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Planning and Zoning Commission Recommends Approval of 2015-2023 Housing Element

On January 7,2015, the Albany Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on the Draft 2015-2023 Albany Housing Element.  At the conclusion of the hearing, the Commission voted 5-0 to recommend City Council adoption of the document, which will guide the City’s housing policies for the next eight years.  The Commission also voted to …

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Planning and Zoning Commission Considers New Community Services Policies

On December 10, the Albany Planning and Zoning Commission convened a Study Session to consider new Community Services and Facilities policies.  The policies are to be included in a new Community Services and Facilities Element of the Albany General Plan.  They cover important topics such as schools, libraries, police and fire services, civic facilities, public …

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Transportation Policies Previewed

On May 22, the Albany Traffic and Safety Commission held a study session to review Draft goals, policies, and actions for the new General Plan Transportation Element.  The draft incorporates existing policy direction from the Active Transportation Plan, Complete Streets Plan, and Traffic Management Plan.  The Transportation Element emphasizes a balance between all modes of …

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City considers new land use policies

The Planning and Zoning Commission is continuing to conduct monthly study sessions on draft General Plan goals, policies, and actions.  At their April 24 meeting, the Commission considered Draft land use policies.     To review the draft policies, click here Draft Land Use Policies

Albany 2035 at the Solano Stroll

This year’s annual Solano Stroll featured a General Plan Exhibit, with information about the Plan and an interactive map display. On a beautiful warm September Sunday, participants were invited to find their homes on a large-size aerial photo of the City and respond to two simple questions. The first question asked participants to indicate what …

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