Central Business District
The Central Business District (CBD) is the zoning designation applied to the core of Fort Bragg's downtown. Development is pedestrian oriented and primarily accommodates retail shops, art galleries, eateries, and government or professional offices.
In March 2021, City Council considered several investments to support the economic vitality of the CBD. The table below provides a list of specific economic development tools, currently be discussed and/or implemented. Please sign-up on the City's "Notify Me" subscriber list for Downtown Business and join the conversation.
|ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TOOL||RESPONSIBLE COMMITTEE||STATUS|
|Temporary Waiver of Water/Sewer Capacity Fees||Finance & Admin||Recommendation to Council for FY 21/22 Budget|
|Create Public Gathering Space||Public Works & Facilities||Near-term: Improvements to courtyard next to Town Hall and Guest House Museum.
Long-term: Seek grant funds for improvements to old recreation room adjacent to City Hall, construct courts at CV Starr Center, or something similar.
|Improve Town Hall Restrooms||Public Works & Facilities||To be considered|
|Increased Pedestrian Dedications||Community Development||To be considered|
|Walking Tours - History, Art, Culture||Visit Fort Bragg||VFB subcommittee formed and meeting regularly|
|Directional Signage and Kiosks||Visit Fort Bragg||VFB subcommittee formed and meeting regularly|
|Public Art||Community Development||City Council allocated $18,000 to Alleyway Art Project for murals and public art project|
|Bollards to Block Vehicular Traffic||Public Works & Facilities||In the queue for FY 21/22 as part of a larger streets project.|
|Employ Code Enforcement||Community Development||In progress -|
|Reconsider Allowable Land Uses||Community Development||To be considered|
|Establish Regular Walking Patrol||Public Safety||Pending|
|Install Trees, Planters and Street Furniture||Public Works and Facilities||To be considered|
|Downtown Merchant Conversation Re: Business Improvement District||unassigned||To be considered.|