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Neighborhood Contact Process- Notify Neighbors About New Development Projects

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Get forms, signs and guidelines to notify neighbors, neighborhood associations and others about development projects.
Neighborhood Contact overview of program

The neighborhood contact process provides an opportunity for people who live, work or otherwise pass by a development site to learn about a project before the owner submits for permits or applies for a land use review. The project applicant is responsible for initiating the neighborhood contact meeting.

For certain projects, a meeting must be held before a land use review or permit can be submitted for a project. Neighborhood contact requirements are based on either the size of the building or whether certain land use reviews are required. 

How to notify neighbors about a development project 

The neighborhood contact process provides an opportunity for people who live, work or otherwise pass by a development site to learn about a project before the owner submits for permits or applies for a land use review. Read the contact process overview:

The intent of the Neighborhood Contact requirement is for people developing a property to informally share information and gather constructive feedback about it with people who will experience the development in the neighborhood. More information about the process: 

The Neighborhood Contact requirement provides a way to learn more about a proposed development before a land use review or building permit is submitted. 

Submit an upcoming project or check out neighborhood contact notices. You can also subscribe to an email list about upcoming projects and get Civic Life's list of neighborhood coalition office contacts

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