Adopted 2023-31 Housing Element

The Adopted Housing Element with amendment recommendations pursuant to California Department of Housing and Community Development findings. 

Final 2023-2031 Housing Element

The Final 2023-2031 Housing Element revised to reflect November 28, 2023 Planning Commission hearing input. Planning Commission revisions are shown with yellow highlighting.

On June 7, 2023, the Draft Housing Element was sent to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) for review.  On September 5, 2023, HCD provided required revisions to the document necessary to comply with State Housing Element Law.  On November 28, 2023, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to review City Staff responses to HCD’s comments, receive public and commissioner comments and recommendations for the City Council to consider adopting the Final Housing Element. The City Council will review the Final Housing Element for anticipated submittal to HCD for certification in early 2024. 

Link to the November 28, 2023 Planning Commission agenda:

The HCD Review Draft of the 2023-2031 Mt. Shasta Housing Element is available now!

Following the public comment period that began April 5, 2023, on June 7, 2023, Planwest Partners, Inc. submitted the draft 2023-2031 Housing Element to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) on behalf of the City of Mt. Shasta.  HCD will review the draft Housing Element over the next 90 days for compliance with State housing law.  At the end of the 90 days, if revisions are needed for the draft Housing Element to comply with State law, HCD will issue a letter to the City.

Members of the public may read and download the HCD Review Draft of the 2023-2031 Housing Element at and

All written public comments received by the City between April 5th to May 22, 2023 are contained in Appendix E.  The City is continuing to accept and review comment letters received during the HCD 90-day review period and suggest any appropriate revisions to the draft Housing Element.  Written comments may be submitted via email or mail.  Send public comments via email to, and please include “Mt. Shasta Housing Element Update” in the email subject line.  Mail public comments to City of Mt. Shasta, 305 N. Mt. Shasta Boulevard, Mt. Shasta, California 96067, Attn.: Mt. Shasta Housing Element Update.

The May 17, 2023 Public Review Draft of the 2023-2031 Housing Element can be read and downloaded using the links below. It also available at