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Building Division Notices
Updates for contractors regarding changes to building code regulations, new or updated forms, scheduling changes, etc.
Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Receive updates relating to business affected by COVID-19.
Cannabis-Related Policy Issues
Notifications of cannabis-related policy or regulation changes.
City Information and Updates
Committee and Commission Vacancies
Be notified about new vacancies on Arcata's volunteer committees and commissions. Thank you for your interest in serving your community!
Land Use Public Hearing Notices & Environmental Determinations
Notifications of public hearings related to land use and environmental determinations under CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) and NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act).
Long-Range Planning & Community Visioning
Notifications of updates related to the General Plan, Specific Area Plan, Infill Plan, and other long-range plans.
Notifications related to public hearings and available documents concerning Mobilehomes.
Sea Level Rise Notifications
Notifications related to sea level rise.
Information about how Arcata is working through these difficult times.
Building - Construction Projects
Construction, renovation, repair or reconfiguration of City-owned buildings where the contractor would be required to hold a Type B General Contractors License.
Engineering - Construction Projects
Construction, renovation, repair or reconfiguration of City-owned facilities in the public right-of-way such as streets, sidewalks and underground utilities where the contractor would be required to hold a Type A General Contractors License.
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Requests for Qualifications
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Surplus City Property
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News about the City of Arcata.
City Office Closures
Find out when City of Arcata offices will be closed.
Find out what's going on in Arcata.
Construction and Major Development Projects
Current City road work and construction projects around Arcata. Also current Arcata development projects in permitting and planning stages with the City.
Environmental Services News, Events and Programs
Volunteer Work Days
Work to maintain and enhance Arcata's open spaces. Everyone is invited to participate.
Information on water and electricity conservation, money saving programs for homeowners, alerts on sewer or water system upgrades, etc.
Arcata Downtown & Other Community Events
Public events in the heart of and around Arcata.
Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center Events
Public events at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 South G Street.
Arcata activities during May, Bike Month.
Public meetings of the Arcata City Council.
City-related public events and community meetings in Arcata.
Economic Development Committee
This committee advises the Council and staff on manufacturing, retail, tourism, business expansion and revitalization, business loans and agriculture.
This committee advises the Council about energy efficiency and conservation and conversion to greener energy sources within the community.
Forest Management Committee
This committee advises the Council about implementing the Arcata Community Forest/Jacoby Creek Forest Management Plan, and forestry issues on City-owned forestland.
Historic Landmarks Committee
The Historic Landmarks Committee advises the Council and staff on preserving Arcata’s heritage of older buildings.
City offices are closed on these days. Essential and emergency services are still available.
Oversight Board of the Successor Agency
This agency's role is to wind down the affairs of the City's former Redevelopment Agency, as all redevelopment agencies were dissolved Statewide by Governor Brown in 2012.
Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation Committee
This committee advises the Council on acquisition, development and improvement of parklands, recreation areas and regional trails.
Public meetings of the Arcata Planning Commission. Commissioners make decisions on most planning and physical development permits in Arcata.
Plaza Improvement Task Force
The 2018/2019 Plaza Improvement Task Force has been created to identify, prioritize and make recommendations to the City Council on projects and programs that would improve the downtown Plaza neighborhood.
Public Safety Committee
The Public Safety Committee's primary focus is to provide a public forum for the City of Arcata, the Arcata Police Department and community members to share their public safety concerns and identify potential solutions.
Public Safety Task Force
Regular meetings of the Arcata Public Safety Task Force. All meetings are open to the public. The Task Force is scheduled to sunset on December 6, 2017.
Transaction & Use Tax Oversight Committee
This committee makes recommendations to the Council on how Measure G tax revenue is spent to maintain city roads and run the Arcata Police Department.
Transportation Safety Committee
This committee advises the Council on transportation matters. Committee members are interested in pedestrian, bicycle, skate boarding and public transit issues.
Volunteer Work Days
Join the Environmental Services Department and community partners as they improve and maintain Arcata's open spaces.
Wetlands & Creeks Committee
This committee advises the Council on creek, tideland, and wetland resources policy-making; vegetation, recreation, wildlife and fisheries management; and restoration and enhancement projects in City wetlands and creeks.
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