San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Awards

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Three years ago, the eight regional planning agencies in the San Joaquin Valley came together in an unprecedented effort to develop a coordinated valley vision, the San Joaquin Valley Blueprint.


This award program is an effort to recognize plans, policies, and projects from throughout the San Joaquin Valley that are Blueprint friendly.


Awards Announcement in PDF


Award of Achevement
Community Plan – Unincorporated Community
Merced County – Hilmar Community PlanAward of Achievement
Master Planned Community
Harlan Ranch “A Clovis Community”Award of Achievement
Community Plan – Small Jurisdiction
City of Porterville General Plan


Award of Achievement
Community Plans – Unincorporated Community
Kings County General Plan – 4 Community Plans


Awards of Merit
General Plan – Small Jurisdiction
City of Tracy General Plan


Award of Merit
Master Planned Community
Copper River Ranch


Award of Merit
Sustainable Development Policies
Kings County General Plan – Land Use & Resource Conservation Elements


Honorable Mention


  • City of Bakersfield Mill Creek
  • City of Tracy Growth Management Ordinance and Guidelines
  • City of Madera: Vision Madera 2025
  • City of Shafter: OSIP (Oakland Shafter Inland Port)

Photos of SJV Blueprint award winners

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