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Posted on: September 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Moving toward Equitable Recreational Facilities: September 17 at 10 am virtual meeting


Please join members of the Recreation Advisory Board and members of the Planning Commission as we take a close look at the section of City Code that sets the requirements for adequate recreational facilities with an eye to making them equitable citywide.  If you are interested in joining us, please email Sally Nash at  The first meeting will be held on September 17 at 10 am, via Google Meets.  

Here is the AFP website:

Chapter 22.20 is cut and pasted below. 


22.20.010 - Responsibility. 

The Director of Recreation and Parks shall be responsible for review and assessment of a proposed project with regard to the adequacy of recreational facilities. 

22.20.020 - Goal. 

The goal of adequate recreational facilities is to ensure that proposed projects contribute to and are served by adequate recreational facilities. 

22.20.030 - Exemptions. 

This Chapter applies to proposed projects that include residential and mixed residential and commercial uses and buildings. All other proposed projects are exempt from the requirements of this Chapter. 

22.20.040 - Standards. 

A.  The standards required to be promulgated pursuant to Section 22.08.010, shall include but not be limited to: 

1.  One thousand square-feet of public recreational space per each single-family detached dwelling unit, seven hundred fifty square-feet of public recreational space per each single-family attached dwelling unit, and five hundred square-feet of public recreational space per each multifamily dwelling unit, two-family dwelling unit, or dwelling unit above the ground floor of nonresidential uses, within such proposed project or within a public recreational facility within one-half miles of the proposed project; or 

2.  The fees in lieu of the provision of such public recreation space; or 

3.  A combination of the above.

Thank you,

Sally Nash 

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