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General Plan documents and maps will be posted as PDF files for public access as they become available. All documents are viewable on the web or can be downloaded by clicking on the document title below. To view documents in full screen click, “open publication.” Please note that in order to view downloaded documents, a PDF reader such as Adobe Acrobat or Foxit Reader is required.


Public Review Draft General Plan Background Report 

Folsom BR CoverThe General Plan Background Report takes a
“snapshot” of Folsom’s current conditions.
It provides a detailed description of a wide
range of topics within the city. This report
provides decision-makers, the public, and
local agencies with context for making land use
and policy decisions, and is intended to be
objective and policy-neutral.

Cover and Table of Contents (April 2014, 1.9 mb)
Chapter 1: Introduction (April 2014, 2.1 mb)
Chapter 2: Land Use (April 2014, 6.5 mb)
Chapter 3: Housing (April 2014, 3.5 mb)
Chapter 4: Growth and Development (April 2014, 1.3 mb)
Chapter 5: Transportation and Circulation (April 2014, 3.1 mb)
Chapter 6: Open Space and Natural Resources (April 2014, 2.5 mb)
Chapter 7: Parks and Recreation (April 2014, 1.1 mb)
Chapter 8: Public Facilities and Services (April 2014, 2.9 mb)
Chapter 9 Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions (April 2014, 0.6 mb)
Chapter 10 Hazards and Safety (April 2014, 4.4 mb)
Chapter 11 Noise (April 2014, 1.8 mb)
Appendices (April 2014, 0.7 mb)

Adopted Housing Element (10/22/2013)

FolsomHE Cover_8.5x11

On October 22, 2013, the Folsom City Council
adopted the 2013-2021 Housing Element.

Adopted Housing Element (10/2013, 6.6 mb)
HCD Conditional Approval Letter (09/2013, 659kb)


Public Review Draft Vision and Guiding Principles (06/2013)

The Draft Vision and Guiding Principles is based on
hundreds of comments from residents at the first
community workshop and from several questions
posted on the online Town Hall Forum. The public
is encouraged to review and comment on the Draft
Vision and Guiding Principles on the Folsom 2035
Town Hall Forum.

Draft Vision and Guiding Principles (06/2013, 859 kb)

Community Workshop #1 Summary: Opportunities, Challenges, and a Vision for the Future (06/2013)

The City held the first community workshop in the
Folsom Community Center on April 2, 2013 and
over 60 participants attended. The purpose of the
workshop was to begin developing a vision for the
General Plan, and to have the community identify
the city’s major assets, issues, and opportunities
on which the General Plan should focus. This
document summarizes the public input received at
the first community workshop.

Community Workshop #1 Summary: Opportunities, Challenges, and a Vision for the Future (06/2013, 4.9 mb)

MindMixer Summary #1 (01/2013)

In November 2012 the City of Folsom
launched the Folsom 2035 Town Hall
Forum, a new community engagement
website where residents can tell us
what matters most to them about their
community. This summary describes the
input we have received to-date.

MindMixer Summary #1 (01/2013, 849 kb)

Newsletter #1: Kicking-off the General Plan Update (11/2012)

Folsom is beginning an update of its General
Plan and is looking for community input.  This
first newsletter provides an overview of the
project and describes all the ways the community
can get involved.

Newsletter #1 (11/2012, 1.1 mb)