GENERAL PLANGeneral Plan Vision

In 2015, the City of Yucaipa will adopt an updated General Plan that will preserve and enhance the qualities that draw present residents and future generations to Yucaipa. The Yucaipa City Council has laid the foundation for Yucaipa’s future by adopting the following vision for the General Plan:

Yucaipa is the jewel of the Inland Empire. Framed by the San Bernardino Mountains, Yucaipa’s natural environment, with its cleaner air and unique topography, distinguishes its exceptional quality of life. Yucaipa offers an attractive, peaceful, and safe community for all residents, and it is thoughtfully planned, balancing the needs of residents, the environment, and the business community.  Quality public facilities, schools, community services, and other amenities draw residents and visitors of all ages to live, work, play, and retire in Yucaipa.

Cornerstones of the community include:

  • Small-town rural character with strong neighborhood identities
  • Scenic vistas, wild lands, ravines, and hillsides
  • Quality businesses that bring quality jobs and retail opportunities
  • Educational opportunities that prepare the community for the future
  • Health, safety, and well-being of our residents
  • Excellent infrastructure, community services, and public facilities
  • Vibrant Historic District and unique local, artistic, and cultural events
  • Parks, trails, open space, and recreational opportunities for all ages
  • Spirit of community service, pride, and mutual respect
  • Fiscally responsible and responsive governance