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The Regulatory Improvement Program is charged with developing projects that continually update and improve City building and land use regulations to foster desirable development. Suggestions for improving the City's development codes may be entered into the Regulatory Improvement Requests (RIR) database.
Addresses the City’s Zoning Code regulations for accessory structures, including garages, sheds, accessory dwelling units, decks, mechanical equipment, and other structures
Calendar of meetings and events for all Regulatory Improvement Program projects
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The latest news about Regulatory Improvement projects.
This project created a new Accessory Short-Term Rental permit that allows a resident to rent one or two bedrooms in their home.
Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package 8 (RICAP 8) is a set of 37 items addressing minor policy, clarification, and corrections to improve City building, land use, and tree regulations and procedures
About Regulatory Improvement and how to make suggestions to the program
Past code and research projects completed under the Regulatory Improvement banner
Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package 7 (RICAP 7) is a set of 45 items addressing minor policy, clarification, and corrections to improve City building and land use regulations and procedures