Design Guidelines

The Neighborhood Compatibility documents consist of two parts: Neighborhood Compatibility Guidelines and Multi-Family Residential Design Guidelines.

Neighborhood Compatibility Guidelines


The purpose of the Neighborhood Compatibility Guidelines is, as the name implies, to ensure compatibility of new homes and additions with the surrounding neighborhood. It is meant to provide guidance for homeowners and city staff for review of proposals for new homes and additions to existing homes.

Multi-Family Residential Design Guidelines


The purpose of the Multi-Family Residential Design Guidelines is to encourage high quality multi-family development that emphasizes safety, livability and long-term viability. The Guidelines include an Introduction and six sections: Site Planning, Circulation and Parking, Building Design, Landscaping, Miscellaneous Site Elements and Safety.

Guideline Documents


Additional Guidelines


In addition to the guideline documents described and linked above, the City also reviews proposed development against the following guidelines: