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Petaluma, California

Petaluma, California

Population: 60870
Type of Requirement: Zoning Ordinance

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Contact Information

Physical Address:
Community Development
11 English Street
Petaluma, CA 94952

Main Contact:
Heather Hine, Planning Manager
Email Heather | 707.778.4316

Program Summary

The Code establishes that all private construction or reconstruction projects with construction costs of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00) or more in the following zoning districts are subject to a mandatory public art requirement:

  • Mixed Use (MU1A, MU1B, MU1C, and MU2);

  • Commercial 1(C1) and Commercial 2 (C2);

  • Industrial (I);

  • Business Park (BP);

  • Planned Unit District (PUD);

  • Planned Community District (PCD), except residential PUD’s and PCD’s, but including mixed-use; and

  • T-5 and T-6 Zones.

Projects may satisfy the requirement by installing public artwork on-site or by contributing an in-lieu fee to the Public Art Fund. The value of the artwork or contribution shall be no less than one percent (1%) of the construction costs.

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"Morning moon. Petaluma, CA" by bwaters23 is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.Morning moon. Petaluma, CA by bwaters23 is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0