What is the Infill Compatibility Standards Project?
Infill Compatibility Standards (ICS) is a project aimed at addressing the impacts of residential infill development. The City’s neighborhoods differ in such characteristics as development pattern, street pattern, block and lot layout, topography, natural environment, distance from the urban core, access to transportation options, surrounding land uses, and predominant architectural style.

However, with a few exceptions in Special Area zones, infill in most neighborhoods is regulated by base zone standards (setbacks, height limits, lot coverage limits, etc.) that may not fully address the neighborhood’s defining characteristics. As a result, some infill projects have been built that have significant negative impacts on nearby residents.

The ICS project includes describing, categorizing and addressing those impacts in the most effective way possible and demonstrating positive infill examples, while considering the impacts on the City’s growth pattern as a whole.

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1. What is infill development?
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