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In considering the PUD request, the reviewing body must find that the proposed development meets all of the following general standards.
(A) The PUD will promote the intent and purpose of this subchapter.
(B) The PUD will comply with the standards, conditions and requirements of this subchapter.
(C) The proposed project will be compatible with adjacent uses of land, the natural environment and the capacities of public services and facilities affected by the proposed project.
(D) The proposed project will be consistent with the public health, safety and welfare needs of the city.
(E) Granting the PUD rezoning will result in a recognizable and substantial benefit to ultimate users of the project and to the community which would not otherwise be feasible or achievable under the conventional zoning districts.
(F) The PUD will not result in a significant increase in the need for public services and facilities and will not place a significant burden upon surrounding lands or the natural environment, unless the resulting adverse effects are adequately provided for or mitigated by features of the PUD as approved.
(G) The PUD will be consistent with the city’s Master Plan and the following planning principles, as applicable:
(1) Redevelopment and infill locations should be favored over greenfield development;
(2) Natural features and resources should be preserved or at least conserved;
(3) Future development/redevelopment shall strengthen the physical character of the city;
(4) Quality design is emphasized for all uses to create an attractive, distinctive public and private realm;
(5) Places are created with an integrated mix of uses that contribute to the city’s identity and vitality;
(6) Diverse housing choices are offered, including relatively high density and affordable units;
(7) Parks, open space and recreational areas are incorporated into future development; and
(8) Places are connected and accessible throughout the community by transportation methods other than automobiles.
(H) The PUD will respect or enhance the established or planned character, use and intensity of development within the area of the city where it is to be located.
(Prior Code, § 5.145)