The Planning Department manages the City's long range plans and develops ordinances and policies that implement these plans, and manages land development applications. Our mission is to shape the physical development of the City. We work closely with land developers and builders to ensure careful and thoughtful compliance with all City codes, policies and ordinances. In doing so, we help to establish safe and attractive residential neighborhoods and businesses.
In addition to replacing parking minimums with parking maximums of one space per unit in transit corridors, the city council went a step further by requiring unbundling, that is, requiring separate payment for parking from the housing.
There are so many more ways to access local culture as a tourist or an urban explorer than ever before.
A new mobility task force report looks to guide the city toward a more multimodal transportation system that addresses accessibility and congestion.
The city says the increased fees that many people are seeing reflect a more equitable billing system, but residents argue the charges are unfair.