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The West Berkeley Plan (1993)

This plan aims at reinforcing the dynamic mix of industrial, office, arts and crafts, residential, retail and institutional activities in this vital district of the city. The document is the result of a unique planning process initiated by an informal committee sponsored by the Planning Commission, consisting of artists, laborers, residents, environmentalists, manufacturers, retailers, church groups, and community service organizations. This plan is also available for purchase at the Planning and Development Department at 2120 Milvia Street for $10.


i Introduction
ii Summary
iii Plan Process
1. Land Use
     I. Strategic Statement
     II. Background - Existing Land Use
     III. Anticipated Development in Berkeley
     IV. Goals and Policies
     V. The Land Districting Concept of the Plan
     VI. Implementation Measures
     VII. Land Use Regulations
2. Economic Development
     I. Strategic Statement
     II. Economic Rationale of the Plan
     III. Background
     IV. The Economic Future of West Berkeley
     V. Goals and Policies
     VI. Issues and Strategies
     VII. Implementation Measures
3. Environmental Quality
    I. Strategic Statement
     II. Background
     III. Goals and Policies
     IV. Implementation Measures
4. Physical Form
      I. Strategic Statement
     II. Background (includes West Berkeley's history)
     III. Urban Design Vision
     IV. Goals and Policies
     V. Implementation Measures
5. Transportation
      I. Strategic Statement
     II. Background
     III. Goals and Policies
     IV. Implementation Measures
6. Housing & Social Services
      I. Strategic Statement
     II. Housing Background
     III. Housing Development
     IV. Social Services Issues
     V. Goals and Policies
     VI. Implementation Measures
Appendices
     A. Environmental Strategies and Implementation Measures
     B. Cultural Resources of West Berkeley
     C. Recommended Parking Standards

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