Jeremy Allen

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Name: Jeremy Allen
Date registered: March 19, 2013

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  1. Planning and Zoning Commission Study Sessions Continue — May 27, 2014
  2. Transportation Policies Previewed — May 23, 2014
  3. City considers new land use policies — May 19, 2014
  4. Waterfront Committee Considers General Plan — April 4, 2014
  5. New Housing Element Adopted — March 13, 2014

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Planning and Zoning Commission Study Sessions Continue

The Planning and Zoning Commission continues to hold monthly study sessions on the General Plan.  Sessions are typically held on the fourth Wednesday of the month and are part of the regular Commission meeting agenda.   In March 2014, the Commission reviewed the growth assumptions to be used for the General Plan, including household and …

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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

Waterfront Committee Considers General Plan

At its final meeting on April 2, 2014, the Albany Waterfront Committee considered issues related to the Albany General Plan and the future of the Albany waterfront.  Committee members were provided with an overview of the existing General Plan and were informally polled about whether the updated Plan should include a separate “Waterfront Element” articulating …

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New Housing Element Adopted

The City Council adopted a new Housing Element on March 3, 2014.  The adoption is the culmination of a six-year process including numerous meetings with the City Council, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and Albany residents.  The Housing Element covers the period 2007-2014, and has been prepared in accordance with California Government Code requirements.  It …

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Land Use Categories Proposed

At the July 24 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, the Commission considered a new set of land use categories for the Albany General Plan Land Use Map. The categories indicate the types of uses and the densities (or intensities) of development envisioned in different parts of the City. The Commission will continue its discussion of …

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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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