To assist in the implementation of the 2015 La Plaza Vieja Neighborhood Specific Plan, this project will deliver a Zoning Code Text Amendment and Zoning Map Amendment to create a new "character" overlay zone that would be applied to the specific areas of the neighborhood. The overlay will have new design guidelines and a pattern book.
The objective is to create provisions for new development that reinforces the neighborhood's historical residential architectural forms, features, and landscaping. The design guidelines are also to address provisions enhanced urban design criteria for the commercial edge and transition areas identified on the Specific Plan.
May 26-27, 2022 saw community workshops held so residents of La Plaza Vieja could provide input into the character aspects they felt were important to keep for their neighborhood.