General Plan Update

Welcome to the Humboldt County General Plan Update website.  A Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) has been prepared that evaluates the General Plan draft tentatively approved by the Board of Supervisors in 2016.  The revised draft also reflects changes made in response to public comments received on the initial Draft EIR.  Below are links to various items of interest:  

Board of Supervisors Review

Planning Commission Review

Background and Historic Documents

Public Comments

If you have comments on the General Plan drafts, please submit a comment.
View public comments that have been received to date and arranged according to phase of General Plan Update.

Mailing List

For more information, including updates on our progress, please sign up for the General Plan Update mailing list.  You will receive emails notifying you of meeting times, website updates, and project milestones.


Subscribe to the General Plan Update calendar and receive notifications of upcoming scheduled hearings and events.

Background Reports

To request background reports, write to the:
Planning and Building Department
Advance Planning Division
3015 H St.
Eureka, CA 95501