The Community Plan is a guide for future planning decisions in Point Reyes Station. The Plan reflects the desire of the community to sustain the traditional character of Point Reyes Station as the commercial hub for rural West Marin and as a place of full-time residence for people preferring a predominantly rural life style. This community character is under increasing pressure from tourism and rapidly rising land prices.
See Some Examples
The Plan supports:
Example of new construction in the Historic Area, with the use of straightforward building design, using materials common to a rural settings - wood and corrugated metal
The Plan discourages:
Example of new construction that would be discouraged by the Plan if intended for the Historic Area. Although perfectly appropriate for suburban areas, it does not reflect the rural heritage of the town, with dissimilar roof shape, materials and design.
The Plan supports dark skies at night.
The Plan discourages bright, upward facing lights.