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PLEASE VISIT THE DOWNTOWN COMMUNITY PLAN WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

The interactive Downtown Community Plan website includes all of the materials and information related to the plan and also hosts a variety of commenting and public feedback features.

Please visit www.downtownsmplan.org to view the website and participate in the process of refining the Downtown Community Plan.

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Downtown Specific Plan

Workshops & Milestones

Wed Mar 02, 2016

Planning Commission Review of DCP

On Wednesday, March 2 and Thursday, Marcy 3 the Planning Commission reviewed the draft Downtown Community Plan and provided staff with comments.

Fri Feb 21, 2014

Draft Downtown Specific Plan Published

After two years of public input, the Draft Downtown Specific Plan was published on February 21, 2014 for public review and discussion. The Draft Downtown Specific Plan implements the 2010 Land Use and Circulation Element (LUCE) vision for Downtown through a set of actions that address urban form, circulation, open space, arts and culture, economic sustainability, housing and historic preservation. Hard copies are available for review at City libraries and at City Hall. Comments on the Draft Downtown Specific Plan can be sent to Kyle Ferstead. A Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) is being prepared for the Draft Downtown Specific Plan and will include a public comment period beginning with release of the Draft PEIR.

Thu Sep 19, 2013

Downtown Specific Plan Framework

The Downtown Specific Plan Framework compiles the primary components that will be in the Draft Downtown Specific Plan and serves as the Project Description for the Downtown Specific Plan Program EIR. The DSP Framework was published in September 2013.

Wed Jul 17, 2013

Planning Commission Meeting

Planning Commission consideration, discussion and possible recommendation to the City Council on development concepts and strategies for the Downtown Specific Plan CEQA Analysis, including a review of height and density parameters to be studied as part of the Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR)

Tue Jul 09, 2013

City Council Presentation

Staff will present to the City Council an update on the Downtown Specific Plan. Tuesday, July 9th 7:00 PM City Council Chambers, City Hall 1685 Main Street, Santa Monica The public is invited to attend and provide comment.

Mon Mar 11, 2013

Landmarks Commission Presentation

Presentation and discussion on the Downtown Specific Plan and its current status.

Wed Mar 06, 2013

Planning Commission Presentation

On March 6, 2013, Planning Commission was presented with a review of information regarding the emerging Downtown Specific Plan including circulation concerns, priorities, and strategies.

Wed Jan 23, 2013

Planning Commission Presentation

On January 23, 2013, Planning Commission was presented with a review of information regarding the emerging Downtown Specific Plan including information presented at the December 5, 2012 workshop; concepts for urban form, height, and floor area ratios; and an update on work underway on supporting land use, circulation, open space, and arts/culture elements.

Wed Dec 05, 2012

Workshop #3

The community workshop was held on Wednesday, December 5th at the Civic Center. Over 160 participants turned out to discuss the unique experiences, places, and buildings that showcase what makes Downtown so special and give input on our ideas for creating a walkable and complete Downtown filled with great buildings, public spaces, and exciting destinations for residents and visitors. Below you may download the workshop presentation.

Wed Jul 11, 2012

Workshop #2

The community workshop was held on Wednesday, July 11th at the Civic Center. Over 100 participants turned out to discuss key concepts for the Downtown Specific Plan vision, and give input on the identification and coordination of community benefits. Below you may download the workshop presentation.

Wed Mar 28, 2012

Planning Commission Presentation

On March 28, 2012, Planning Commission was presented with an overview of urban design strategies guided by the Downtown Specific Plan vision and principles.

Tue Feb 28, 2012

City Council Presentation

On February 28, 2012, City Council was presented with an update on the Downtown Specific Plan.

Thu Jan 26, 2012

Workshop #1

The community workshop was held on Thursday, January 26th at the Civic Center. Over 75 participants turned out to discuss preliminary ideas for the Downtown Specific Plan and results from the visioning process for the City-owned property at Arizona Avenue between 4th & 5th Streets. Below you may download the workshop presentations.

Wed Jan 11, 2012

Planning Commission Presentation

An introduction to the Downtown Specific Plan team including consultants Torti Gallas and Partners Inc., who will discuss the components of the Specific Plan, including height and density, circulation, community benefits and design guidelines, strategies and emerging themes from stakeholder interviews, and anticipated timeline for completion of the plan.

Contact

peter.james@smgov.net

(310) 458-8341

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