for maintaining documents, programs, and policies as required by federal, state, and local law. As directed by the board, the division aims to modernize regulations and remove barriers without compromising public safety, the environment, or quality of life.
The Long Range Planning division (LRP) strives to improve the quality of life in the unincorporated area by collaborating with diverse stakeholders to develop innovative solutions to address the unique needs of 26 unincorporated communities.
Outreach and community engagement are at the heart of LRP. LRP strives for excellence in public engagement by promoting accessibility, belonging, integrity, and equity.The goal of these efforts are well-rounded projects that improve quality of life for our communities and our environment.
Long Range Planning projects can be complex and controversial due to the broad impact to residents and other stakeholders. Therefore, the division is organized into five interdisciplinary sections that operate cross-functionally to ensure flexibility and full integration of planning efforts. Together, the Long Range Planning division has become a leader in innovative strategies driven by transparent public engagement. Learn more about the highly skilled staff in the Long Range Planning division here.