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Posted on: May 31, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Housing Element Program Environmental Impact Report Released

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The City of Yorba Linda has released a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (Draft PEIR) for the 2021-2029 Yorba Linda General Plan Housing Element Implementation Programs Project. As part of this transparent process, the public is invited to review and comment on the draft report for a 45-day period from June 1 to July 15, 2022. To further engage the community, an Official Public Notice (PDF) and Traffic Commission Notice (PDF) were mailed to every home within a 2,000-foot radius of any of the 27 housing opportunity sites. The City requests your environmental comments on the Draft PEIR for consideration by the Planning Commission at future public hearings. The Housing Element of the General Plan is a State-mandated policy document that identifies Yorba Linda’s existing and future housing needs and establishes clear goals to inform future housing decisions. A key component of the Housing Element is to provide sufficient zoning capacity for meeting the State-mandated Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) over the next eight years. Please mark your calendars and attend important meetings regarding the City’s Housing Element process.


June 23, 2022 – Traffic Commission Review regarding Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA)  

June 29, 2022 – Planning Commission Public Hearing regarding Housing Element Project

July 27, 2022 – Planning Commission Public Hearing regarding Draft Program EIR prepared for Housing Element Project

August 2, 2022 – City Council Public Hearing on Housing Element Project and Final Program EIR

August 9, 2022 – City Council Second Reading of Housing Element Ordinances and Call for Election

Learn more about the housing element

What is the Housing Element? What is RHNA? What is Measure B? What has the City done to keep residents informed? Why has the State of California mandated this process? Learn more at Also, please check back frequently for additional information and updates

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