General Plan Timeline

This general plan update is expected to last approximately 36 months and will conclude in fall of 2021. Visit this page to see where we are and any timeline updates.

  • Jun 1, 2019

    Existing Conditions Report, Summer - Fall 2019

    Exploring existing conditions in the City to understand what’s currently happening and to determine potential key issues and opportunities. Read and Download our completed reports and factsheets here: https://shapessf.com/reports/

  • Aug 1, 2019

    Vision and Guiding Principles, Summer 2019 - Spring 2020

    Engaging community members on their vision for South San Francisco in 2040.

  • Mar 1, 2020

    Alternatives, Summer - Fall 2020

    Developing land use, open space, and mobility alternatives to discuss policy trade-offs between different future growth patterns in South San Francisco.

  • Jun 1, 2020

    Final Preferred Land Use Plan, Fall 2020

    Preparing a Preferred General Plan Land Use Map, mobility network, and future growth projections to study potential environmental impacts. Gathering feedback on Preferred Land Use Plan.

  • Aug 1, 2020

    Policy Frameworks, Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

    Developing goals, policies, and implementation actions for all chapters of the General Plan. Engaging the community for feedback.

  • Jan 1, 2021

    Public Draft General Plan, Spring 2021

    Publishing Public Review draft of the General Plan for City Council, Planning Commission, and community review.

  • Jun 1, 2021

    Public Draft EIR + Zoning Code, Summer 2021

    Preparing and publishing an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) that evaluates the potential impact of the General Plan Update. Preparing and publishing updates to the City’s Zone Code.

  • Aug 1, 2021

    Final GP, EIR, Zoning Code, Fall 2021

    Releasing the final South San Francisco General Plan!