The City of Laguna Beach released its Draft Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) on Monday August 12 2019.
The DSP is a planning document that serves to guide growth, design, and development standards in Downtown Laguna Beach.
Its primary objective is to preserve and enhance the unique character of downtown Laguna Beach.
The Laguna Beach Community can review the Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) now and contact the Planning Commission if they have any concerns.
The Laguna Beach Planning Commission will conduct their initial review of the Laguna Beach Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) on Wednesday August 21 2019 at 6:00pm.
The Laguna Beach Planning Commission will provide direction to staff on any modifications if needed. Staff will be recommending that the item return to the Planning Commission at a meeting in October 2019 for subsequent review of the final draft, including environmental review (CEQA), and recommendation to the City Council.
Laguna Beach Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) Benefits the Community
DSP is a Land Use and Design policy document defining downtown development over the next 20 years.
DSP identifies priorities for Public Improvements to the Downtown Area
DSP is the Vision of Downtown Laguna Beach Future
Laguna Beach Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) History
1983: DSP Need Recognized by the City with adoption of the Land Use Element of the General Plan
1989: The Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) approved
2000: DSP Comprehensive Amendment
(included the expansion of the Plan boundary to the Boys and Girls Club on Laguna Canyon Road and the creation of the Civic Art District.)
Laguna Beach Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) 2019 Key Updates
Permitting Requirements to Incentivize or Limit Certain Land Uses in Downtown Laguna Beach
Development Standards Flexibility
Urban Design Framework
Urban Design Guidelines
The Arts District Branding
Development Standards Updating
For additional information please contact Wendy Jung, Senior Planner at (949) 497-0321 or firstname.lastname@example.org