The City of El Paso, Texas
5. Meets City smart growth
initiative as set out in Plan El
Each project will be evaluated and scored by City of El Paso staff.
Tier 1 projects can score up to 20 points under this category.
Tier 2 projects can score up to 10 points under this category.
(This is intended to prioritize Tier 1 projects while not ruling out creative,
impactful projects in Tier 2.)
Goal 1.1 - Downtown (If proposed project is located downtown)
Goal 1.2 - Traditional Neighborhoods (Policy 1.2.3)
Goal 1.3 - Neighborhood Retrofits; bus routes and RTS stops (Policies 1.3.1 & 1.3.2)
Goal 1.4 - New Neighborhoods
Goal 1.5 - Outward Expansion
Goal 1.9 - Industrial Lands (Policy 1.9.4)
Goal 1.10 - Growth Areas and Overlays (Policies 1.10.3 - 1.10.5)
Goal 2.1 - Smart Location Principles
Goal 4.1 - Compact Urban Areas (Policy 4.1.2)
Goal 4.7 - Air Quality (Policies 4.7.1 & 4.7.3)
Goal 4.11 - Public Transportation (Policies 4.11.2, 4.11.3 & 4.11.6)
Goal 6.1 - Housing Supply (Policies 6.1.1 - 6.1.3, 6.1.7)
Goal 6.2 - Existing Neighborhoods (Policy 6.2.1)
Goal 6.3 - Walkable Neighborhoods (Policies 6.3.1 - 6.3.3)
Goal 6.4 - Housing Affordability
Goal 7.3 - Dynamic Walkable Neighborhoods (Policy 7.3.3)
Goal 7.11 - Complete Streets
Goal 9.4 - Exposure to Environmental Risk (Policies 9.4.1a, 9.4.1c, 9.4.1e)
Goal 9.5 - Encourage Physical Activity Through Design (Policies 9.5.4 & 9.5.6)
Goal 9.6 - Encourage Well-Being (Policy 9.6.6)
Goal 10.5 - Stormwater; (Policy 10.5.2, Policy 10.5.7, Policy 10.5.9)
Goal 10.6 - Atmosphere; promote both roof and non-roof strategies to mitigate the urban heat
island effect (Policy 10.6.9).
Goal 10.7 - Energy/Public transit (Policy 10.7.2).
Goal 10.8: Protect and enhance ecologically sensitive areas such as aquifer recharge zones,
hillsides, bosques, arroyos, wetlands, and plants and wildlife resources.
Goal 10.9: Preserve the valuable natural resources of the mountain and hillside areas and
minimize the exposure of potential environmental hazards associated with their development.
Goal 10.10: Protect the community from risks associated with geologic conditions
Goal 10.13: Protect City residents from the effects of excessive noise or vibration.
Goal 10.14: Improve public safety by developing appropriate lighting and control standards.
TOTAL POSSIBLE POINTS 100