Long Range Planning

Advanced Planning involves the City’s long range planning activities, which include updating and preparing various planning documents such as the City’s General Plan, Specific Plans and implementation of text amendments. Planning staff also assembles and maintains community data and demographics and coordinates the reporting of this data to outside agencies.

Watsonville General Plan

[ ADD 2005 General Plan & EIR]

[ ADD draft 2030 General Plan & EIR]

Local Coastal Program

Watsonville 2005 Local Coastal Program (1.9 MiB)

Watsonville 2005 Local Coastal Implementation Plan (1.0 MiB)

Housing Element (2015-2023)

Housing Element (2008-2013)

Manabe-Ow Specific Plan & EIR

Westside Industrial Streetscape Plan

Residential Development Standards & Design Guidelines

Multi-Family Rental Development Standards
Multi-Family Condominium and Townhouse Development Standards
Livable Communities Residential Design Guidelines

Downtown Guidelines

Downtown Sign Guidelines
Downtown Land Use and Architectural Guidelines