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Policy Summary

Definition of Main Street Neighborhood (MS) sub district of Alameda Point that incorporates urban agriculture, including urban farms and community gardens.

Background Information

State California
Jurisdiction Name Alameda
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 50,000-200,000
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Limited scope
Describes uses and regulations specific to Alameda Point district.
Food System Category Grow; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

Main street neighborhood use standards should support supportive housing, assisted living, and a mix of neighborhood compatible uses, such as community gardens, childcare centers (sec. 30-4.24(c )(2)).

Health-related goal?
Unclear

Refers to supporting walkable neighborhoods (sec. 30-4.24(c ) (2)).

Environmental goal?
Yes

"Create sustainable districts that minimize greenhouse gas emissions, energy and water use, and maximize protection of the natural environment" (sec. 30-4.24 (a)(5)).

Economic goal?
Yes

"Replace the jobs lost by the departure of the Navy and fostering new economic development opportunities on the former federal lands." Sec. 30-4.24(a)(2).

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Yes

"This section provides regulations to facilitate and guide future development at Alameda Point consistent with the goals and objectives of the 1996 Naval Air Station (NAS) Alameda Community Reuse Plan, the City of Alameda General Plan and 1. Seamlessly integrate the former Naval Air Station property into the physical and social fabric of the City of Alameda. 2. Replace the jobs lost by the departure of the Navy and fostering new economic development opportunities on the former federal lands. 3. Increase public access to the waterfront and supporting maritime commercial and industrial use of the waterfront. 4. Create mixed-use transit oriented walkable districts that deemphasize the automobile and support alternative modes of transportation. 5. Create sustainable districts that minimize greenhouse gas emissions, energy and water use, and maximize protection of the natural environment." Sec. 30-4.24 (a).

Includes definitions?
Yes

See sec. 30-2.

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
Yes

"Any person violating the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished as provided in Section 1-5 of the Alameda Municipal Code. " Sec. 30-24.3.

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Chapter XXX-Development Regulations; article I-zoning districts and regulations, § 30-4.24 District uses and regulations for Alameda Point; subsection c - Alameda Point Sub-district Purpose Descriptions; subsection 2- Main Street Neighborhood. History: (Ord. No. 3088 N.S., § 2, 2-18-2014; Ord. No. 3168, § 2, 11-15-2016).