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Project: Sonoma County Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Implementation Program (GRIP)

Description: In partnership cities and non-profits, a county wide Climate Action Plan is proposed to locally implement the region's SB 375 SCS. Effort includes: 1) policies and programs that institutionalize a collaborative vision for quantifiable GHG reduction; 2) model implementation code and best practices for update of general plans, zoning and building codes, and municipal operations; 3) A local adoption process and mechanism to track progress toward achievement of desired outcomes.

Reference Number: 34803012583

Implemented By: Sonoma County Permit and Resource Management Dept (PRMD)

Objective: There is a need to promote sustainable planning at the regional and local levels. The purpose of this grant program is to meet the goals of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 and to encourage land use planning for sustainability and community revitalization associated with the implementation of Senate Bill 375. Objectives of the Sustainable Planning Grant and Incentives Program include a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, protection of open spaces and agricultural lands, increased water and energy conservation and efficiency, the promotion of a prosperous economy and safe, healthy and walkable communities.

Type: Technical Assistance

Total Cost: $999,964.64

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2016    Actual Completion: 6/30/2016

Associated Counties: Sonoma

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 84, SGC Sustainable Communities Planning Grants - DOC3/8/2013$999,964.64

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Technical AssistanceOther  


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