Guiding Documents


In addition to the Zoning and Development Code, Comprehensive Plan, Subarea Plans, and Redevelopment Plans (WRURA), there are other documents which are used to guide physical development and policy decisions in the community.
City Council adopted the Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy as an amendment to the city's Comprehensive Plan on June 9, 2008.

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Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy
The Architectural and Site Design Manual was overhauled and approved by City Council on July 16, 2012. This document provides architectural and site design requirements for new development throughout the city.  The ASDM was updated most recently in April 2017.
Architectural Manual
The Streetscape Design Manual adopted by City Council on March 28, 2011, through Ordinance 1481, establishes streetscape design requirements (such as sidewalks and street trees) for the public right-of-way adjacent to private property.
Streetscape Manual