Allow 90 - 120 days to process a request. The actual processing timeline may be different based on the type of requests and number of residents impacted by the proposed change.
To create or expand an RPD:
- Contact Public Works to confirm if street is located within an RPD.
- Document neighborhood input on the City Petition Form provided by Public Works, or provide individual emails/letters from neighborhood residents demonstrating support for the request.
- Attend a neighborhood association meeting and provide information on the RPD needs and solicit input on the project.
- Submit the following items to Public Works:
- Location maps/street information outlining the boundary/area of the proposed RPD
- City Petition Form
- Neighborhood association comments
- Communications from residents to Public Works staff
Upon receiving the required documentation, Traffic Engineering staff will verify the following information:
- Requested area is primarily residential
- 75% or more of the parking spaces are occupied
- 75% of the affected neighbors and the neighborhood association support the creation/expansion of the RPD
If 51-74% of the affected neighbors and the neighborhood association support the request, the requested area will be posted for public comments. Following public comments, the request could be:
When the RPD request is approved, Public Works signs will be installed and a new RPD will be created.
The request will be denied if the neighborhood association does not support the request, or if less than 50% of the affected neighbors support the request.