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Citywide Design Guidelines Update

We're updating our Citywide Design Guidelines to reflect design review best practices.
Making design guidelines easier to use, more responsive to current neighborhood conditions and urban design trends, and reflective of design review best practices.
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Timeline

  • September 2008
    Phase 1 report published
  • February - May 2008
    Start of stakeholder outreach (continues through-out)
  • May 22, 2008
    Public meeting
  • January 2010
    1st draft available for public review
  • March 2011
    2nd draft published
  • October 2012
    Mayor’s recommendations sent to Council
  • February 13, 2013
    Council’s briefing at the Planning Land Use and Sustainability Committee
  • April 29, 2013
    Public hearing
    City Council directed DPD to make revisions and post final drafts for community review
  • November 2013
    Post revised guidelines
  • December 16, 2013
    City Council approval

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