What's New?

  • What should the Plan's Environmental Impact Report (EIR) analyze? View the NOP and click here to see the details for the Scoping Session for the EIR on Sept. 6th where you can share your ideas. 
  • The Public Review Draft General Plan is now available! Click here to review it and click here to share your ideas and feedback. 
  • The citywide newsletter has been released. Check it out here or visit the Library page.

What we’re working on now:

  • Preparing the Draft Environmental Impact Report

Watch for:

  • The Draft Environmental Impact Report, to be released this fall

Welcome to the City of Belmont General Plan Update website!

This website will serve as your one-stop shop for information about the City of Belmont’s General Plan Update project. This site provides up-to-date information, including a description of the project, schedule, studies and presentations completed so far, ways to participate, and contact information. 

​Check out our other ongoing project to create a Specific Plan for the Belmont Village PDA here. We invite you to take a look around and share your vision for the future of the City. Please check back often for updates on the planning process and to review draft documents. 

The General Plan Update process consists of six main steps. Here is the project status for each:


1. Project Initiation and Issue Identification


2. Research, Policy Assessment, and Options


3. Preferred Plan and Key Goals


4. Draft General Plan

Public review period - and allow Belmont Village Specific Plan to catch up to General Plan Update
April to August 2016

5. Draft and Final Environmental Impact Report
​Note: Joint Document for General Plan Update
and Belmont Village Specific Plan

June 2016 - March 2017
6. Hearings and Adopted General Plan 
Spring 2017