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Downtown Game Plan

Downtown Game Plan

What's the Game Plan?

The Downtown Fullerton Game Plan is a multi-pronged approach to achieve a shared, desired outcome for the Downtown by improving public safety, facilitating successful businesses, creating attractive public and private spaces, and maintaining a positive reputation and perception.  This webpage is the source for all information about the Game Plan initiatives:

Presentation on Downtown Fullerton Game Plan

Downtown Parking

On July 23, 2018, the Transportation and Circulation Commission recommended approval of the Nighttime Paid Parking Pilot Program and continued a decision on the Employee Permit Parking Program.  The City Council will be considering the Nighttime Paid Parking Pilot program at its meeting on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.  Please see the meeting notice for details.  The Agenda Report for the City Council meeting can be found at the link below once available. 

Documents -  

City Council Meeting Notice - August 21, 2018
City Council Meeting - August 21, 2018 Agenda Report (available on 8/17/18)
Transportation and Circulation Commission - July 23, 2018 Meeting Notice
Transportation and Circulation Commission Staff Report - July 23, 2018 meeting

Employee Permit Parking

 Original Proposal

Revised Proposal

 1. Relocated approximately 160 of 200 spaces from Harbor/Amerige lots to outer lots and structures  1. Same as original proposal
2. Increase annual fee from $6 to $120 2. Increase annual fee over three years from $6 to $40, $80, and $120
3. Designate certain areas as employee only 3. No longer proposed
4. Standardize time restrictions to have a uniform start and stop time across downtown from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 4. Same as original proposal

Nighttime Paid Parking Pilot

Original Proposal

Revised Proposal

 1. Four centrally located lots around Harbor/Amerige

1. Public lots and structures within the following boundary:

  • North boundary - South side of Wilshire Avenue
  • South boundary - South side of Santa Fe Avenue
  • East boundary - West side of Pomona Avenue
  • West boundary - East side of Malden Avenue
 2. $5 flat fee 2. Same as original proposal
3. Charge 7 days a week 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.  3. Charge Thursday - Saturday 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
4. Revenues generated invested back into downtown 4. Same as original proposal
5. Begin with pilot program with "soft" infrastructure (removable barricades, cones, etc.) 5. Same as original proposal

Community Meeting - May 21, 2018 - Presentation on Downtown Parking

For more information, please contact Heather Allen at heathera@cityoffullerton.com 

Restaurant Regulations

At its meeting on June 5, 2018, the City Council approved a Resolution of Intention to amend the City's Municipal Code regarding regulations for businesses selling alcohol for on-site consumption (i.e. restaurants and bars).  This was the first step in updating the City's development and operational standards.  In August, 2018 Community Development held a study session with the Planning Commission and public to get feedback on proposed amendments to the Municipal Code (Title 15 and Title 3).  

Community Development incorporated those comments along with feedback from downtown restaurant operators, the Police Department and Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and presented the proposed amendment to the Planning Commission at a public hearing on November 28, 2018.  The Planning Commission voted to continue a decision on this item to February 27, 2019 to allow time for staff to refine several of the proposed regulations and to meet again with the restaurant community.  A joint meeting was held by the Police and Community Development Departments on January 30, 2019.  This meeting was attended by representatives from 19 downtown restaurant and bar operators.  

The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on February 27, 2019 in City Council Chambers at 7:00 p.m. to consider the proposed amendments and make a recommendation to the City Council.  


For more information, please contact Matt Foulkes at mattf@cityoffullerton.com 

Active Management

Coming 2019


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Community Development Department - Downtown Game Plan
303 W. Commonwealth Avenue | Fullerton, CA 92832
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Revised:  5/29/2018