Neighborhood Planning

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What's New?

  • Energize Our Neighborhoods
    Energize Our Neighborhood is a collaboration between Boise’s residents, public and private partners, and the City to keep our neighborhoods unique and desirable. It focuses on aligning community resources to improve livability and make measurable change. The first target area is the Vista Neighborhood.

  • Mayor Bieter Awards 2015 Neighborhood Reinvestment Grants
    Mayor David Bieter announced the City of Boise’s Neighborhood Reinvestment Grant awards for 2015. The grants will fund improvements within neighborhoods that will enrich the lives of residents, enhance quality of life and encourage a strong sense of community. Grant Recipients

What is Neighborhood Planning?


Neighborhood planning is a collaboration between the City and Neighborhood Associations to guide the future of Boise's neighborhoods.

Boise serves its neighborhoods with a Geographic Area Planning (GAP) program. Assigned to specific neighborhoods, City planners are familiar with the neighborhood associations and the unique issues facing each area.

Planners help neighborhoods understand development applications, interpret Blueprint Boise (the City's Comprehensive Plan), develop neighborhood plans and prepare Neighborhood Reinvestment Grant applications. They also participate in Neighborhood Night Out, annual meetings and other neighborhood events.