We are evaluating areas within your neighborhoods to determine where to suggest adding to existing pedestrian retail areas (pedestrian zones). We will map these areas and apply rules to protect and promote pedestrian retail. Pedestrian retail areas are important because they serve the neighborhood residents' daily needs. They play a key role in creating safe neighborhoods where you would want to live, work, and shop.
A pedestrian retail area:
Pedestrian zone rules only affect development on private property. They do not affect or require changes to:
Our goal is to encourage people to park their car conveniently and walk from business to business if they choose to drive to a pedestrian retail area.
By adding a pedestrian retail area designation to a neighborhood commercial (NC) zone we aim to:
We will designate some of the properties we evaluate as pedestrian zones to protect and encourage pedestrian retail areas.