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DIVISION 12.7. COUNTY AND REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONS [132000 - 132661]

  ( Heading of Division 12.7 renumbered from Division 12.5 (as added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1576) by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 162. )

CHAPTER 3. Transportation Consolidation For San Diego [132350 - 132372.4]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 743, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 6.3. Adoption and Revision of a Regional Aviation Strategic Plan and Airport Multimodal Accessibility Plan [132357 - 132359]
  ( Article 6.3 added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 287, Sec. 3. )

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On or before June 30, 2008, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority and the consolidated agency shall enter into an agreement for the coordination of responsibilities for the adoption of, and updates to, the regional aviation strategic plan and the airport multimodal accessibility plan for San Diego County pursuant to this article. The agreement shall include provisions for coordination and timing of the preparation and maintenance of the plans. The agreement shall also provide for coordination of efforts to obtain funding from outside sources and equitable allocation of funding responsibilities for the airport multimodal accessibility plan.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 287, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2008.)

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(a) The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority shall prepare a regional aviation strategic plan with the objective of identifying workable strategies to improve the performance of the San Diego County regional airport system.

(b) The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority shall seek review and comment from the consolidated agency regarding the scope and content of the regional aviation strategic plan and any updates to the plan.

(c) The elements of the regional aviation strategic plan shall include the following:

(1) A forecast of air passenger and air cargo demand in San Diego County.

(2) Identification of the existing capacity of the airports in the county for commercial and general aviation.

(3) Identification of the strategies and facilities required to accommodate additional demand both as it relates to the air transportation system and the ground access system.

(4) A financial strategy that estimates, over the life of the plan, the amount of funding that can be expected and the likely sources for the funding. The financial strategy shall include a program of investments supported by the expected revenues and estimated schedule of their implementation.

(5) Other elements that further the development of the regional aviation strategic plan.

(d) The regional aviation strategic plan shall incorporate the master plans and airport land use compatibility plans for the airports in San Diego County.

(e) During the preparation of the regional aviation strategic plan, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority shall take into consideration the interregional aviation plans from the regions bordering San Diego County.

(f) During the preparation of the regional aviation strategic plan, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority shall consult with all of the following:

(1) Civilian and military airport operators in San Diego County.

(2) Appropriate state and federal agencies.

(3) Airport operators in regions adjacent to San Diego County.

(4) The cities in San Diego County.

(5) San Diego County.

(6) The consolidated agency.

(7) The public pursuant to subdivision (g).

(g) The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, in consultation with the consolidated agency, shall undertake and complete a public participation process to aid in the preparation of the regional aviation strategic plan. The public participation process shall employ a procedure that includes a method of addressing and responding to recommendations made by the public.

(h) A draft of the regional aviation strategic plan and its recommendations shall be circulated for review and comment to the consolidated agency, to the civilian and military airport operators in the county, to cities within San Diego County in which an airport is located, and to San Diego County.

(i) The first regional aviation strategic plan shall be adopted by June 30, 2011.

(j) Upon adoption of the regional aviation strategic plan, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority shall submit the plan to the consolidated agency.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 287, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2008.)

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(a) The consolidated agency shall prepare and adopt a multimodal surface transportation accessibility plan for airports in San Diego County (airport multimodal accessibility plan) by December 31, 2013. The airport multimodal accessibility plan should be updated as necessary for the consolidated agency to comply with Section 132360.2.

(b) The airport multimodal accessibility plan shall be prepared in consultation with the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, San Diego County, the cities within San Diego County, the transit operators within San Diego County, the Department of Transportation, the civilian and military airport operators within San Diego County, and airport operators in regions adjacent to San Diego County.

(c) The consolidated agency, in consultation with the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, shall undertake and complete a public participation process to aid in the preparation of the airport multimodal accessibility plan. The public participation process shall employ a procedure that includes a method of addressing and responding to recommendations made by the public.

(d) The elements of the airport multimodal accessibility plan shall include the following:

(1) The identification of multimodal transportation investments that will improve surface transportation access to the airports in San Diego County and to other counties, if appropriate. The investments may include improvements that increase capacity through the construction of new facilities, or modification to existing facilities, and investments in operational improvements that enhance the carrying capacity of existing facilities.

(2) A program of investments and the anticipated schedule for the development of the projects that comprise the program.

(3) A financial element that estimates for the period of the plan the amount of funding that can be expected, the likely revenue sources from which the funding will be derived, and the program of investments supported by the expected revenue. The financial element shall also contain recommendations for allocation of funds. The financial element may recommend the development of specified new sources of revenue, consistent with the policy element and action.

(4) Other elements that further the development of the airport multimodal accessibility plan.

(e) In preparing the airport multimodal accessibility plan, the consolidated agency shall consider the following:

(1) The regional aviation strategic plan prepared by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.

(2) The airport master plans of the civilian and military airport operators in the county.

(3) The general plans and their circulation element of the cities within San Diego County and San Diego County.

(4) The transit plans of the transit operators in San Diego County.

(5) The highway system improvement plans and programs of the Department of Transportation.

(6) The intercity passenger rail plans of the California High-Speed Rail Authority.

(7) The interregional aviation and rail plans from the regions bordering San Diego County.

(8) Other pertinent plans.

(f) Not less than six months prior to the adoption of the airport multimodal accessibility plan, the consolidated agency shall circulate for review and comment the draft plan and its proposed recommendations to the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, the operators of the remaining civilian and military airports in San Diego County, the cities within San Diego County in which an airport is located, San Diego County, the Department of Transportation, representatives of the tenants of the airports, and other interested parties.

(g) Following adoption of the first airport multimodal accessibility plan, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority shall submit updated airport land use compatibility plans to the consolidated agency for review prior to adoption of the revised airport land use compatibility plan by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. The board of directors of the consolidated agency shall review proposed airport land use compatibility plans and updates to the plans submitted by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority and make a determination as to their compatibility with the airport multimodal accessibility plan. In the event the consolidated agency finds that the plans are incompatible with the airport multimodal accessibility plan, the consolidated agency shall return the plan to the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority with its findings. The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority shall make any necessary modifications to achieve compatibility and resubmit the plan to the consolidated agency for another compatibility review.

(h) The regional aviation strategic plan shall be reviewed not less than every five years and shall be updated, as necessary, to comply with Section 132360.2.

(i) The airport multimodal accessibility plan shall not limit the authority granted to the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority in subdivision (a) of Section 170048.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 287, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2008.)

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