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In lieu of the findings required for planned developments pursuant to section 10-3-1844 of this chapter, the reviewing authority may approve a planned development application for an adaptive reuse development if it makes all of the following findings:
A. The proposed adaptive reuse development is consistent with the general plan and any specific plans adopted for the area.
B. The proposed adaptive reuse development will not adversely affect existing and anticipated development in the vicinity and will promote harmonious development of the area.
C. The proposed adaptive reuse development will ensure the efficient use of existing resources and provide additional housing opportunities.
D. The proposed adaptive reuse development will not create any significant, adverse traffic safety hazards, pedestrian-vehicle conflicts or pedestrian safety hazards and will minimize impediments to vehicular circulation and pedestrian safety.
E. The proposed adaptive reuse development will encourage development of pedestrian friendly environments by allowing the conversion of impersonal, underutilized commercial buildings to residential uses while preserving a street level presence that holds the interest of pedestrians and attracting additional neighborhood commercial uses.
F. The proposed adaptive reuse development will promote the public health, safety or general welfare. (Ord. 03-O-2422, eff. 3-7-2003)