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Garden Grove’s 2021-2029 Draft Housing Element and initial study for Draft Environmental Impact Report now available for review, comment

As part of the City of Garden Grove’s General Plan update, the 2021-2029 Draft Housing Element, a community housing strategy for the next eight years, is now available for review and comment. The community is encouraged to submit all comments by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 6, 2021 at ggcity.org/housing-element. The Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report and Initial Study, which analyzes the impacts of the environmental effects of the proposed general plan update and zoning amendments, are also available online for review and comment until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021 at ggcity.org/housing-element.

The City is updating the Housing Element, Safety Element, Land Use Element and Zoning Code and Map, and adopting a new Environmental Justice Element to the Garden Grove General Plan to establish policies mandated by the state. The Housing Element will identify housing needs and goals; the Safety Element will establish policies related to safety hazards; the Land Use Element and Zoning Code and Map will identify available land for open space, businesses, housing, and more; and the new Environmental Justice Element will establish goals to provide residents in the disadvantaged communities with access to healthy food, physical activity, and safe and sanitary housing.

The community is also encouraged to attend the virtual Public Scoping meeting for the Draft Environmental Impact Report on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. via Zoom. The Zoom Meeting ID is 980-9450-3234.

For more information, please visit ggcity.org/housing-element or contact the Planning Division at (714) 741-5312 or email [email protected]

This article was released by the City of Garden Grove.