CITY OF HEMET GENERAL PLAN 2030

CITY OF HEMET GENERAL PLAN 2030

CITY OF HEMET GENERAL PLAN 2030 P UBLIC R EVIEW D RAFT S EPTEMBER 2011 City of Hemet 445 East Florida Avenue Hemet, CA 92543 Contact: Deanna Elliano...

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CITY OF HEMET GENERAL PLAN 2030

P UBLIC R EVIEW D RAFT S EPTEMBER 2011

City of Hemet 445 East Florida Avenue Hemet, CA 92543 Contact: Deanna Elliano Community Development Director [email protected] (951) 765-2375

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Many people played a part in preparing this General Plan. The City wishes to give special acknowledgement to the contributions of individuals and organizations noted below:

C ITY C OUNCIL Jerry Franchville, Mayor Robert Youssef, Vice-Mayor James Foreman, Councilmember Linda Krupa, Councilmember Larry Smith, Councilmember

P LANNING C OMMISSION John Gifford, Chair Sharon Deuber, Vice-Chair David Rogers, Commissioner Chauncey Thompson, Commissioner Vince Overmyer, Commissioner

G ENERAL P LAN A DVISORY C OMMITTEE (GPAC) John Gifford, Chair: Planning Commission Linda Krupa, Vice-Chair: Hemet Heritage Foundation John Baranek: Green Coalition of San Jacinto Valley Warren Back: Eastern Municipal Water District Richard Beck: Hemet Unified School District Donald Berry: Traffic and Parking Commission Patty Drusky: Hemet-SJ Valley Chamber of Commerce Jeff Holbrook: Land Owner/Businessperson Dan Hollingsworth: Land Owner/Businessperson TamiAnn Parrott: Citizen-at-Large Darrel Scholes: Citizen-at-Large Larry Smith: Planning Commission Tom Wagoner: Lake Hemet Municipal Water District Jan Wright: Parks Commission C

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS G ENERAL P LAN T EAM City Staff Deanna Elliano, Community Development Director Nancy Gutierrez, Contract Planner Ron Running, Contract Planner Carole Kendrick, Assistant Planner Tim Darden, GIS Specialist Nancie Shaw, Administrative Assistant Former Team Members Richard Masyczek, Planning Director/Contract Planner Bernie Chase, Contract Planner Other City Departments Brian Nakamura, City Manager Eric Vail, City Attorney (Burke, Williams, and Sorenson) David Brown, Police Chief Kriss Cole, Public Safety Office Specialist Jorge Biagioni, City Engineer/Director of Engineering Kris Jensen, Deputy Director of Public Works - Operations Ron Proze, Water/Wastewater Superintendent Armando Torres, Water Quality/Conservation Specialist Former City Staff Wade Edge, Recycling and Refuse Manager Tony Margis, Captain – Operations, Police Department Matthew Shobert, Chief, Fire Department Mark Trabing, Housing Manager Consultants AECOM, in association with: True North Research, Inc. – Residential Survey Stanley R. Hoffman Associates - Fiscal Analysis Urban Crossroads, Inc. – Traffic Analysis Downtown Solutions – Downtown Analysis Applied Earthworks, Inc. – Cultural Resources Analysis Economics & Politics, Inc. – Economic Analysis Baxter Miller Landscape Architecture – Urban Design

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS P ERSONS

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O RGANIZATIONS C ONSULTED Off-Road Trails

Diamond Valley Arts Council ƒ

Robert Righetti

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Jeff Slepski

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Richard Leitz

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Guy Excell

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Lois Stipp

Photo Credits

Eastern Municipal Water District

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Jeff Slepski

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Behrooz Mortazavi

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Hemet Heritage Foundation

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Karl Reber

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Nancy Bradshaw

Riverside County Transportation and Land Management Agency

Green Coalition of San Jacinto Valley ƒ

Wiggs Mendoza

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Alex Owen

Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians

Hemet Art Association ƒ

Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District

Hemet Heritage Foundation ƒ

Rob Lindquist

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Robert Vieten

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Joan Walters

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Mary Whitney (Special Advisor)

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Tina Koonz

Jeff Leatherman

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Western Science Center John Petty

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Urban Land Institute Orange County/Inland Empire, Edge Development Initiative Council 2010

Hemet Unified School District Jesse Bridwell

Joseph Ontiveros

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Annie Childs

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Jerry Jolliffe

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Lake Hemet Municipal Water District ƒ

Steven Whitby

Metropolitan Water District ƒ

Lynda Goldberg

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David McElroy

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Jill Wicke

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................ 1-1 1.1 The Planning Area ............................................................................................................................. 1-2 1.2 A City in Transition ......................................................................................................................... 1-4 1.3 Purpose and Content of the General Plan.................................................................................... 1-7 1.4 Shaping the Plan .............................................................................................................................. 1-10 1.5 Hemet's Vision for the Future ...................................................................................................... 1-12 1.6 Key Themes in the Plan ................................................................................................................ 1-13 1.7 Administration of the General Plan ............................................................................................ 1-14

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LAND USE ......................................................................................................................................... 2-1 2.1 Scope and Context ............................................................................................................................ 2-1 2.1.1 Relationship to Other Elements in the General Plan ................................................. 2-2 2.2 Issues and Opportunities ................................................................................................................. 2-3 2.2.1 Maintaining and Enhancing the City’s Role in the Region ...................................... 2-3 2.2.2 Increasing Employment Opportunities ......................................................................... 2-4 2.2.3 Integrating Land Use with Regional Transportation Facilities.................................. 2-4 2.2.4 Retaining a Sense of Community ................................................................................... 2-5 2.2.5 Creating a Unique Identity for the City ........................................................................ 2-5 2.2.6 Enhancing and Revitalizing Existing Land Uses ........................................................ 2-6 2.2.7 Ensuring That New Development Is Compatible with Older Development ......... 2-6 2.2.8 Providing for a Balance of Housing Opportunities .................................................... 2-6 2.2.9 Changing Demographics for Mobile Home and Recreational Vehicle Parks ........ 2-7 2.2.10 Strategic Development of Western Hemet..................................................................... 2-7 2.3 Related Programs, Plans, and Regulations .................................................................................... 2-7 2.4 Land Use Concepts ......................................................................................................................... 2-10 2.4.1 Smart Growth Principles ................................................................................................. 2-10 2.4.2 Balancing Growth and Infrastructure........................................................................... 2-11 2.4.3 Jobs and Housing Balance .............................................................................................. 2-11 2.4.4 Compass Blueprint Growth Visioning Principles ...................................................... 2-12 2.4.5 Achieving a Healthy Community ................................................................................. 2-13 2.5 Land Use Map and Designations ................................................................................................. 2-14 2.5.1 Density and Intensity....................................................................................................... 2-14 2.5.2 Zoning and Land Use ...................................................................................................... 2-18 2.5.3 General Plan Development Capacity ............................................................................ 2-28 2.6 Mixed-Use Areas .............................................................................................................................. 2-28 2.6.1 Mixed Use Designation ................................................................................................... 2-28 2.6.2 Mixed Use Issues and Opportunities............................................................................ 2-28 2.6.3 Implementation of Mixed-Use Areas ............................................................................ 2-28 2.6.4 Florida Avenue Mixed-Use Area #1 .............................................................................. 2-30 2.6.5 West Hemet Mixed-Use Area #2.................................................................................... 2-31 C

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 2.6.6 Hemet Gateway Mixed-Use Area #3 ............................................................................. 2-32 2.6.7 Warren Avenue Mixed-Use Area #4 .............................................................................. 2-32 2.6.8 Diamond Valley Lake Mixed-Use Area #5 ................................................................. 2-33 2.6.9 Downtown Mixed-Use Area #6...................................................................................... 2-34 Specific Plan Areas .......................................................................................................................... 2-35 Land Use Districts ........................................................................................................................... 2-41 2.8.1 District Issues and Opportunities ................................................................................. 2-41 2.8.2 Hemet’s Districts .............................................................................................................. 2-42 Focused District Plans .................................................................................................................... 2-46 2.9.1 Greater Downtown District ............................................................................................ 2-47 2.9.2 West Florida Corridor District ...................................................................................... 2-53 2.9.3 Diamond Valley Lake District........................................................................................ 2-54 2.9.4 West Hemet District ........................................................................................................ 2-57 Hemet-Ryan Airport ....................................................................................................................... 2-66 Economic Development and Redevelopment............................................................................ 2-71 2.11.1 Economic Development Strategies ................................................................................ 2-72 2.11.2 Redevelopment .................................................................................................................. 2-75 2.11.3 Revitalizing Hemet’s Neighborhoods and Districts .................................................. 2-78 Sphere of Influence and Annexations ......................................................................................... 2-80 2.12.1 East Hemet Sphere of Influence and Planning Area ................................................. 2-81 2.12.2 West Hemet Sphere of Influence and Planning Area ................................................ 2-82 2.12.3 Considerations for Future Annexations....................................................................... 2-82

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COMMUNITY DESIGN .................................................................................................................. 3-1 3.1 Issues and Opportunities ................................................................................................................. 3-2 3.2 Related Programs, Plans, and Regulations .................................................................................... 3-2 3.3 City Image Enhancement - Creating a Sense of Place ................................................................ 3-3 3.4 Community Design Elements ......................................................................................................... 3-5 3.4.1 Gateways ............................................................................................................................... 3-5 3.4.2 Streetscapes and Scenic Corridors ................................................................................... 3-6 3.4.3 Green Streets ...................................................................................................................... 3-14 3.4.4 Community Signage ........................................................................................................ 3-16 3.4.5 Public Open Space ........................................................................................................... 3-16 3.5 Preserving Viewsheds and Hillsides .............................................................................................. 3-16 3.6 Site Design ........................................................................................................................................ 3-23 3.6.1 Signage ................................................................................................................................ 3-25 3.6.2 Walls and Fences............................................................................................................... 3-25 3.6.3 Landscaping ....................................................................................................................... 3-27 3.6.4 Creating Walkable Communities .................................................................................. 3-27 3.6.5 Mixed-Use Design ............................................................................................................. 3-28 3.6.6 Safescape - Defensible Space Design ............................................................................. 3-29 3.6.7 Design Guidelines ............................................................................................................ 3-30 3.7 Neighborhood Compatibility ....................................................................................................... 3-30 3.7.1 Preserving Rural Development Character.................................................................... 3-30 3.7.2 Compatible Infill Development .................................................................................... 3-31 3.7.3 Revitalizing and Preserving Neighborhoods ............................................................... 3-33 3.8 Downtown Design Elements ......................................................................................................... 3-33 3.8.1 Downtown Hemet District ............................................................................................. 3-33 3.8.2 Downtown Design Guidelines ....................................................................................... 3-34 3.8.3 Civic Center Master Plan ................................................................................................ 3-34 3.8.4 Transit-Oriented Development ...................................................................................... 3-35 C

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CIRCULATION................................................................................................................................. 4-1 4.1 Scope and Context ..................................................................................................................................... 4-1 4.2 Issues and Opportunities .......................................................................................................................... 4-3 4.2.1 Traditional Grid Roadway System .................................................................................. 4-3 4.2.2 Improved Access to the Regional Transportation System .......................................... 4-3 4.2.3 Roadway Connectivity Constraints ................................................................................ 4-4 4.2.4 Expansion of Alternative Transportation Options ...................................................... 4-5 4.2.5 Traffic Congestion Management Strategies ................................................................... 4-5 4.2.6 Cal-Trans Controlled State Highways ............................................................................ 4-5 4.2.7 Hemet-Ryan Airport Expansion ...................................................................................... 4-6 4.3 Related Programs, Plans, and Regulations .................................................................................... 4-6 4.4 Roadway Circulation ...................................................................................................................... 4-11 4.4.1 Measuring Traffic Flow ................................................................................................... 4-11 4.4.2 Improvements to Traffic Flow ....................................................................................... 4-13 4.4.3 Regional Road Circulation ............................................................................................. 4-15 4.4.4 Local Road Circulation ................................................................................................... 4-19 4.4.5 Circulation Master Plan .................................................................................................. 4-20 4.4.6 Roadway Classifications .................................................................................................. 4-22 4.4.7 Complete Streets ............................................................................................................... 4-26 4.5 Neighborhood Electric Vehicles ................................................................................................... 4-27 4.6 Public Transportation ..................................................................................................................... 4-31 4.6.1 Passenger Rail Service ...................................................................................................... 4-31 4.6.2 Bus and local transit Services ......................................................................................... 4-35 4.7 Bicycle and Pedestrian Circulation .............................................................................................. 4-35 4.7.1 Riverside County Non-Motorized Transportation Plan ........................................... 4-42 4.8 Freight and Goods Movement ...................................................................................................... 4-43 4.9 Air Transportation .......................................................................................................................... 4-44 4.10 Implementation Strategies ............................................................................................................. 4-45

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COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INFRASTRUCTURE .............................................................. 5-1 5.1 Issues and Opportunities ................................................................................................................. 5-2 5.2 Related Programs, Plans, and Regulations .................................................................................... 5-3 5.3 Community Infrastructure .............................................................................................................. 5-7 5.3.1 Water Supply: Providers, Sources, Quality, and Conservation .................................. 5-7 5.3.2 Wastewater Management: Collection and Treatment ................................................ 5-15 5.3.3 Stormwater Management ................................................................................................ 5-16 5.3.4 Natural Gas and Electricity ............................................................................................ 5-23 5.3.5 Telecommunications ........................................................................................................ 5-24 5.3.6 Solid Waste Management ................................................................................................ 5-24 5.4 Community Service Facilities........................................................................................................ 5-26 5.4.1 Educational Facilities ....................................................................................................... 5-26 5.4.2 Health Care Facilities....................................................................................................... 5-28 5.4.3 Library Services ................................................................................................................. 5-32 5.4.4 Community and Senior Centers .................................................................................. 5-33 5.4.5 Government and General Social Service Facilities ..................................................... 5-34

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PUBLIC SAFETY ............................................................................................................................... 6-1 6.1 Issues and Opportunities ................................................................................................................. 6-2 6.2 Related Programs, Plans, and Regulations .................................................................................... 6-2 6.3 Geologic Hazards............................................................................................................................... 6-4 6.3.1 Seismic Hazards .................................................................................................................. 6-5 6.3.2 Slope and Soil Stability Hazards ..................................................................................... 6-9 6.4 Flood Hazards .................................................................................................................................. 6-10 6.4.1 Flood Zones ....................................................................................................................... 6-10 6.4.2 Dam Inundation ............................................................................................................... 6-13 6.5 Transportation-Related Hazards ................................................................................................... 6-14 6.5.1 Ground Transportation ................................................................................................... 6-17 6.5.2 Air Transportation ........................................................................................................... 6-17 6.6 Hazardous Waste ............................................................................................................................. 6-18 6.6.1 Use and Storage of Hazardous Waste ........................................................................... 6-18 6.6.2 Transport of Hazardous Waste ...................................................................................... 6-19 6.7 Fire Prevention and Response ....................................................................................................... 6-19 6.7.1 Fire Hazards....................................................................................................................... 6-19 6.7.2 Fire Department Resources............................................................................................. 6-20 6.8 Crime Prevention and Law Enforcement ................................................................................... 6-27 6.8.1 Law Enforcement Considerations ................................................................................. 6-27 6.8.2 Police Department Resources ......................................................................................... 6-28 6.8.3 Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design .................................................. 6-30 6.8.4 Crime Free Rental-Housing Program ........................................................................... 6-30 6.9 Critical Facilities and Emergency Preparedness......................................................................... 6-31 6.9.1 Critical Facilities ............................................................................................................... 6-31 6.9.2 Emergency Preparedness ................................................................................................. 6-32 6.10 Noise .................................................................................................................................................. 6-33 6.10.1 Noise Characteristics and Measurement ...................................................................... 6-33 6.10.2 Current Noise Conditions .............................................................................................. 6-34 6.10.3 Noise Sources .................................................................................................................... 6-34 6.10.4 Noise and Land Use Compatibility .............................................................................. 6-39

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OPEN SPACE AND CONSERVATION ........................................................................................ 7-1 7.1 Scope and Context ............................................................................................................................ 7-1 7.1.1 Relationship to Other Elements in the General Plan ................................................. 7-3 7.2 Issues and Opportunities ................................................................................................................. 7-4 7.3 Related Programs, Plans, and Regulations .................................................................................... 7-5 7.3.1 Federal Regulations ............................................................................................................ 7-5 7.3.2 State Regulations ................................................................................................................ 7-6 7.3.3 Regional Plans and Organizations .................................................................................. 7-8 7.4 Open Space ....................................................................................................................................... 7-11 7.4.1 Open Space for the Preservation of Natural Resources ............................................ 7-11 7.4.2 Open Space for the Managed Production of Resources ........................................... 7-19 7.4.3 Open Space for Outdoor Recreation and Scenic Enjoyment .................................. 7-21 7.4.4 Open Space to Protect Public Health and Safety ....................................................... 7-21 7.5 Conservation .................................................................................................................................... 7-22 7.5.1 Management of Water Resources .................................................................................. 7-22 7.5.2 Conservation, Development, and Utilization of Energy Resources ....................... 7-24 7.5.3 Assessment, Protection and Improvement of Air Quality ....................................... 7-27 7.6 Sustainability in Hemet .................................................................................................................. 7-29 7.6.1 Smart Growth: Land Use and Community Design ................................................... 7-30 C

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 7.6.2 7.6.3 7.6.4 7.6.5 7.6.6 7.6.7

Transportation and Connectivity .................................................................................. 7-30 Water Conservation ......................................................................................................... 7-31 Energy, Air Quality, and Resource Conservation ...................................................... 7-31 Waste Reduction ............................................................................................................... 7-32 Economic Sustainability.................................................................................................. 7-32 Sustainable Development in West Hemet ................................................................... 7-33

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RECREATION AND TRAILS ......................................................................................................... 8-1 8.1 Issues and Opportunities ................................................................................................................. 8-2 8.2 Related Programs, Plans and Regulations ..................................................................................... 8-3 8.3 Parks and Recreation Facilities ....................................................................................................... 8-4 8.3.1 Public Parks by Classification .......................................................................................... 8-9 8.3.2 Simpson Park .................................................................................................................... 8-11 8.3.3 Diamond Valley Lake Recreation/Education Area .................................................... 8-11 8.3.4 Recreational Services ........................................................................................................ 8-14 8.3.5 Other Park and Recreation Facilities ............................................................................ 8-14 8.3.6 Parkland Needs and Service Areas ................................................................................. 8-15 8.4 Off-Road Trails ................................................................................................................................ 8-17 8.4.1 Off-Road Trails by Classification .................................................................................. 8-17 8.4.2 Off-Road Trail Design Standards .................................................................................. 8-20

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HISTORIC RESOURCES ................................................................................................................ 9-1 9.1 Issues and Opportunities ................................................................................................................. 9-2 9.2 Related Programs, Plans, and Regulations .................................................................................... 9-2 9.2.1 Local Resource Organizations.......................................................................................... 9-5 9.3 Prehistorical Overview and Resources ........................................................................................... 9-5 9.3.1 Paleontological Sites ........................................................................................................... 9-5 9.3.2 Archaeological Sites............................................................................................................ 9-6 9.4 Historical Overview And Resources............................................................................................... 9-6 9.4.1 Indigenous Residents ......................................................................................................... 9-6 9.4.2 Water, Agriculture, and the Railroad: The Start of the City ...................................... 9-9 9.4.3 Community Transition: From Agriculture to Retirement Community to Family Suburb ................................................................................................................... 9-12 9.4.4 Notable Historic Resources ............................................................................................ 9-13 9.4.5 Overview of Historic Architectural Styles in Hemet ................................................. 9-18

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ART AND CULTURE .................................................................................................................... 10-1 10.1 Issues and Opportunities ............................................................................................................... 10-1 10.2 Local Arts Organizations ............................................................................................................... 10-3 10.3 Art and Cultural Facilities and Venues ....................................................................................... 10-4 10.3.1 Museums and Information Centers .............................................................................. 10-4 10.3.2 Cultural Facilities ............................................................................................................. 10-9 10.3.3 Art and Culture in the Schools ................................................................................... 10-11 10.3.4 Art in Public Places ........................................................................................................ 10-12 10.4 Arts, Culture and the Economy.................................................................................................. 10-13 10.4.1 Art and Culture in Economic Development ............................................................ 10-13 10.4.2 Art and Culture in Downtown Hemet ....................................................................... 10-13

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HOUSING ........................................................................................................................................ 11-1 11.1 Scope and Context .......................................................................................................................... 11-1 11.2 State Law Requirements.................................................................................................................. 11-2 11.3 Public Involvement ......................................................................................................................... 11-2 11.4 General Plan Consistency .............................................................................................................. 11-4 11.5 Community Profile ......................................................................................................................... 11-5 11.6 Constraints ....................................................................................................................................... 11-5 11.6.1 Nongovernmental Constraints ...................................................................................... 11-6 11.6.2 Governmental Constraints ............................................................................................. 11-6 11.7 Housing Resources .......................................................................................................................... 11-7 11.7.1 Residential Land Inventory ............................................................................................ 11-7 11.7.2 Financial Resources ........................................................................................................ 11-20 11.7.3 Policy Resources.............................................................................................................. 11-23 11.8 Housing Plan .................................................................................................................................. 11-26 11.8.1 Evaluation of Achievements ......................................................................................... 11-26 11.8.3 Quantified Objectives .................................................................................................... 11-27

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IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAMS.............................................................................................. 12-1 12.1 Administration of the Implementation Programs .................................................................... 12-1 12.2 Primary Implementation Tools .................................................................................................... 12-2 12.3 Implementation Program Chart ................................................................................................... 12-3

Appendices A B C D E F

SUSTAINABILITY IN HEMET GENERAL PLAN POLICIES CITY OF HEMET HISTORIC RESOURCES HOUSING ELEMENT REFERENCE DATA CIRCULATION ELEMENT REFERENCE DATA ROADWAY NOISE CONTOURS ACHIEVING A HEALTHY COMMUNITY GENERAL PLAN POLICIES

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TABLE OF CONTENTS List of Tables

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Hemet General Plan Elements ...................................................................................................... 1-8

2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5

Land Use Density and Intensity .................................................................................................. 2-19 Relationship Between Hemet’s Zone Districts and the General Plan Land Use Designations.. 2-25 Development Capacity ................................................................................................................ 2-26 Specific Plans Approved in the Hemet Planning Area ............................................................... 2-36 Airport Land Use Compatibility Zones ...................................................................................... 2-68

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Desired Hillside Area Development Character ........................................................................... 3-18

4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5

Level of Service Definitions for Intersections ............................................................................ 4-12 Trip Reduction Strategies ........................................................................................................... 4-15 Roadway Classifications ............................................................................................................. 4-24 Descriptions of Bikeway Classifications .................................................................................... 4-39 WRCOG Non-Motorized Transportation Corridors in the Hemet Planning Area..................... 4-43

6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5

Fire Department Incidents by Type (July 2009–June 2010) ....................................................... 6-24 Police Department Incidents by Type January 2010—December 2010 ..................................... 6-29 Land Use Compatibility for Community Noise Environments................................................... 6-42 Land Use Compatibility Standards for Exterior and Interior Noise ........................................... 6-43 Noise Level Performance Standards for Nontransportation Noise Sources ............................... 6-43

8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5

Inventory of City Parks ................................................................................................................. 8-5 Inventory of Planning Area Parks ............................................................................................... 8-11 Golf Courses in the Hemet Area ................................................................................................. 8-15 Master Plan for Off-Road Trails in the Hemet Area ................................................................... 8-19 Suggested Standards for Trail Development .............................................................................. 8-20

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Housing and Specific Plan Projects Completed January 1, 2006 through May 31, 2011 ........... 11-9 Housing and Specific Plan Projects In Progress Anticipated Completion: June 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014 ............................................................................................................................ 11-11 Vacant Parcels for High Density Housing June 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014 ...................... 11-14 Residential Land Inventory by General Plan Land Use Designation and Income Category January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2014 .................................................................................... 11-17 Housing Units to Accommodate RHNA January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2014.................... 11-18 Quantified Objectives January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2014 ............................................... 11-27

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Regional Location ......................................................................................................................... 1-3 Planning Area ............................................................................................................................... 1-5

2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8

Land Use Map ............................................................................................................................. 2-15 Specific Plan map ....................................................................................................................... 2-37 Land Use Districts ...................................................................................................................... 2-39 Greater Downtown District Plan ................................................................................................. 2-47 West Hemet Plan ........................................................................................................................ 2-58 Hemet-Ryan Airport Land Use Compatibility Zone Map (1992) ............................................... 2-69 Redevelopment Project Areas ..................................................................................................... 2-76 Sphere of Influence and Planning Areas ..................................................................................... 2-83

3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7

Gateways and Major Landscaped Corridors ................................................................................. 3-7 Warren Road and Sanderson Avenue Sections ............................................................................. 3-9 Florida Avenue and Esplanade Avenue Sections ....................................................................... 3-10 State Street (North of Thornton) and State Street (South of Thornton) Sections ....................... 3-12 Stetson Avenue and Domenigoni Parkway Sections .................................................................. 3-13 SR 79 Section.............................................................................................................................. 3-15 Hillside Areas ............................................................................................................................. 3-19

4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7

Roadway Circulation Master Plan .............................................................................................. 4-17 Roadway Classification Cross-Sections ..................................................................................... 4-23 Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) Network ........................................................................ 4-29 Transit Service Features .............................................................................................................. 4-33 Bikeway Circulation Plan ........................................................................................................... 4-37 Bikeway Cross-Sections ............................................................................................................. 4-41 Hemet-Ryan Airport ................................................................................................................... 4-47

5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5

Water and Sewer Service Areas .................................................................................................... 5-9 Groundwater Management Zones ............................................................................................... 5-13 Recycled Water Lines/Brine Lines ............................................................................................. 5-17 Stormwater Drainage .................................................................................................................. 5-19 Schools ........................................................................................................................................ 5-29

6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8

Seismic Hazards ............................................................................................................................ 6-7 Natural Flood Hazards ................................................................................................................ 6-11 Dam Inundation Map .................................................................................................................. 6-15 Wildland Fire Hazard Severity Zones......................................................................................... 6-21 Fire Facilities Map ...................................................................................................................... 6-25 Existing Noise Contours ............................................................................................................. 6-35 2030 Noise Contours................................................................................................................... 6-37 Airport Noise Contours (Existing) .............................................................................................. 6-41

7.1 7.2

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Parks ............................................................................................................................................. 8-7 Diamond Valley Lake Recreation/Education Area ..................................................................... 8-12 Recreational Trails ...................................................................................................................... 8-21

9.1 9.2 9.3

Cultural Resource Sensitivity ....................................................................................................... 9-7 Lands of the Hemet Land Company and the Fairview Land and Water Company, 1902. ......... 9-11 Notable Local Historic Sites ....................................................................................................... 9-20

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Museums and Cultural Sites ....................................................................................................... 10-5

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