General Plan Environmental Documents

General Plan Update Environmental Documents

The City of Santa Ana has prepared a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) that evaluates potential environmental effects associated with the proposed Santa Ana General Plan Update. Pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21083 and CEQA Guidelines Section 15087, the Draft General Plan Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) was made available for a 45-day public review period from Monday, August 3, 2020, through Wednesday, September 16, 2020, and then extended an additional twenty (20) days to October 6, 2020. The Recirculated Draft PEIR will be available for a 45-day public review from Friday, August 6, 2021, through Monday, September 20, 2021. Comments may be sent via email to, or via US mail to: Melanie McCann, Principal Planner, City of Santa Ana, Planning Division, PO BOX 1988 (M-20), Santa Ana, CA 92702.

Select from the links below to find information on the General Plan Update Environmental Documents.

Recirculated Draft Program Environmental Impact Report - August 2021

     Notice of Availability (NOA) 

     Notice of Availability (NOA) - Spanish

     Table of  Contents

     Volume I - Recirculated GPU Draft PEIR

          Table of Contents - Volume I

          Chapter 1 - Executive Summary

          Chapter 2 - Introduction

          Chapter 3 - Project Description

          Chapter 4 - Environmental Setting

          Chapter 5.2 - Air Quality

          Chapter 5.8 - Hazards and Hazardous Materials

          Chapter 5.15 - Recreation

          Chapter 6 - Significant Unavoidable Adverse Impacts

          Chapter 7 - Alternatives

          Chapter 12 - Bibliography 

     Volume II - Appendices A-D  & Jb     

          Table of Contents - Volume II

          Appendix A-a -  NOP, NOP Comment Letters, and Scoping Meeting Sign-in Sheet and Comments

          Appendix A-b - EJ Background Analysis

          Appendix B-a - Proposed General Plan Update Policies

          Appendix B-b - Santa Ana Buildout Methodology

          Appendix C - Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Modeling

          Appendix D - Biological and Natural Resource Inventory and Assessment

          Appendix J-b - Service Provider Questionnaire Responses

     Volume III - Appendix K

          Table of Contents - Volume III

          Appendix K - Transportation Impact Study

Final Program Environmental Impact Report (FPEIR) - October 2020

     FPEIR - Volume I Response to Comments

     FPEIR - Volume II Appendices

     Revised: Figure LU-4 and Table LU-3

     Clarifications to Draft Santa Ana General Plan Update

Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (DPEIR) - August 2020

     DPEIR - Volume I

     DPEIR - Volume II Appendices A-J

     DPEIR - Volume III Appendices K-L

     DPEIR - Complete Document

     Notice of Availability

     Notice of Preparation