Infill and Redevelopment Activity

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Goal: The goal of this indicator is to increase infillDevelopment of vacant land within previously built areas. These areas are already served by public infrastructures, such as transportation and utilities. Parks and open space are also considered infill, since they are permanent uses for vacant parcels. and redevelopment activity as measured by a decrease in acres of vacant land in the city’s infill boundary.

Infill and redevelopment activity is identified as a key indicator because it extends across many of the themes and ideas that are priorities for this Plan. This incorporates a combination of reduced vacant acreage in core areas of the city combined with evidence of increasing comparative development activity (i.e. building permit value) in these areas. In addition to being applied to the entire core area of the city, this combined indicator can also be used to evaluate sub-areas within the overall infill area as well as to support specific infill projects or initiatives. The detailed components of this indicator are described in Appendix F.

Table: Remaining Vacant Infill Acres

  2016 2017 2018 2019
Vacant Infill Acres 7,333 6,564 6,295 5,564
Vacant Acres City Wide 37,661 36,013 36,062 32,401
Vacant Acres Banning Lewis Ranch 22,299 22,124 22,002 21,766

Source: City GIS Department with Planning and Community Development Department. 

  2016 2017 2018 2019
Residential Building Permit Value in Infill Area $264,122,374 $171,510,827 $261,248,880 $264,413,584
Commercial Building Permit Value in Infill Area     $142,183,826 $138,814,464
      $403,432,706 $403,228,048