26 Dec Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department Staff Recommendations on Mural Projects
Thank all of you for your patience these past several months while we reviewed the public input and conducted research for best practices for mural projects.
Staff reviewed information from 25 cities. The research shows that across the country there are many variations on how cities handle mural projects. Some municipalities have regulations, while others have a simple certification process, to no regulation at all – and everything in between. The research shows that across the country there are many variations on how cities handle mural projects. Typically, more control was exercised when funding was offered to encourage murals by the city. In some instances, organizations outside the municipality provided a review process.
Staff compiled the Staff Suggestions to the Community to summarize the meeting regarding murals that was held August 21, 2018. Many of the issues raised through the public input received focus on communication. The attached recommended best practices focus on thorough and timely communication.