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General Plan

A General Plan is the local government’s long-term blueprint for the community’s vision of future growth. It includes goals, policies and programs that convey a long-term vision for the Sunnyvale community and guides local decision-making to advance that vision.

The General Plan is the basis for determining acceptable land uses and related park, road and other infrastructure needs. The Sunnyvale General Plan contains the seven elements mandated by state law and was adopted as a consolidated document July 26, 2011.

Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Community Vision

Chapter 3: Land Use and Transportation - updated Sept. 2021

Chapter 4: Community Character

Chapter 5: Housing

Chapter 6: Safety and Noise

Chapter 7: Environmental Management

Last Updated: May 2, 2022