Petaluma River Access & Enhancement

JNRA coordinated a multi-disciplinary Area Plan for a 6.5-mile, 800-acre river corridor through the center of Petaluma, CA. The plan proposes to restore and preserve the river’s natural and cultural resources, create a continuous riverfront greenway with trails and parks, encourage a complementary balance of public and private uses along the river, and create a vibrant commercial/recreational downtown waterfront as a joint public-private undertaking. The River Plan has been incorporated into the City’s General Plan and is successfully guiding private and public developments along the River Corridor.

Location

Petaluma, CA

Size

6.5 mile 800-acre river corridor

Client

City of Petaluma
California Coastal Conservancy

Scope

General Plan Amendment

Awards

Planning Implementation Award, American Planning Association, NSCC, 1997

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