Welcome to the City’s Housing Element Update Home Page. The Housing Element is a part of the General Plan for the City that assesses housing needs in the City and lays out policies for addressing those needs. The City is currently engaged in the process of updating this important document.
We encourage all citizens of Novato to learn about and become engaged in the discussions about housing in our City. It is an important opportunity to join with fellow citizens in influencing the future of your City. We hope you will find these pages useful in gaining a better understanding of the City's housing needs, the process to update the Housing Element and ways to engage in the discussions regarding housing policies for Novato.
Below are quick links to learn about the status of the City's Housing Element update process, and the work that has occurred to date to prepare the City's draft 2015-2023 Housing Element. Additionally, background information, such as Frequently Asked Questions, and a discussion of what a Housing Element is, can be reviewed to gain an understanding of the topics. We will continue to add information to this webpage as reports are released for review by the City Council, Planning Commission and residents of the City of Novato.
January 22, 2015
November 18, 2014
City Council adopted Housing Element 2015-2023.
August 16, 2013
Draft Environmental Impact Report - City of Novato Housing Element Update
This large document has been broken into sections, as follows:
Notice of Availability & Public Meeting - Draft Environmental Impact Report
Revised City of Novato Draft Housing Element 2007-2014 (revised August 14, 2013)
|For questions , comments, and information contact: HousingElement@cityofnovato.org|
|Elizabeth Dunn, AICP, Planning Manager 415-493-4711|
|Hans Grunt, Senior Planner 415-899-8940|
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|What is a Housing Element?|