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The City of Eureka 2014-2019 Housing Element has been revised and environmental documentation prepared under CEQA is now available for public review. Check under Project Document Library for both documents!

This is your guide and informational source for the City of Eureka’s 2040 General Plan Update process.

As required by State law, the updated General Plan will take a comprehensive, long‐term view to direct future land use, resource and other decisions in the City over the next 25 years. The process of updating the General Plan includes a number of events that seek the participation of you, your neighbors, businesses, and property owners. This process is structured to lead the General Plan from vision, to creation, to adoption, to implementation by the community.


The current General Plan for the City of Eureka was adopted in February 1997 and has not been comprehensively updated since its adoption. Some of the data, analyses, and policies in the 1997 plan do not fully reflect the current conditions or objectives of the City. As a result, an update of the General Plan is necessary to reflect the community’s current vision for accommodating future growth and providing services within Eureka through 2040.

If you would like more information on the General Plan Update process, please visit the various links on the left side of this page.


The Eureka City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the Council Chamber, Eureka City Hall, 531 “K” Street, Eureka, California, to consider adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration and the 2014-2019 Housing Element. All interested persons are invited to attend. For information on the 2014-2019 Housing Element, please follow the “Project Document Library” link or contact Kristen M. Goetz, Senior Planner, phone: (707) 441-4166; fax: (707) 441-4202; e-mail: kgoetz@ci.eureka.ca.gov.