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Planning and Sustainability

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Regulatory Improvement (RICAP)

  • Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Project

The Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Projects (RICAP, pronounced "ree-cap") continually update and improve City building and land use regulations that hinder desirable development. Suggestions for improving the City's development codes are entered into the Regulatory Improvement Requests (RIR) database. Issues that require major policy changes are not addressed through RICAP but are evaluated through separate legislative projects. RICAP addresses technical matters and clarifications or refinement of existing adopted policy in typically a one-year revolving work plan. 

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Regulatory Improvement Request (RIR) Database

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RICAP 6 Staff Contacts

Who to contact for specific components of RICAP 6