Get Involved



How can I get involved?

The success of the Seaside General Plan update depends on community participation. Your input will help decision-makers make choices that will affect the quality of life and economic vitality of your community!


There are a many ways to get involved and stay informed about the Seaside General Plan update. The City has and will host a series of community workshops and meetings, focus groups, and a General Plan Task Force to guide the planning process. The City Council and Planning Commission will also hold meetings to discuss the General Plan update.

Workshops and Open Houses

The City of Seaside is hosting a series of public meetings to develop the vision, guiding principles, and policies for the General Plan. Your input is critical to ensure that the plan reflects the community’s vision and goals for the future quality of life and economic vitality of your City. 

Upcoming Community Meetings


Stay tuned for updates!

Past Events

Workshop 3

Workshop #3 was held on July 27, 2017 at the Oldemeyer Center. Click below for meeting materials.


- Workbook English/Spanish

- Workshop Summary

Virtual Workshop Summary

Open House 2

Open House #2 was held on February 27, 2017 at the Oldemeyer Center. Click below for meeting materials.

- Workshop Boards

Workshop Summary


Workshop 2

Workshop #2 was held on December 5th, 2016 at the Oldemeyer Center. Click below for meeting materials.


- Agenda (English and Spanish)
- Presentation (English/Spanish)

- Visual Preference Survey
- Workshop Boards

-Workshop Summary

-All Comments (Workshop Boards / Comment Cards)


If you would like to answer questions discussed at Community Workshop #2, you can complete the visual preference survey (click here) and workshop station questions (click here) online.


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Open House 1

Open House #1 was held on August 2nd, 2016 at the City's National Night Out Celebration. Click below for open house materials.


- Draft Vision

- Preliminary Guiding Principles

Open House Summary


Workshop 1

Workshop #1 was held on June 6th, 2016 at the Oldemeyer Center. Click below for meeting materials.


- Agenda (English/Spanish)
- Presentation (English/Spanish)
What is a General Plan?
Existing Land Use Map
- General Plan Land Use Map
Workshop Summary

Commission + Council Presentations

Council Meeting 


The Community Engagement Plan was presented to the Seaside City Council on March 17, 2016. The presentation can be found by clicking here.


Joint Planning Commission / City Council Meeting 

On March 30th, 2017, a special joint City Council and Planning Commission meeting was held to confirm the vision and intent for City subareas, including proposed land use designations, and proposed circulation networks.

-Staff Report



On October 27, 2016, Planning Commission and City Council provided input on the preliminary draft Vision and Guiding Principles and areas where development and land use change could occur within the City over the next 20 to 30 years.

-Staff Report


-Lists of Issues and Challenges

-Draft Change Areas


Additional Questions or Comments

For comments, questions, or any other additional information about the project, please contact:

Eric Yurkovich

Senior Associate

Raimi + Associates

Phone: (510) 666-1010


Sharon Mikesell

Administrative Analyst, Economic Development

City of Seaside

Phone: (831) 899-6734

General Plan Task Force

The General Plan Task Force consists of approximately 20 members who will provide feedback and guidance in informing the development of the General Plan vision, policies, and implementing actions. The Task Force members represent a diverse range of interest groups within the City. As meetings occur, the information will be posted above.



- Meeting #8 (June 8, 2017): Policy Topics: Circulation, Health, and Sustainability

All meetings will be held at the Oldemeyer Center from 6pm to 8pm.



TASK FORCE MEETING #7 (May 23, 2017)

- Packet

- Presentation


TASK FORCE MEETING #6 (April 18, 2017)


Goals and Policies Worksheet



TASK FORCE MEETING #5 (February 21, 2017)

- Agenda

Background Materials



TASK FORCE MEETING #4 (January 31, 2017)

- Agenda

Meeting Background



TASK FORCE MEETING #3 (October 5, 2016)

- Agenda

- Presentation


TASK FORCE MEETING #2 (July 26, 2016)




TASK FORCE MEETING #1 (May 23, 2016)  




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