Chapter Abbreviation Key:
CF = Capital Facilities; ED = Economic Development; HO = Housing; LU = Land Use; PR = Parks & Recreation; UT = Utilities; XP = Transportation
Prioritize location of new industrial development in areas that provide:
Close proximity to major transportation corridors including in the industrial sub-area and along 21st Avenue.
Siting near existing industrial uses, where possible.
Cost-effective access to utilities and services.
Access to transit to reduce employee vehicle trips.
Paved roadway access to arterials.
Ability to minimize trucking through residential areas.
LU, XP, HO, CF, UT
On a regular basis, review and update the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and all related plans incorporating factors including:
Building permit trends.
Regional facility improvements and projections.
Capital funding sources, including the transportation benefit district and traffic impact fees.
CF, UT, XP
Support and cooperate with other agencies and providers of public services to maintain identified Levels of Service (LOS).
Collaborate with adjacent jurisdictions and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to maintain performance and Level of Service (LOS) standards for intersections and roadways. Work to ensure that the LOS needs of these agencies are met for large development projects, including providing potential mitigation for transportation impacts.
CF, XP, PR, UT
Plan new development to ensure provision of public services at current Levels of Service (LOS) or the LOS identified in City-adopted Master Plans.
Require development projects to demonstrate transportation concurrency by applying the City’s traffic impact analysis standards and process.
Require development projects to meet the water concurrency requirements as set forth in the Airway Heights Municipal Code (AHMC) chapter 14.
Enforce Multimodal Level of Service (LOS) goals for private development, incentivizing compliance by offering reductions in the City traffic impact fee for meeting these standards. (See Transportation Section for multimodal LOS standards/definition.)
CF, XP, PR, UT
Plan and locate private and public utilities consistent with best management practices.
Sustain and enhance the City’s fiscal stability through good capital planning and use of a wide array of financial tools to fund infrastructure needs.
CF, XP, UT
With Spokane County, base determination of Urban Growth Area (UGA) limits considering:
Land use forecast and demands.
Future service capabilities.
Ground and surface water provision and quality.
Protection of public health.
LU, CF, XP, UT