Current General Plan

The General Plan is required by the State of California to guide city growth, land use, infrastructure, and planning for city services. Stockton's planning area boundaries generally extend to:

  • Armstrong Road and Live Oak Road on the north,
  • Jack Tone Road on the east,
  • Roth Road on the south, and
  • San Joaquin River, Burns Cutoff, Stockton Deep Water Channel, Fourteen Mile Slough, and Bishop Cut on the west.

The 2035 General Plan approved by City Council on December 11, 2007, provides guiding policy for all growth and development within the City.  The City's General Plan addresses new and existing areas as a series of distinctive neighborhoods and villages and to guide growth and revitalize districts and corridors.

The General Plan consists of 11 elements that address both state-mandated planning issues plus optional subjects of particular concern with Stockton. 2035 General Plan image

These elements are:

  • Community Design
  • Districts and Villages
  • Economic Development
  • Health and Safety
  • Housing Element
  • Land Use
  • Natural and Cultural Resources
  • Public Facilities and Services
  • Recreation and Waterways
  • Transportation and Circulation
  • Youth and Education

Bicycle Master Plan

General Plan Maps

A full resolution printed copy may be viewed or purchased during business hours at the Community Development Department/Permit Center


2035 General Plan Documents

All these documents are available for purchase on a CD.


General Plan - City Council Meeting Minutes, Staff Reports,

PowerPoint Presentations and Resolutions


Other Documents


External Links

There are currently no external links. 

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 8/8/2018