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North Downtown Specific Plan

NDSP 4.0



A long-range vision for North Downtown

North Downtown is an area of diverse land uses extending from Civic Drive to Parkside Drive, and from Highway 680 to the Iron Horse Trail. The North Downtown Specific Plan is a City-initiated and community-driven plan that defines a 30-year vision, and regulatory framework for the future development of new homes, offices, community and retail space within the project boundary, while making it easier to walk, bike, and take transit to, from, and within the North Downtown Plan Area. 

Adopted Documents

On October 15, City Council adopted the North Downtown Specific Plan and associated General Plan amendments, and certified the EIR. The associated Zoning Ordinance amendments were approved on November 5, 2019 (effective December 6, 2019).




 Staff Contact:  Jeanine Cavalli,