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City of Grass Valley Presentation to Nevada LAFCo December 16, 2004. Status Report on Special Development Areas (SDA’s) and Economic/Fiscal Study Status of Special Planning Studies and Programs (recently adopted or under preparation). Status Report on the Market/Fiscal/Jobs-Housing Study.

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City of grass valley presentation to nevada lafco december 16 2004

City of Grass ValleyPresentation to Nevada LAFCoDecember 16, 2004

  • Status Report on Special Development Areas (SDA’s) and Economic/Fiscal Study

  • Status of Special Planning Studies and Programs (recently adopted or under preparation)


Status report on the market fiscal jobs housing study

Status Report on theMarket/Fiscal/Jobs-Housing Study

  • Prompted by concerns with changes to land uses by SDA’s noted in February 2002 Study Sessions

  • Authorized contract with ADE in January 2004

  • Evaluation of market/fiscal/jobs-housing conditions in City and Western Nevada County

  • Report to be informational and assist City


Market fiscal jobs housing study scope of study

Market/Fiscal/Jobs-Housing Study Scope of Study

  • Phase I: Conduct Baseline Analysis of Market and Jobs-Housing Conditions

  • Phase II: Conduct Fiscal Impact Analysis

  • Phase III: Conduct Comprehensive Impact Analysis and evaluate following scenarios-

    a.Build-out of City per 2020 General Plan

    b.Build-out of City per market demand

    c.Build-out of City per SDA Proposals


Market fiscal jobs housing study schedule for completion

Market/Fiscal/Jobs-Housing Study Schedule for Completion

  • Phase I Market Study:July 2004

  • Phase II Fiscal Study:September 2004

  • Phase III Comprehensive Impact Analysis: January 2005 (presented to Council)

    Notes: *All reports are posted on City website *Phase III Report subject to public review


Status of sda applications october 2004

Status of SDA ApplicationsOctober 2004

APPLICATION/SDASTATUS

  • Southhill VillageApplication Filed. EIR under preparation.

  • NorthstarApplication Filed. Initial Study and NOP prepared.

  • Loma RicaApplication filed.

  • Kenny RanchPreliminary proposal filed.


Market fiscal jobs housing study potential future steps by city council

Market/Fiscal/Jobs-Housing Study Potential Future Steps by City Council

  • City completes review of Phase III Report

  • City considers one of following options:

    1.Maintain land use mix per 2020 General Plan

    2.Same as “1”, but strengthen Growth Management Program policies

    3.Consider changes to 2020 General Plan with

    a.Phasing and Growth Management

    b.Alteration of land use mix per study

    4.Consider changes to 2020 General Plan per current SDA proposals


Planning studies and programs completed december 2004

Planning Studies and ProgramsCompleted -- December 2004

  • Downtown Specific Plan – August 2003

  • Housing Element – Feb 2004

  • Street System Master Plan – October 2004

  • Workforce Housing Design Program –

    Nov 2004

  • Affordable Housing Guidelines – Nov 2004


Planning studies and programs under preparation december 2004

Planning Studies and ProgramsUnder Preparation -- December 2004

  • Development Code Update

  • Master Plan for South Auburn Corridor

  • Colfax Avenue Infill Study

  • Downtown Parking Assessment

  • Wolf Creek Corridor Trail Study


Development code update

Development Code Update

  • Revises/updates following documents;

    • Zoning Ordinance*

    • Subdivision Ordinance

    • CEQA Guidelines

      *Revision from conventional code to “form based” code approach


Conventional zoning code standards

Conventional Zoning Code Standards

  • Setbacks

  • Height Limits

  • Floor Area Ratio (FAR) requirements

  • Maximum Site Coverage/Min. Open Space

  • Density

  • Parking

  • Land Use


Form based code

Form-Based Code

  • Regulatory geography – Neighborhoods, districts, corridors; and transect

  • Emphasize on building form over land use

  • Emphasis on mixed-use and housing types

  • Greater attention to streetscape and the design of the public realm


Land use in a form based code simplify consider performance

Land Use in a Form-Based Code:Simplify, Consider Performance

General Retail, except

  • Operating between 9 pm and 7 am

  • With alcoholic beverage sales

  • With drive-through facilities

  • Selling used merchandise

  • With floor area over 50,000 sq.ft.

  • With on-site production of items sold


Downtown strategic plan adopted august 26 2003

Downtown Strategic Plan(Adopted August 26, 2003)

Developed Policies on Downtown Wide Issues

  • Land Uses and Development Standards

  • Parking and Circulation

  • Streetscape and Entry Way Treatments

  • Management, Maintenance and Promotions

  • Wolf Creek Trail Plan

*Adopted a 3-year Priority Program (FY03-04 to FY05-06),

by City Council on September 23, 2003


City of grass valley presentation to nevada lafco december 16 2004

South Auburn Street Master Plan

Key Issues to be Addressed by Master Plan:

  • Connectivity (shared parking and pedestrian access)

  • Mixed use opportunities

  • Streetscape and entry way treatment

  • Building enhancements and/or redesign approaches


Colfax avenue infill study

Colfax Avenue Infill Study

Key Issues to be Addressed by Infill Study:

  • Evaluate future opportunities for mixed use, live/work and infill development

  • Identify future streetscape design themes

  • Create architectural design guidelines to establish a theme for the corridor


Downtown parking study

Downtown Parking Study

Key issues to be addressed in the Study:

  • Evaluate present and future demand for downtown parking

  • Conduct inventory of available sites to place additional parking

  • Develop strategy for designing/financing parking structures


City of grass valley presentation to nevada lafco december 16 20041

City of Grass ValleyPresentation to Nevada LAFCo December 16, 2004


Land use in a form based code simplify consider performance1

Land Use in a Form-Based Code:Simplify, Consider Performance

General Retail, except

  • Operating between 9 pm and 7 am

  • With alcoholic beverage sales

  • With drive-through facilities

  • Selling used merchandise

  • With floor area over 50,000 sq.ft.

  • With on-site production of items sold


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