Present Land Use
Existing Land Use: The City of Arvin is composed primarily of residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, vacant land, streets and public rights of way.
General Plan: Estate Residential, Low Density Residential, High Density Residential, General Commercial, Light industrial, Heavy Industrial, Parks, Public Facilities, Schools, Planned Unit Development, Agriculture.
Zoning: E (Estates zone), R-1 (One0family zone), R-2 (Two-family zone), R-3 (Limited multiple-family zone), R-4 (Multiple-family dwelling zone), R-S (Suburban residential zones), C-O (Professional office zone), N-C (Neighborhood commercial zone), C-1 (Restricted commercial zone), A-1 (Light agricultural zone), A-2 (General agricultural zone), P (Automobile parking zone), D (Architectural design zone), B(Buffer zone), P-D (Precise development zone), PUD (Planned unit development zone).
The Housing Element establishes strategies to address the community's housing needs in the next five years. The goals of the Housing Element include: 1) To increase the supply of sound housing at prices affordable by all segments of the community through construction of new units; 2) To increase the supply of housing at prices affordable by all segments of the community through the rehabilitation of existing substandard dwellings units; and 3) To maintain the supply of sound housing in the city through the conservation of the currently sound housing stock, as well as newly constructed and rehabilitated units.