Amendments 12-14: STAR, Height in Town Center, Residential Pilot

Amendment 12: STAR Communities Framework

WHAT: The City is proposing a Comprehensive Plan amendment to establish a goal of regularly assessing the City's policies and programs against the best practices established in a leading international analytic framework on sustainability; to assess the effects of proposed city programs on sustainability; and to identify desired programs or policies supporting sustainability.

WHY: This Comprehensive Plan amendment would create clear city goals for improving the sustainability of city programs and policies.


Amendment 13: Town Center Height and Public Amenities

The Planning Commission has recommended no amendments related to this docket item.


Amendment 14: Flexible Residential Development Pilot

WHAT: The City is proposing a Comprehensive Plan amendment to support a pilot program enabling flexible residential development regulations and entitlement processes to create incentives for subdivisions that incorporate public amenities (vegetated open space, accessible homes and sustainable development).

WHY: This Comprehensive Plan amendment would enable the City to develop regulations for a pilot program allowing flexible residential development.

Amendment 12: STAR Communities Framework

WHAT: The City is proposing a Comprehensive Plan amendment to establish a goal of regularly assessing the City's policies and programs against the best practices established in a leading international analytic framework on sustainability; to assess the effects of proposed city programs on sustainability; and to identify desired programs or policies supporting sustainability.

WHY: This Comprehensive Plan amendment would create clear city goals for improving the sustainability of city programs and policies.


Amendment 13: Town Center Height and Public Amenities

The Planning Commission has recommended no amendments related to this docket item.


Amendment 14: Flexible Residential Development Pilot

WHAT: The City is proposing a Comprehensive Plan amendment to support a pilot program enabling flexible residential development regulations and entitlement processes to create incentives for subdivisions that incorporate public amenities (vegetated open space, accessible homes and sustainable development).

WHY: This Comprehensive Plan amendment would enable the City to develop regulations for a pilot program allowing flexible residential development.


Commenting Closed: The 2018 Comprehensive Plan Amendments were approved by City Council on November 20, 2018