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/BW Broadway Overlay Zone
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The /BW overlay zone is intended to implement the comprehensive plan and TransPlan by:

(1) Establishing, strengthening, and maintaining a high quality urban environment with compatible commercial, residential and recreational uses.

(2) Creating a pedestrian – friendly environment.

(3) Encouraging active retail uses and eating establishments on the ground floor.

(4) Prohibiting development and activities that are antithetical to pedestrian activity along the street.

(5) Making Broadway a major destination in Downtown for both daytime and night time activities.

(6) Creating development standards that:

(a) Improve the quality and appearance of development in the city.

(b) Ensure that such development is complementary to the community as a whole.

(c) Encourage crime prevention through environmental design, decrease opportunity for crime, and increase user perception of safety.

(d) Increase opportunities for use of alternative modes of transportation.

(e) Promote streetscapes that are consistent with the desired character of the underlying commercial zones.

(f) Promote safe, attractive, and functional pedestrian circulation systems in commercial areas.

(7) Encourage residential uses, especially above the ground floor.

(Section 9.4070 added by Ordinance No. 20271, enacted November 25, 2002, effective December 25, 2002; amended by Ordinance No. 20584, enacted July 17, 2017, effective August 24, 2017.)