The City of Lompoc Planning Commission will consider recommendations to the City Council at their regularly schedule public hearing on September 13, 2023 regarding the adoption of the 2030 Housing Element Update.
Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at 6:30 p.m.
City Hall, 100 Civic Center Plaza, Council Chambers
The City of Lompoc presented its Draft Housing Element to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (State HCD) for review on May 11, 2023. The Planning Commission will review HCD’s comments received on August 9, 2023 from the State’s 90-day review period and make recommendations to the City Council.
The Draft 2023-2031 Housing Element Update must accommodate 2,248 new housing units within the City of Lompoc between the years of 2023 and 2031. The plan also includes city policies and programs for the development, rehabilitation, preservation of housing units, and one property is being considered for a rezone to meet the required number of housing units.
Please use the button below to view the Planning Commission Draft Housing Element.
On August 9, 2023, the California Department of Housing and Community Development completed their initial review of the Draft Housing Element and issued a comment letter. Please use the button below to view and download the letter.
In June 2023, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) reached out to the Project Team with a list of preliminary questions on the Draft Housing Element. The Team met with HCD to discuss their questions, and were given an opportunity to provide revisions, where necessary, within the review period.
The City has provided a response to each of HCD's questions. Please use the button below to download a document outlining the questions and the City's response.
In response to HCD's questions, the City made a number of revisions to the HCD Draft Housing Element. Please use the button below to download the HCD Draft Housing Element with revisions shown in track changes.
Following a 30-day public review period (March 17, 2023 to April 17, 2023), the City took at least 10 business days to consider comments and revise the document, as required by State law. The HCD Review Draft Housing Element was submitted to HCD on Thursday, May 11, 2023 for initial (90-day) review. Please use the button below to download the HCD Review Draft Housing Element.
At the end of the comment period, HCD will provide a letter outlining necessary changes to achieve certification. The City will revise the Housing Element to address each comment and submit the Revised HCD Review Draft to the Planning Commission and City Council through public hearings.
The City of Lompoc released the Draft 2023-2031 Housing Element Update for a 30-day public review period from March 17, 2023 to April 17, 2023.
The Draft Housing Element Update plans for existing and projected housing needs to accommodate 2,248 new housing units in Lompoc between the years of 2023 to 2031. It describes citywide policies and programs and identifies a range of sites that will be considered for rezones to meet the required number of housing units.
Newsletter #1 provides an introduction to the Housing Element and Technical General Plan Update, background information on housing elements and the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA), and a description of the phases of the project.
Brent Gibbons, Project Manager