General Plan Update

Comprehensive Amendment

The City of Stockton is updating its General Plan (GP) – Envision Stockton. On January 26, 2016, the Stockton City Council approved a contract for a comprehensive update to the 2035 General Plan.


Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Report

Envision StocktonA 45-day review period for the Draft EIR has started. 

  • Comments due by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018. 
  • Hard copy on file for public review at Community Development, 345 N El Dorado St., and Cesar Chavez Central Library, 650 N El Dorado St.

Please submit written comments to David Stagnaro, Planning Manager at Community Development or email with "Envision Stockton EIR" in subject line.


Important Upcoming Dates

General Plan Workshops on July 30 and 31

Join us for a General Plan Workshops on July 30 and 31, 2018.


Public Hearing on August 2

A public hearing for comments on the adequacy of the Draft EIR will be held before the Planning Commission on August 2, 2018, 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers at 425 N El Dorado St., 2nd Floor.



Join Us in the Process 

A successful General Plan Amendment needs input from the entire community, to include your perspectives, experiences, and ambitions. Nearly 60 community members joined us on a mobile workshop tour on October 19, 2016, to share their thoughts on Stockton's future.


Stay informed and share your thoughts:


Planning Commission Documents – October 27, 2016


General Plan Documents


External Links

Envision Stockton Interactive Site - Tell Us What You Think

General Plan Workshop, Envision Stockton - YouTube - 2016 - English

General Plan Workshop, Envision Stockton - YouTube - 2016 - Spanish

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 7/13/2018