On Wednesday, July 17 from 6-8pm at the
In January of this year, the City of Redmond Community Development Department began planning for the southwest portion of the city, including areas within the City limits, the Urban Growth Boundary and the Urban Reserve.
For the past several months the City staff has been working with both a Citizens and Technical Advisory Group to prepare and refine plans. The planning process is at a mid-point, with basic land use designations and primary public facilities having been drafted. The overall goal is a comprehensive land use plan that integrates a variety of land uses with supporting amenities such as bicycle and pedestrian trails, parks, and schools.
The plan will include areas for single family residential neighborhoods, multi-family development, and mixed-use areas that will provide opportunities for small-scale neighborhood commercial uses to be developed in conjunction with housing.
Additionally, there will specific goals, policies and design requirements created as part of the plan to further direct future development. Upon finishing the Southwest Area Plan, this portion of
In order to have an effective planning process and develop a plan that is responsive to community needs, the process necessitates community involvement and public input. At the public meeting, the draft land use designation maps and initial design concepts will be available for review, along with opportunities to ask questions and provide comments to City staff and members of the Citizen and Technical Advisory Groups.
Contact: James J. Lewis, Planning Manager, City of