The city has, in the past, undertaken studies to understand this issue, and subsequently taken action to make changes in land use and zoning to reduce the overall potential for new non-residential development and increase the overall potential for new housing. Nonetheless, the potential for nonresidential development remains high in comparison to residential development (a situation that is common in cities around the country), and further steps could be taken to improve this balance. The upcoming BVCP Update provides an opportunity to look at this issue again, and determine appropriate steps, if any.
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