The Housing Element Update is a pivotal opportunity to address housing issues and plans for increasing housing production in Lodi.
The City of Lodi is currently undertaking a Housing Element Update for the 2023-2031 planning period. The Housing Element Update is a pivotal opportunity to address housing issues and plans for increasing housing production in the City of Lodi. Throughout the Update process, the City and its consultants (Project Team), will work with the public and community stakeholders to evaluate housing issues, constraints, and opportunities and create policies and programs to ensure Lodi is positioned to meet its housing needs.
The success of this planning effort will depend on input from the community to fully identify the city’s needs and expectations for this update. There will be many opportunities to participate in this update process as the project progresses. This website will be your primary source for information related to the project, including project documents, scheduling, and upcoming meetings and community engagement opportunities.
Housing Element Found to be in Substantial Compliance with State Law
On January 29, 2023, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) completed it's 90-day review of the Draft Housing Element and found that the Draft to be meets the statutory requirements of State Housing Element Law. Please use the button below to download HCD's comment letter.
The City will hold public hearings with the Planning Commission and City Council in early 2024. Each meeting will include opportuntiies for public input. Following adoption, the City will resubmit the Housing Element to HCD for final review and certification.
Revised Housing Element Available for Review!
The City submitted the Draft Housing Element to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) for initial 90-day review on November 1, 2023. Throughout the review period, the Project Team has met with HCD staff regularly to discuss comments and questions and to revise the Housing Element as appropriate for compliance with State law.
The revised Housing Element is available for download using the button below. Revisions to the HCD Draft based on communications with HCD are shown in track changes.
Why Should You Get Involved?
The Housing Element process provides all residents, property owners, and businesses with the chance to help guide the future of housing in the city. A successful Housing Element will reflect the community needs through the year 2031. In order to do this, we need your input!
How to participate?
- Join our email list. Just click the orange “eMail List” button on the top of the screen.
- Send us your thoughts, anytime! Use the green “Comments” button to send us a comment at your convenience.
- Participate in Workshops. Throughout the Update process, the Housing Element Team will host events, online surveys, and more. These will be critical opportunities for you to provide guidance to the Housing Element Team. Please check the website regularly and watch for announcements via the mailing list.
- Review Documents. The Housing Element Team will post all draft documents to the website. Please check the Documents page for all project deliverables and instructions on commenting.