What will the Neighborhood Plan do?

As a formally adopted land use plan, the Neighborhood Plan will provide policy direction for City and County decision-makers as they consider future legislative actions. Some plan policies will guide City and County staff in formulating proposed changes to local land use codes and other regulatory documents, developing other work programs and long-range planning projects, and preparing budgets, funding strategies, and capital improvement programs. Other plan policies include aspirational calls for collaboration as well as continued advocacy and sweat equity from the River Road and Santa Clara Community Organizations and other community partners. The Neighborhood Plan considers the unique characteristics of these neighborhoods in the context of Envision Eugene, the community vision for future growth in Eugene’s urban growth boundary (UGB) in a way that protects and enhances quality of life and reflects shared community values.

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1. What is the River Road-Santa Clara Neighborhood Plan?
2. Why are we developing a neighborhood plan for the River Road and Santa Clara neighborhoods?
3. What will the Neighborhood Plan do?
4. Where will the Neighborhood Plan apply?
5. Why is River Road a key transit corridor? How does this relate to Envision Eugene?
6. How does the Neighborhood Plan relate to MovingAhead?
7. What is the Action Plan? How will it be implemented?
8. What is the River Road Corridor Study? How does it connect to the Neighborhood Plan?
9. What is the River Road-Santa Clara Special Area Zone? Where will it apply?
10. What changes might affect the River Road and Santa Clara neighborhoods outside of the Special Area Zone?
11. How does House Bill 2001 impact River Road and Santa Clara?
12. How quickly might changes start to happen?
13. How do the proposed zone changes impact your property?
14. Will the Neighborhood Plan impact annexation?
15. How will the Neighborhood Plan impact traffic? What transportation improvements are planned?
16. How will the Climate Friendly and Equitable Communities Rulemaking impact parking requirements?
17. What parks are planned in River Road-Santa Clara?
18. Who maintains the riverfront? How can I submit a maintenance request or report illegal activity?
19. What current regulations guide development along the Willamette River? What about other local waterways and natural resources?
20. What changes are being proposed in the Citywide Willamette River Greenway Code Amendments?
21. What’s different about the proposed Willamette River Greenway Overlay in the draft River Road-Santa Clara Special Area Zone?
22. Do River Road and Santa Clara residents have access to a library?