The City of Ridgecrest General Plan and Housing Element include the Land Use Map, and are the umbrella documents that allows the City to plan future development. The General Plan's intent is to set the City's goals for development approvals, land use rules. The Housing Element is one of the General Plan Elements. It is intended to provide citizens and public officials with an understanding of the housing needs in the community and set forth an integrated set of policies and programs aimed at the attainment of defined goals.
City of Ridgecrest Zoning Code
The City of Ridgecrest Municipal Code Chapter 106 (Zoning) is the local law which contains detailed standards and procedures. The ordinance divides the City into various zoning districts with different land uses permitted in each district. Zoning establishes regulations pertaining to lot size, building density, setbacks, and other development standards.
Annual Progress Reports
The General Plan and Housing Element Progress Report demonstrates the progress of City Council and Planning Commission in the implement the General Plan and Housing Element Goals.