Planning Commission recommends traffic methodology amendments to General Plan
Last updated 10/2/2008 at Noon
The county’s Planning Commission voted 7-0 September 19 to recommend to the Board of Supervisors that the Public Facility Element of the county’s General Plan be amended to specify the methodology used in traffic analyses.
The amendments also replaced the Bridge and Thoroughfare fee with the Transportation Impact Fee in which developers provide a fair share cost for cumulative traffic impacts. The county had approved the TIF ordinance in 2005.
If a rezone or general plan amendment proposal involves an increase in density, the Public Facilities Element of the general plan requires an e...