General Plan

The award-winning City of Orange 2010 General Plan establishes a long-term vision for growth and change in the community through the year 2030. View the Orange General Plan Vision Statement (PDF)

Issues Addressed by the General Plan


The General Plan addresses a full spectrum of quality of life issues and City services in Orange, which include:
  • Circulation and Mobility
  • Cultural Resources and Historic Preservation
  • Economic Development
  • Growth Management
  • Housing
  • Infrastructure
  • Land Use
  • Natural Resources
  • Noise
  • Public Safety
  • Urban Design

Pursuing the Vision of Growth


The General Plan establishes a road map for pursuit of the vision through a series of goals and policies that are used by City departments and decision makers in the review of development projects, identification of capital improvement projects, allocation of City resources, and more.

For More Information


For more information on our important city guidance document, visit our General Plan page. The General Plan is also available at the City Hall Planning Counter and City libraries.