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Central Petaluma Specific Plan

The Central Petaluma Specific Plan provides specific land use and development regulations for nearly 400 acres within the geographic heart of the city, adjacent to downtown. It includes an area that is bounded by Lakeville Street on the east and north, Petaluma Boulevard on the west, and Highway 101 on the south. The Central Petaluma Specific Plan was adopted in June of 2003 to direct new growth into this area. The Plan envisions Central Petaluma to be a place where a wide range of new employment, housing, shopping, and entertainment activities develop in relative proximity to one another within a lively urban environment adjacent to the historic downtown and the Petaluma River.

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CPSP Plan - in a single PDF (9MB)




Appendix “A” Smart Code (detailed regulations for development)


Appendix “B” Architectural Guidelines (by area)

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