2022 Housing Element Update

Housing Element Advisory Committee

This page shows online agendas, minutes, supporting documents and video for meetings. The meetings are arranged by date, with the most recent at the top of the list. Housing Element Advisory Committee meetings will be conducted via teleconference using the Microsoft Zoom program in order to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

To participate in the Housing Element Advisory Committee meeting, the public are invited to observe and address the Committee telephonically or electronically. Instructions for public participation are below:

The Housing Element Advisory Committee realizes that not all County residents have the same ways to stay engaged, so several alternatives are offered. Please watch or listen to the Housing Element Advisory Committee meetings in one of the following ways:

  1. Listen on your cell phone - Via Zoom at 1-669-900-6833. Enter Meeting ID 861-6740-5395 once you have joined the meeting.
  2. Watch via the Internet - View the Live Stream Via Zoom, then enter Meeting ID 861-6740-5395.

You may submit public comment for any item that appears on the agenda or general public comment for any item or issue that does not appear on the agenda, as follows: Please provide your name and the agenda item on which you are commenting

  1. Via Email – send your comment to the following email address: [email protected] . Emails received will not be read aloud but will still become part of the public record.
  2. Online
    1. Click here for Zoom attendee link. Make sure the browser is up-to-date.
    2. Enter an email address and your name. Your name will be visible online while you are speaking.
    3. When the Chair calls for the item on which you wish to speak, click “raise hand”. Mute all other audio before speaking to avoid feedback.
    4. When called, please limit your remarks to three minutes. After the comment, your microphone will be muted.
  3. By Phone
    1. Call the Zoom phone number and enter the webinar ID: 1-669-900-6833 Enter Meeting ID 861 6740 5395
    2. When the Chair calls for the item on which you wish to speak, press *9 to raise a hand. **Please note that phone numbers in their entirety will be visible online while speakers are speaking**
    3. Please limit your remarks to three minutes. After the comment has been given, your phone will be muted.

All comments will be heard in the order received.

The above-identified measures exceed all legal requirements for participation and public comment, including those imposed by the Ralph M. Brown Act and AB 361. If you have any questions, contact us via telephone at (707) 253-4417 or send an email to [email protected].


  1. HOUSING ELEMENT
  2. HEAC MEETINGS
  3. HOUSING EVENTS

Draft Housing Element Updates

Providing Comments

The public comment period for the Draft Housing Element Update began on June 10, 2022, and has been extended to close on July 25, 2022. Please submit written comments on the Draft Housing Element Update in person, by first class mail or email to: 

Napa County Planning, Building and Environmental Services Department
1195 Third Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 210
Napa, CA 94559 
Attention: Trevor Hawkes, Project Planner

Telephone: (707) 253-4388 Fax: (707) 299-4320
Email: [email protected]

All comments must be received by the Planning, Building and Environmental Services Department no later than 4:00 p.m. on July 25, 2022. Comments provided by email should include "Draft Housing Element Update" in the subject line, and the name and physical address of the commenter in the body of the email.

Public Hearing

The Napa County Planning Commission will conduct a public meeting to discuss the contents of the Draft Housing Element Update and receive public and agency comments. The meeting time and location are as follows: 

July 6, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. 

Board of Supervisors’ Room
1195 Third Street, 3rd Floor
Napa, CA 94559 

The meeting space is accessible to persons with disabilities. Individuals needing special assistive devices or language translation will be accommodated to the County's best ability. For more information, please contact Trevor Hawkes (at the contact information above) at least 48 hours before the meeting.