Midtown

The area known as “midtown” includes developed land located south of Glades Road and east of Butts Road to the west and does not include The Town Center at Boca Raton Mall.

The City Council directed staff to explore the concept of a small area plan in the midtown area.

Update: January 2019

City staff along with public outreach consultants, held a small area plan outreach meeting/exercise and provided feedback to the City Council. Zoning regulations for the area have been proposed and adopted.

Update: December 6, 2018

A public meeting was held on December 4, 2018 at the Spanish River Library to present the results of the midtown small area planning session. Development Services Director, Brandon Schaad, gave a presentation that reviewed the process, considerations, vision, consensus items and recommendations on how to move forward with the redevelopment in the midtown area.

View the video of the December 4 presentation on Vimeo

The Midtown Workshop 12.4.18 (PDF) has been removed. Please contact Development Services at 561-393-7789 for questions.

Update: November 19, 2018

Public Meeting : Presentation on Results of Midtown Small Area Planning Session  
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 5:30 pm

Meeting to be held in the Spanish River Library mezzanine. Presentation by Development Services Director, Brandon Schaad. Public comment welcome.

Update: October 9, 2018

Midtown Update Presentation- City Council Workshop, Oct. 9, 2018

Development Services Director, Brandon Schaad, provides an update on the midtown small area plan based on input from the public visioning session that was held May 23, 2018.

View Council Workshop video. (click 5.b. Midtown Update to get to the presentation)

Update: May 7, 2018



Public Visioning Session - "Midtown" Small Area Plan held on May 23, 2018



City staff, along with consultants from Community Marine & Water Resource Planning & LARCH Design Plus, have begun the process of creating a vision for the Midtown area called a “Small Area Plan.”
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The City of Boca Raton invited residents and interested parties to its first visioning session for the Midtown Small Area Plan. The meeting was open to the public and took place on May 23, 2018 at the Spanish River Library.

Attendees were encouraged to share their vision for the opportunities and challenges of this area. The City’s consultant gave a brief presentation and led the visioning session.

The Presentation of Public Visioning Session for Midtown Small Area Plan - 05.24.2018 (PDF) has been removed. Please contact Development Services at 561-393-7789 for questions.

Update: February 13, 2018

Staff presented a Midtown Small Area Plan Outline at the City Council Workshop on February 12, 2018.

The plan included proposed steps, a schedule and a possible report format. Public outreach and stakeholder consultation will be included in the plan.

Topics may include:

  • Appropriate mix of uses
  • Mobility concepts
  • Non- mobility infrastructure
  • Infrastructure implementation strategy
  • Urban design concepts

Staff may work with consultants to complete this plan and hope to have recommendations by fall of 2018.

The Midtown Plan Outline Presentation 02.12.2018 (PDF) has been removed. Please contact Development Services at 561-393-7789 for questions.

You can also watch video recording of Midtown Plan Outline Presentation & Discussion from February 12, 2018.


Update: January 23, 2018

After a staff presentation and discussion at the January 23, 2018 City Council Meeting, the City Council postponed the vote on the Land Development Regulations and Ordinances regarding Midtown.

Staff will provide the framework for a small area plan at the next workshop (2/12/18) and Council Members will determine next steps.

The Midtown Council Presentation 01.23.2018 (PDF) has been removed. Please contact Development Services at 561-393-7789 for questions.

You can also watch video recording of Midtown Council Presentation from January 23, 2018.


Update: January 8, 2018

The Midtown Council Presentation 01.08.2018 (PDF) has been removed. Please contact Development Services at 561-393-7789 for questions. 

You can also watch a video recording of Midtown Council Presentation from January 8, 2018.

SW Planning Area Map (Midtown)

Map showing 5 different districts in Boca Raton including Midtown

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