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General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting 10/13

For Immediate Release
September 27, 2016

Contact: Jill Ekas
(650) 726-8270

General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting, Thursday, October 13
Discussion of Draft General Plan Elements

HALF MOON BAY, CA - The City's General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) invites the community to attend its meeting scheduled for Thursday, October 13. This public meeting will focus on an overview of the forthcoming first Draft General Plan Elements - Circulation, Healthy Community, Conservation and Open Space, Safety, and Noise. At the meeting there will be ample opportunity for questions and answers, clarification, and public comment and input on these draft Elements.

GPAC Meeting
Thursday, October 13, 6:30 PM
Emergency Operations Center, 537 Kelly Avenue

The October 13 agenda is available by clicking here, as well as at

The GPAC held two sessions last June to discuss the first Draft Local Coastal Land Use Plan (LUP) - a separate and complementary document. The Draft LUP has been available for comment since last April, and the City is working to provide the first draft General Plan Elements soon at the same locations:

  • Online at the Plan Half Moon Bay website
  • Reference copies for viewing: City Hall, 501 Main Street, 8 am - 5 pm weekdays; 650-726-8270

Community input on the both of these draft documents is strongly encouraged, and can be submitted in several ways:

Interested community members are encouraged to attend and participate on October 13, and to save the date for a follow-up GPAC meeting scheduled for November 17, focusing on the Circulation Element of the Draft General Plan.

More information about Plan Half Moon Bay and the General Plan Update is online at

Located 28 miles south of San Francisco, the City of Half Moon Bay is a community of about 11,500 people, situated on the peninsula between forested hills and some of the most beautiful coastlines that California has to offer. Its historic downtown is home to numerous shops, art galleries, restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and other businesses, and its celebrated beaches and parks are wonders of nature, accessible to pedestrians, bicyclists, and equestrians. With its many activities and events, beautiful natural scenery, old-town charm, and abundance of retail and commercial services, Half Moon Bay is a regional destination. The City's website is