Alpine Community Plan Update
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Community Plan Update
The Alpine Community Plan Update (update) will revise the existing 1979 Alpine Community Plan (amended in December 2016) to reflect the vision for the community. While the updated community plan must remain consistent with the goals and policies in the General Plan and other relevant County plans and programs, the Community Plan has the same legal authority as the County General Plan.
The update will include revisions to the goals and policies (the written vision for the community) and include topics such as land use, housing, mobility, public facilities and services, safety, conservation, open space, and recreation. Maps for land use and transportation/”mobility” will be developed based on the goals and policies and zoning/design guidelines will be updated. The update will also include an implementation plan.
As a part of the update, the Board of Supervisors provided direction to staff in June of 2014 and December 2015 to establish a special feasibility study boundary and draft comprehensive amendments to Areas of Consideration (AOCs) AL-5, 6, and 7. During scope development, AOCs AL-3, 4, and 11B were added. The market feasibility analysis will provide information related to land costs and used to determine appropriate land use densities with the infrastructure study will include an assessment of costs for infrastructure such as roads, water, sewer, electricity, and fire protection.
The Alpine Community Plan update will be conducted over approximately 36-months. Below are the phases and durations of the project:
|1. Project Initiation||Spring 2017 - Fall 2017|
|2. Research Existing Conditions||Fall 2017 - Winter 2017 / 2018|
|3. Analysis||Summer 2018 – Summer 2019|
|4. Draft Community Plan/SEIR||Summer 2019 – Spring 2020|
|5. Final Community Plan/SEIR||Spring 2020 – Summer 2020|
|6. Final PC / BOS||Summer 2020|
How to Get Involved
The Alpine Community Plan update will have multiple opportunities for stakeholder involvement throughout the entire update process.
Materials presented at workshops and presentations will also be made available on this project website after each event. The Public Outreach and Engagement Plan provides additional information about the public outreach plan.
Planning Commission Information Item
To be determined
Previous Meetings and Materials
Zoning/Design Guidelines Workshop - March 2, 2019
Planning and Development Services staff received feedback about the community’s valued features and vision for the community’s design and character. There was also an update on the upcoming county-wide Land Development Code update.
Planning Concepts Workshop - January 26, 2019
Planning and Development Services staff presented and received feedback about potential land use alternatives in the Alpine Community.
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Subarea 1 (Northwest Corner of the Village):
Subarea 1 Maps (Existing Land Use, Land Use Alternatives and Community Workshop Preferred)
Subarea 2 (Tavern Road/Wright's Field):
Subarea 2 Maps (Existing Land Use, Land Use Alternatives and Community Workshop Preferred)
Subarea 3 (Otto Avenue):
Subarea 3 Maps (Existing Land Use, Land Use Alternatives and Community Workshop Preferred)
Subarea 4 (Northwest Corner of the CPA):
Subarea 4 Maps (Existing Land Use, Land Use Alternatives and Community Workshop Preferred)
Subarea 5 (Eastern Alpine):
Subarea 5 Maps (Existing Land Use, Land Use Alternatives and Community Workshop Preferred)
Subarea 6 (Village/Alpine Boulevard):
Subarea 6 Maps (Existing Land Use, Land Use Alternatives and Community Workshop Preferred)
Goals and Policies Meeting #4 - January 10, 2019
The Alpine Community Planning Group provided their recommendation on the draft goals and policies for the Alpine Community Plan Update.
January 10, 2019 Staff Presentation
January 10, 2019 Supplemental Staff Presentation
Historical Draft Goals and Policies Comment Matrix (including the CPG's recommendation)
New Proposed Goals and Comment Matrix (including the CPG's recommendation)
Draft Goals and Policies in Strikethrough Underline Community Plan (including the CPG's recommendation)
Goals and Policies Meeting #3 - November 8, 2018
The Alpine Community Planning Group was unable to make quorum; however staff gave the presentation below and explained the revisions made to the strike though underline version of the community plan and the historic comment matrix. A new comment matrix was prepared and distributed for the proposed goals and policies provided since October 11th.
8, 2018 Staff Presentation
November 8, 2018 Supplemental Staff Presentation
Historic Draft Goals and Policies Comment Matrix
New Proposed Goals and Policies Comment Matrix
Draft Goals and Policies in Strikethrough Underline Community Plan
Goals and Policies Meeting #2 - October 25, 2018
The draft goals and policies for the Alpine Community Plan were heard as an item on the regular Alpine Community Planning Group meeting. With public input, the Group pulled items for additional discussion and members of the public provided new proposed goals and policies.
Goals and Policies Meeting #1 - October 11, 2018
This special Alpine Community Plan Group meeting discussed the draft goals and policies for the Alpine Community Plan.
The following materials were prepared for the meeting:
October 11, 2018 Staff
Diagram of Community Plan Consensus/Issues of Varying Community Input
General Plan Guiding Principles and “Triple Bottom Line” from Visioning/Existing Conditions Workshop
Draft Goals and Policies Review Instructions
Draft Goals and Policies Comment Form Matrix
Draft Goals and Policies in Strike Through Underline format
Acronyms used in the documents
Applicable General Plan Policies
New Goals and Policy Proposal Form
SEIR Scoping Meeting - September 18, 2018
The meeting explained the potential environmental effects identified in the Initial Study and how members of the public can submit a comment in preparation of the Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR). The comment period ended October 1st, 2018.
Preliminary Draft Changes to Community Plan Goals and Policies
Visioning/Existing Conditions Workshop - January 6, 2018
This meeting reviewed the community's physical and economic existing conditions and gathered input about the community's vision for the future.
Community Plan Scope Review Meeting - June 27, 2017
This initial meeting provided an overview of the scope of the update and included an opportunity for stakeholders to provide preliminary input related to existing conditions.
For More Information
If you have additional questions about the Alpine Community Plan
update, please e-mail PDS.CommunityPlanUpdates@sdcounty.ca.gov or