Here are some helpful resources for downtown property owners and anyone interested in downtown Los Altos. LAPOD does not necessarily endorse any positions or opinions expressed in these documents. If you have suggestions for other links to add, please email them to


Existing City Plans Relating to Downtown

Helpful Property Owner Resources

Other Downtown Community Groups



Presentations & Articles

Nov. 2017 Downtown Property Owners Perspectives on Downtown Vision Scenarios

Oct 2014 Position Statement Re: Downtown Parking Management Plan Next Steps & Parking Structure

  • Statement to Los Altos City Council Oct 28, 2014

Jun 2014 "A Theater and Parking Garage for Downtown Los Altos"

Jun 2014 "Chamber Parking Subcommittee Report: Downtown Los Altos"

Jun 2014 "Santa Cruz Downtown Master Plan - Lessons Learned"

Dec 2013 "Is Los Altos Planning Ahead?"

Jun 2011 "City Design and Urban Innovation for the Knowledge Economy"

  • Presentation by Michael Freedman to the Local Government Commission, Mountain View, June 23, 2011.
  • Summary: innovation economy & creative class are leading to downtown reinvestment, shift from auto-centric to amenity-centric development patterns, e.g. public open space, mixed use zones.

More Los Altos Community Conversations archived here


Downtown Specific Planning




Ideas for Downtown Los Altos