Interested in that area between back of curb and face of building (aka sidewalk)? Looking to do anything from outdoor dining to having a sidewalk sales event? Refer to the Encroachment Permit FAQ linked below to get a brief rundown on the need to knows, before using public right of way for private use. All elements within the streetscape need either an Encroachment Permit or license agreement. If the FAQ does not seem to apply, or does not contain the information you are seeking, contact a planner who will assist you.
The City of Meridian supports the implementation of the Destination Downtown Plan. The City's Urban Renewal Agency (MDC) has worked with the City to create "Destination Downtown" a long-range Vision for the future of Downtown Meridian.
Destination Downtown is focused on implementing strategies and opportunities to strengthen Downtown's role not only within the Meridian community, but the Treasure Valley as a whole, the City supports Destination Downtown through a variety of policies, plans, and special opportunities. T
This page is intended to provide an overview of the various tools that support the unique opportunities to live, work, and play in Downtown.
As a general rule of thumb and if in question, it's always best to speak with our Economic Development staff at 208-489-0537.