GPA-2021-0001: General Plan Amendment to Update the Housing Element for the 2021-2029 Planning Period


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Simi Valley
Document Title
GPA-2021-0001: General Plan Amendment to Update the Housing Element for the 2021-2029 Planning Period
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Selected sites Citywide
Document Description
The project consists of a comprehensive update to the 2013-2021 Housing Element, which comprises Chapter 4 of the Simi Valley 2030 General Plan (adopted in 2012), and maintain internal consistency of the General Plan Elements (inclusive of Community Development, Safety, and Environmental Justice), map amendments and zone changes. To comply with State law, the City's Housing Element must be updated every eight years to ensure the City's policies and programs can accommodate estimated housing growth allocation identified by the State-determined Regional Housing Needs Assessment. The project is located at selected sites citywide. The list of these specific sites can be found in the Draft Housing Element at, and in the Initial Study-Mitigated Negative Declaration.

Contact Information

Monica Dionne
Agency Name
City of Simi Valley, Dept. of Environmental Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Simi Valley
Cross Streets
Multiple sites Citywide
Parcel #
Multiple Citywide
State Highways
Southern Pacific Railroad
Arroyo Simi

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Study several sites Citywide to increase Residential Density )
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, General Plan Element, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
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 7 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC), 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, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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