Lead Authority: Community Development – Planning Division Supporting Measures: SB 375
- Facilitate development of high-density, mixed-use urban cores
- Create more opportunities for residents in the city to stay local and take shorter trips
- Limit sprawl and excess parking
- Ensure new developments do not negatively impact or price out existing residents
- Percent of new developments in high-density and mixed-use zoned areas1
- Percent increase in jobs/housing ratio within city2
- Percent increase in walkability index score3
- Number of parking spaces per unit in new developments1
- Amendment to Zoning Ordinance to allow a reduction in minimum parking requirements and allow for parking maximums in high-density zoned areas, create standards that will allow for flexible parking reductions.
- Establish an urban growth boundary for new developments and identify primary locations for infill development
- Create an impact fee for new projects outside of priority development areas to encourage development in locations with high accessibility to destinations such as jobs, retail, and other attractions.
- Implement measures focused on tenant protections for current residents, such as just-cause eviction ordinance and rent stabilization.
- Offer development incentives and streamlined permitting for designated high-density or mixed-use development
- Incentivize new businesses to locate near major residential areas
- Increase awareness of local businesses, facilities, and events to encourage more local activity with shorter trips for residents
- Transformative Climate Communities program
- Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program