Plan update will shape the future of the county for decades to come.
The general plan is the "constitution" for local development and conservation
in California. Every local land use decision must be consistent with the city
or county general plan.
In early 2018, Foothill Conservancy and the County of Amador reached a negotiated settlement of the Conservancy's lawsuit challenging the general plan. See our press release for more information.
Foothill Conservancy has filed a lawsuit in Amador County to improve the county-adopted general plan.
Guest commentary in Amador Ledger Dispatch by Conservancy Executive Director Cecily Smith, community leader Susan Manning, and expert planner Terry Watt.
Foothill Conservancy comments on "final" general plan and related final EIR, for July 19, 2016, Planning Commission meeeting.
Foothill Conservancy planning commission meeting action alert, July 16
River-related Foothill Conservancy general plan action alert, July 15
You can help shape the future of our county for the
next 20 years and beyond . . . but only if you get involved!
general plan guidelines
General Plan Update Web page