This Civic Center Master Plan for 2022 is a long-range plan that will guide the growth and development of the City’s Civic Center area over the next 20 years. The City of Chino is conducting an online survey to know the thoughts of its residents. With this survey, they want to learn how to improve their city from its residents.
The Civic Center Master Plan is a plan that focuses on enhancing and extending the city’s traditional civic character by identifying new uses, amenities, and design standards that will create an improved quality of life for all Chino residents.
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City of Chino
The City of Chino is located in San Bernardino County in the Inland Empire region of Southern California and is home to over 80,000 residents.
The City has a long history of serving its community. The origins of the city date back to the 1880s when dairy farmers began to move into the area. Incorporated in 1910, the City of Chino’s agricultural roots remain today, with 15,500 acres devoted to dairy and beef cattle, citrus, and other crops. Today, Chino represents a diverse mix of commercial and industrial development, residential neighborhoods, retail centers, and business parks.
City of Chino: This Civic Center Master Plan
This Civic Center Master Plan (“Master Plan”) is a joint effort between the community, significant stakeholders, and administration to provide a strong vision, implementation plans, and financial plan for Chino through 2030.
A message from the Mayor of the City of Chino
Main Principles of The Master Plan
The Civic Center Master Plan will be by the following four principles:
- COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT – The plan will incorporate community values, aspirations, and priorities into the development of meaningful spaces that serve a variety of needs;
- SUSTAINABILITY – The plan will create economic, environmental, and social sustainability through energy efficiency, healthy living, open spaces, and connectivity;
- OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY – The plan will be based on cost-effective design solutions that support 21st Century technology and reduce the city’s ongoing operating costs;
- FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY – The plan will consider long-term impacts on the General Fund budget.
This Master Plan provides a vision for maintaining and improving the existing Civic Center area, including specific design guidelines for future development, infrastructure improvements, public spaces, park enhancements, and traffic circulation modifications.
The City Council has adopted the Civic Center Master Plan to address needed improvements such as:
- Revitalization of central commercial areas;
- Enhancement of institutional facilities;
- Utilization of vacant land;
- Provision of additional public open space;
- Creation of improved pedestrian linkages;
- Promotion of bicycle use;
- Preservation of historic resources;
- Preservation and enhancement of residential neighborhoods;
- Recognition and retention of existing agricultural services in the area.
To know more about the Civic Center Plan, visit:
Share your thoughts and tell them how they can improve the Civic Center area by taking their online survey: