Summaries are available
As the visioning phase reaches its culmination, the City of Dana Point begins preparation for the next phase of the General Plan update, which is plan development. Two primary documents will inform this upcoming effort, the Summary of Engagement Efforts and the Visioning Framework.
The Summary of Engagement Efforts presents a comprehensive and transparent compilation of the public input received as part of the visioning phase. It describes the community engagement program and details the conducted activities.
The Visioning Framework distills the input received during the visioning phase to help shape and inform the upcoming plan development phase. The Visioning Framework draws upon the Summary of Engagement Efforts to help guide the policies, procedures, and priorities of the next version of Dana Point’s General Plan.
On July 10, 2023, public review drafts of the Summary of Engagement Efforts and Visioning Framework documents were presented to Planning Commission. The Planning Commission recommended modifications to the draft Vision Statement and Guiding Principles. On July 18, 2023, public review drafts of the Summary of Engagement Efforts and Visioning Framework documents were presented to City Council. As part of the staff report and presentation, City staff included alternative language for the Vision Statement and Guiding Principles in response to recommendations by the Planning Commission. The City Council provided feedback, and received and filed the documents.