Reports & Plans
City on the Rise - November 2015
Design Guidelines for the Residential Architecture of Springfield - This book of residential design and development guidelines provides designers and builders with the elements that are typical of Springfield and that will add value to their property.
ULI Report Strategies for a Sustainable City - Read the Urban Land Institute's final report with recommendations for shaping the future of Springfield.
Project Updates - Read the latest progress reports on major public and private initiatives underway in the city.
Building Code Enforcement Update - Read the latest building activity information.
A Demographic and Economic Analysis of the City of Springfield - September 2006 report and slide presentation of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PDFs)
A Statistical Profile of Springfield & Its Neighborhoods-An analysis of Springfield by neighborhood prepared by the Springfield Planning Department based on the 2000 Census Data (March 2003)
NAIOP Survey Results - Springfield is the only city to publicly release information from this report, which compares 12 Commonwealth municipalities based on their desirability to developers (PDF).
Findings for Community Development Block Grant - The City of Springfield, in partnership with the UMass Donahue Institute, has announced the findings of a federally mandated assessment and study establishing priorities for the expenditure of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for economic development in Springfield’s low and moderate income neighborhoods.