6th Cycle Housing Element Update (2021-2029) Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Huntington Beach
Document Title
6th Cycle Housing Element Update (2021-2029) Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Document Description
The Housing Element is a State-mandated policy document that is a component of the Huntington Beach General Plan. To comply with State law, the City is updating its Housing Element to ensure City policies and programs can accommodate estimated housing growth need identified by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). Huntington Beach’s current 5th Cycle Housing Element was adopted in September 2013 for the 2013-2021 planning period and subsequently certified by the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) in October 2013. The City is currently developing the respective actions and programs for SCAG's 6th Cycle planning period, which covers years 2021-2029. Huntington Beach was allocated 13,368 dwelling units to accommodate the existing and projected regional housing for all income levels. The City is not required to build dwelling units to meet the 13,368 dwelling unit allocation, only to identify potential sites and create the framework to provide the market with the opportunity to develop these dwelling units. The Housing Element will explore opportunities to accommodate projected regional housing needs through current production (construction of dwelling units), entitled (approved but not constructed) dwelling units, and the availability of properly zoned land that can accommodate additional growth.

Contact Information

Nicolle Aube
Agency Name
City of Huntington Beach
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Huntington Beach
Cross Streets

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (Housing Element)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, General Plan Element
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wildfire


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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