Public meetings set for North Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update |

Public meetings set for North Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update

TAHOE CITY, Calif. andamp;#8212; A town hall meeting designed to provide residents a status report on the Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update is scheduled for Thursday, July 19, at 6 p.m. at Granlibakken Conference Center andamp; Lodge.According to a press release, Placer County’s Community Plan update work is coordinated with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s Regional Plan update, which includes the entire Lake Tahoe Basin.The North Tahoe Community Plan Update efforts are being done under direction from Placer County Board of Supervisors. County staff has formed four Plan Area Teams, which include public members:andamp;#8226; West Shore Plan Area, which includes Homewood, Sunnyside and Tahoma.andamp;#8226; Greater Tahoe City Plan Area, which includes Tahoe City, Lake Forest, Dollar Hill and the Tahoe City Gateway.andamp;#8226; North Tahoe West Plan Area, which includes Carnelian Bay and Tahoe Vista.andamp;#8226; North Tahoe East Plan Area, which includes Kings Beach and Stateline.This year, the county has held two workshops with the Plan Area Teams. A third workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at the Tahoe City Public Utility District office at 221 Fairway Drive.These workshops allow Plan Area Teams to develop the zoning, development standards and design guidelines for each area. Those in attendance at previous workshops included public team members, county staff, TRPA staff and community design consultants, as well as representatives from the Tahoe Basin Partnership for Sustainability Communities, according to the press release.The workshops have included exercises in which each Plan Area Team has identified a community vision statement and community/design themes for their Plan Area, and has begun to address land uses within their Plan Area.According to the county, the vision statements will be used to help draft the development standards and design guidelines for each Plan Area or community within the North Tahoe Basin. These guidelines will direct land use development over the next 20 years.The county will also provide a status report to the Board of Supervisors at its July meeting, at the Resort at Squaw Creek, on Monday and Tuesday, July 23-24.

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