The Downtown Plan (PDF) includes the area bounded approximately by Broadway on the east, 25th Street on the north, 33rd Street on the south, and the BNSF rail lines on the west. The City and their consultant team examined a variety of issues affecting redevelopment in downtown, including:
Overall vision for the future of downtown
Economic analysis of uses such as market rate housing, retail, office and hotel development
On-street and off-street parking
Impacts on and protection of surrounding neighborhoods
Urban design and streetscape standards
Maintenance and enforcement
After 8 Planning Commission public workshops, a public hearing, and recommendation meeting on June 6, 2006, City Council adopted the Everett Downtown Plan (PDF) and the rezone of several properties to B-3, the Central Business District (CBD) zone, and the amendments to the B-3 zone on July 26, 2006.