The General Plan is a comprehensive, long-term plan for the physical development of the community. It represents the city's determination of the amount, type, and timing of development needed to achieve the city's social, economic, and environmental goals.
On July 27, 2016 the City Council adopted the Morgan Hill 2035 General Plan, a comprehensive update of the City's General Plan, which was last comprehensively updated on July 25, 2001.
(2015-2023) The Housing Element of the General Plan is a comprehensive statement by the City of Morgan Hill of its current and future housing needs and proposed actions to facilitate the provision of housing to meet those needs at all income levels.
On February 18, 2015 the City Council approved the Negative Declaration and Housing Element Update. The Housing Element Update was certified by the State Housing and Community Development Department in April 2015.