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The draft Preferred Alternative is ready for public review

Sep 21, 2022 at 2:00pm

The Preferred Alternative Summary is now ready to review. The document summarizes the draft "Preferred Alternative" that will guide Santa Rosa’s future growth, investment, and change over the next 20+ years.

Attend an Open House on the draft Preferred Alternative

Sep 21, 2022 at 2:00pm

We’ve heard the community’s feedback, and now it’s time to reveal the draft of the Preferred Alternative for the City’s General Plan Update. And we need your help!


Draft Housing Element - comment online through "Let's Connect SR"

Jun 20, 2022 at 4:00pm

The City of Santa Rosa has completed its housing element draft and is asking for the public to provide feedback.

The Draft Housing Element is ready for public review

Jun 3, 2022 at 3:00pm

The City of Santa Rosa has completed its initial detailed Draft Housing Element, a key component of the City’s general plan update, and is asking for the public to review and provide feedback on the shape of the future of housing in the city. 

Alternatives Virtual Open House Launch

Mar 29, 2022 at 2:00pm

The City of Santa Rosa has launched a virtual open house to give community members the opportunity to review, provide feedback, and learn more about the alternatives workbook, as part of the city’s general plan update, all from the comfort of their own homes.

Join us for a community discussion on housing and mobility Alternatives!

Mar 3, 2022 at 8:00am

The City of Santa Rosa is hosting five workshops in March 2022 to inform and gather the public’s input on its recently published alternatives workbook, in order to help shape the growth of the city over the next three decades.

Santa Rosa Requesting Public Feedback on the State of Local Housing

Feb 28, 2022 at 12:00pm

The City of Santa Rosa has kicked off an update of the city’s housing element and is asking for the public’s direct feedback about housing needs of all residents, at all economic levels, while addressing segments of the population with special needs like seniors, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The public can give their feedback now in an online survey and on March 10 during a virtual workshop.

City Launches a Youth Voice Contest

Aug 17, 2021 at 3:00pm

Calling all creative Santa Rosa youth! Do you have an eye for what makes Santa Rosa the special place it is today? Is it a landmark, a site, or special place to simply hang out? Take and show us your best pic, reel, audio clip, or any media you think best encapsulates your favorite part of the City! The best submissions could receive gift cards to your favorite local hangouts and other prizes.

Click here for more information on contest rules, submission requirements, and to find out how you can submit your creative idea!  

City Council and Planning Commission Study Session on the draft 2050 General Plan Vision Statement

Jul 9, 2021 at 1:00pm

The Santa Rosa City Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint study session on July 20, 2021, starting at 12:30 PM. The purpose of this study session is to update the Council and Commission on the project, present the extensive community input and ideas gathered during the last round of engagement, and discuss the emerging 2050 General Plan Vision Statement.

City Hosting Community Vision Workshops

Apr 30, 2021 at 9:00am

Join us for the first round of Community Workshops with Santa Rosa Forward, the City’s General Plan Update project!