Monterey County 21st Century General Plan Update
230 Church St. Bldg.3
Salinas, CA  93902
(831) 755-5352

The Monterey County 21st Century General Plan Update team produces a number of reports that help explain the issues and unique features of Monterey County.  You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer to view several of these reports.  If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer, simply click here for a free download.


Click here to see the Monterey County Environmental Impact Report (EIR) (external link)

The Area Sections update Monterey County’s existing Area Plans and Local Coastal Program Land Use Plans.The Area Sections Include Policies for each unique Planning Area that address specific characteristics of that area which require additional policies beyond the countywide elements of the draft General Plan.A policy correlation matrix identifying how the Are Plan and Local Coastal Plan policies have been incorporated into the draft General Plan can be found on the > Information By Location pages.Matrices for Del Monte Forest and Carmel Unincorporated can be found on the Greater Monterey Peninsula page.

Existing Plans

Carmel Valley Master Plan

November, 1996

Cachagua Area Plan

July, 1996

Central Salinas Valley Area Plan

October, 1996

Greater Monterey Peninsula Area Plan

July, 1996

Greater Salinas Area Plan

April, 1996

North County Area Plan

April, 1997

South County Area Plan

November, 1996

Toro Area Plan

September, 1996

Big Sur Land Use Plan

May, 1997

Carmel Land Use Plan

November, 1999

Del Monte Forest Land Use Plan

August, 1999

North County Land Use Plan (Coastal)

March, 1997