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Appendix 1. Use types and categories



Table 1. Use Types and Categories

Category Use type
Food retail Supermarket
Grocery with produce section
Community-serving retail Convenience store
Farmers market
Hardware store
Other retail
Services Bank
Family entertainment venue (e.g., theater, sports)
Gym, health club, exercise studio
Hair care
Laundry, dry cleaner
Restaurant, café, diner (excluding those with only drive-thru service)
Civic and community facilities Adult or senior care (licensed)
Child care (licensed)
Community or recreation center
Cultural arts facility (museum, performing arts)
Education facility (e.g., K—12 school, university, adult education center, vocational school, community college)
Government office that serves public on-site
Medical clinic or office that treats patients
Place of worship
Police or fire station
Post office
Public library
Public park
Social services center
Community anchor uses (BD&C and ID&C only) Commercial office (100 or more full-time equivalent jobs)
Housing (100 or more dwelling units)

Adapted from Criterion Planners, INDEX neighborhood completeness indicator, 2005.

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