The 2030 General Plan (General Plan) and the Central City Parking Master Plan acknowledge the challenge of providing adequate off-street parking to meet the needs of businesses and residents, while also balancing the need for economic development which can be constrained by onerous or inflexible parking requirements.
The Zoning Code Parking Update is a key initiative of the Planning and Development Code which is a comprehensive update of the Zoning Code and other site planning regulations.
Key objectives of the Zoning Code Parking Update include:
The Zoning Code’s parking requirements for new land uses have been modernized and address the challenges to redeveloping our existing urban and traditional neighborhoods. This effort provides effective tools to reduce parking impacts to neighborhoods while encouraging economic development.
Frequently Asked Questions (August 8, 2012)
October 30, 2012 - City Council Adoption of Ordinance
Outreach and Contact Information
Public outreach will be conducted throughout the process. If you have any questions, or would like city staff to meet with your organization, please contact:
Greg Sandlund, Associate Planner