Welcome to OPR

The Office of Planning and Research (OPR), created by statute in 1970, is part of the Office of the Governor. OPR serves the Governor and his Cabinet as staff for long-range planning and research, and constitutes the comprehensive state planning agency.

Announcements

California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine Meeting  08-17-2016
Meeting Announcement, August 27, 2016



California Advisory Handbook for Community and Military Compatibility Planning (Draft) open for Public Comment  08-12-2016
The Governorís Office of Planning and Research has been engaged in an extensive update to the California Advisory Handbook for Community and Military Compatibility Planning, informed by extensive outreach, engagement, and collaboration with state agencies, the Department of Defense, and community stakeholders.

A public draft of the update to the California Advisory Handbook for Community and Military Compatibility Planning is available here.

This comprehensive update seeks to create a suite of tools to guide for city and county planners, property owners, developers, and military personnel on how best to engage and collaborate on proactive planning efforts, to encourage land use compatibility, and to reduce encroachment on military installations and operating areas. The Advisory Handbook, presented here, is presented on a user-friendly, interactive PDF format which allows users to use the online format or download as a PDF.

We welcome any comments, questions, or other feedback you may have on this draft. The public comment period will last 30 days, and end at 5PM on September 16th. Please send any comments to kyle.smith@opr.ca.gov.



The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment  07-15-2016
Climate change is a significant threat to the health of the American people. This scientific assessment examines how climate change is already affecting human health and the changes that may occur in the future. Click here to visit their website.



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