Harbor Mixed Use Transit Corridor

Harbor Plan

You are invited to be part of creating a sustainable vision for the Harbor Boulevard corridor. The proposed Draft Harbor Mixed Use Corridor Specific Plan identifies opportunities for urban and transit-oriented mixed-use development and more affordable housing along key transit corridors such as Harbor Boulevard. 

Upcoming Meeting:  

City Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
City Council Chambers
5:45 p.m.
(Following Closed Session meeting)

Prior Meetings:

City Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
City Council Chambers
5:45 p.m.
(Following Closed Session meeting)

City Council Public Hearing
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
City Council Chambers
5:45 p.m.
(Following Closed Session meeting)

Draft Harbor Mixed Use Corridor Plan (September 2014)
PowerPoint Presentation

The Draft EIR and Draft Specific Plan are also available for public review during regular business hours at the following locations:

City of Santa Ana, Planning Counter
20 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92702

City of Santa Ana Public Library
26 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

The Draft Harbor Mixed Use Corridor Plan is intended to promote a vision where:

Harbor is a place for people. Life is abundant and flourishing everywhere within the corridor. Families, couples, and individuals live here. People work at service and professional businesses along the corridor. Many residents and visitors stop Harbor Renderingalong Harbor Boulevard to shop for items they need and want, eat at great restaurants, learn and enrich themselves in new cultural spaces, worship in religious buildings, and relax and exercise in new open spaces.

Harbor connects people to


The boulevard is redesigned into a street where people find it safe and enjoyable to walk, ride their bike, take a bus, or drive their car. New rapid bus and streetcar service connects people with local and regional job centers, downtown Santa Ana, and other shopping and recreation destinations.Harbor Rendering2

Guiding Principles:

1. Expanded development opportunities that respond to transit investments.

2. A variety of safe and efficient travel choices.

3. Economic vitality and new opportunities for businesses and residents.

4. Create a sense of place.

5. Community health and wellness.

Together, new designs, spaces, and improvements make the Harbor Corridor a healthier, more successful, and more livable place.

Prepared by

Compass Blueprint Program - This is a project for the City of Santa Ana with funding provided by the Southern California Association of Governments' (SCAG) Compass Blueprint Program. Compass Blueprint assists Southern California cities and other organizations in evaluating planning options and stimulating development consistent with the region's goals. Compass Blueprint tools support visioning efforts, infill analyses, economic and policy analyses, and marketing and communication programs.