Objective Design Standards

On September 19, 2023, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 22-1068, establishing an optional, non-discretionary review process for multi-family projects in the R-2 (medium density residential zone. The ordinance is designed to achieve the following goals:

  • Streamline the approval process for multi-family developments (R-2 zone)
  • Reduce costs to applicants
  • Shorten the time between submission and approval; and
  • Provide applicants with greater flexibility for obtaining Planning entitlements.

For more info, please review the library of prototype architectural plans.

Additional questions? Contact the Planning Division at (626) 656-7316 or by email at planning@templecity.us.