Get Involved!

The General Plan update provides a unique opportunity for community members to get involved in the planning process to share lived experience and knowledge of the City and offer input and direction to help shape Thousand Oaks’s future. Over the next two years multiple meetings, workshops, forums, and surveys will take place at key points in the Plan update. Let your voice be heard!

Take the first community survey

TO2045 will be guided by Thousand Oaks residents and we invite you to participate at every step of the process to ensure your voice and vision for our community are heard.

Please take a few minutes to take the first community survey

Thank you for participating!

upcoming Events

Stay tuned for more events and updates.

General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting #3
Thursday, November 14th | 6:00 pm City Hall | Oak and Park Room 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

City Council Study Session
Tuesday, November 19th | 6:00 pm City Hall | Scherr Forum 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362



Pop-up workshops are held at popular events, utilizing similar materials to those from Community Workshops, and provide an opportunity for even more residents to engage in the General Plan Update. Feedback collected will shape the vision and guiding principles for the General Plan Update.


Thousand Oaks 2045 hosted the following pop-up workshops to identify what makes Thousand Oaks unique and develop a shared vision for the General Plan Update.

The Oaks Farmers’ Market
Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 12:00 pm
The Oaks Shopping Center | East End Parking Lot

Tarantula Hill Brewing Co.
Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 1:00 pm
244 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Conejo Valley Pride Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Held at Civic Arts Plaza
2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd

Civic Arts Plaza 25th Anniversary
Sunday, October 13, 2019 | 1:00 pm 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd

Rotary Street Fair
Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 9:00 am
Held on Moorpark Road (between Hillcrest and Wilbur)


Community forums will provide an opportunity to dive deeper into key topics and share insights on the latest land use, circulation, development challenges, and market trends affecting Thousand Oaks and the region.

Community Forum #1 | October 2, 2019

The first community forum focused on developing a vision for a happy livable city. Charles Montgomery, award-winning author and leader in city planning, provided a presentation on his book, Happy City, and led a discussion for the General Plan Update. Insights from this forum will shape the vision and guiding principles for the General Plan Update.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Civic Arts Plaza | Janet & Ray Scherr Forum Theatre



At four times during the process, the team will hold citywide public workshops to discuss the vision and overall direction of the General Plan. The public workshops will provide opportunities for residents and stakeholders to come together and provide feedback.

Public Workshop #1 | September 12, 2019

TOaks2045 Public Workshop #1

The first citywide workshop was held at Los Robles Greens Golf Course (Sunset Ballroom) and included interactive activities, an overview and background presentation, and small group discussions. Feedback from this workshop will shape the vision and guiding principles for the General Plan Update.

General Plan Advisory Committee

A diverse twenty-four member advisory committee has been formed comprised of residents, business owners, educators, students, and other members of the Thousand Oaks community who will meet and collaborate to provide insight throughout the City’s General Plan update process. These meetings are open to the public to observe.

Meeting #2 | September 25, 2019

The General Plan Advisory Committee met for the second time on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at 6:00 pm in the Thousand Oaks Grant B. Brimhall Library (E. Smith Community Room). The meeting started with a presentation on Planning and the General Plan Update and was followed by a Q&A session and public comment.

meeting #1 | August 28, 2019

On August 28th the General Plan Advisory Committee’s orientation took place. This included an overview presentation of the General Plan update process, roles and responsibilities of the committee, and discussion of the issues and opportunities for the future.


Meetings with community members

In addition to larger city-wide events, the team will sit down with smaller targeted groups and individuals of the Thousand Oaks community to hear feedback on specific topics. These meetings will be conducted over the course of the Plan update.

focus group meetings

Discussions with targeted groups to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and issues will take place over the course of the project. Summary notes are posted below, and will be added as additional meetings occur.

Stakeholder Interviews

Interviews with targeted stakeholders were held in June 2019 to identify assets and opportunities for the General Plan update.