Transportation Planning


Staff is responsible for a broad range of transportation planning issues including, but not limited to, short and long range planning of transportation improvements, land development reviews, collecting annual traffic counts, and other related functions. Traffic staff coordinates with the Development Services Department for land development reviews to provide conformance to the City Code transportation related regulations, and on how land use decisions will effect the transportation system.

Comprehensive Plan

The Comprehensive Plan, required by state statutes, sets the framework for future growth and development in the City of Boca Raton. It consists of a series of chapters or elements which address the City's needs for future public facilities, services, design, and other important issues affecting the quality of life and character of the City of Boca Raton. The Plan's Transportation and Recreation and Open Space elements provide goals, objectives, and policies relating to the city's transportation network.

Land Development

The Traffic Division is responsible for the review of site plans and master plans for all proposed development in the City to ensure compliance with pertinent applicable codes and standards. Proposed developments are required to submit a traffic impact study, quantifying the project's impact on the roadway network.  The City has adopted the Palm Beach County Traffic Performance Standards Code (PDF) and the Fair Share Impact Fee Ordinance (PDF).