Draft "Guide to Infill Development"

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City Invites Comments on Draft “Guide to Infill Development”

Post Date: February 1, 2017


The City of Davis invites comments on a draft document “Guide to Infill Development – Principles and Expectations” Guide To infill Development Principles and Expectations.


The draft is an update and replacement of the “Interim Infill Development Guidelines” adopted by Resolution 01-156 in 2001 Res 01-156_Infill Guidelines_10.24.01 , pursuant to a City Council goal.  


The objectives of the draft Guide is to provide a focus on key considerations in infill projects for prospective developers, staff, public, and the decision-makers of Planning Commission and City Council. The draft Guide provide “Principles” as a basis for decision making and are intentionally flexible to: recognize unique circumstances; address a wide range of types of projects; and to encourage uniqueness and diversity of design. In addition, the draft Guide provides “Expectations” to provide information about items that are relied upon as part of a development application or during its review.


Comments are requested by Friday, February 24, 2017 either via email to or by submitting a paper letter to the Community Development and Sustainability Department, 23 Russell Boulevard.


Upon receipt of your comments, we will make every effort to incorporate them in the document or at a minimum report them to the Planning Commission and City Council in their review of the document.


Should you have any questions, please contact Bob Wolcott in the Community Development and Sustainability Department at or 530-757-5610, extension 7239.