A Bibliographic essay on the urban general plan, by Holway R. Jones. IN: The Urban general plan, by T.J. Kent, pp.187-210. A literature review of the development of the general plan idea. Good source for historical materials. U.S. focus.
General plans: how to, what not, when and why. Nuts & Bolts Conference presented by American Planning Association, Orange County Section.v[Santa Ana, CA]: The Section,  The "hows" and "whys" of creating a general plan. Material presented at an APA-sponsored seminar.
Plan graphics, by David A. Davis, Theodore D. Walker. 5th ed. NY: Wiley, 2000. A compilation of graphic techniques for both large- and small-scale plans.
The Urban general plan, by Thomas J. Kent. San Francisco: Chandler Publishing Co., 1964. Classic text by founder of DCRP and Berkeley planner-city councilman. With a bibliographic essay on the urban general plan by Holway R. Jones.
State of California, Office of Planning and Research. Sacramento: The Office. 1973--. Officially interprets and explains the requirements of California planning law. Covers the 7 required elements and the process of preparation and implementation of the general plan.
Planning, zoning, and development laws, Sacramento: California Office of Planning and Research, 1980--. Approx. biennial. Current California statutory planning law compiled as technical assistance for local planning agencies. Includes Subdivision Map Act and miscellaneous planning-related laws.