Fresno’s proposed 598-page development code has specific rules on not just what building can go where, but what kind of businesses can go in those buildings, how many parking spaces they need and how they can operate. It gives details to the broad strokes of Mayor Ashley Swearengin’s ambitious plan to remake Blackstone and Shaw avenues, and Kings Canyon Road, into multi-use corridors that will mix commercial and residential. Here is a stretch of Blackstone.
Fresno’s proposed 598-page development code has specific rules on not just what building can go where, but what kind of businesses can go in those buildings, how many parking spaces they need and how they can operate. It gives details to the broad strokes of Mayor Ashley Swearengin’s ambitious plan to remake Blackstone and Shaw avenues, and Kings Canyon Road, into multi-use corridors that will mix commercial and residential. Here is a stretch of Blackstone. KURT HEGRE Fresno Bee file photo
Fresno’s proposed 598-page development code has specific rules on not just what building can go where, but what kind of businesses can go in those buildings, how many parking spaces they need and how they can operate. It gives details to the broad strokes of Mayor Ashley Swearengin’s ambitious plan to remake Blackstone and Shaw avenues, and Kings Canyon Road, into multi-use corridors that will mix commercial and residential. Here is a stretch of Blackstone. KURT HEGRE Fresno Bee file photo

Fresno’s rules for development get nuts-and-bolts overhaul

November 18, 2015 06:48 PM