5.07.01   Purpose.  The purposes of the Planned Unit Development (PUD) Overlay zone are to:
   (A)   Promote flexibility in design and permit planned diversification in the relationships between location of and types of uses and structures;
   (B)   Promote the advantages of modern large-scale site planning for community development through the efficient use of land, facilitating a more economic arrangement of buildings, circulation systems, land uses, and utilities;
   (C)   Preserve, to the greatest extent possible, the existing landscape features and amenities and to utilize such features in a harmonious fashion; and
   (D)   Provide for more usable and suitably located recreation facilities and other public and common facilities than would otherwise be provided under conventional land development procedures, but always with the intention of furthering the public health, safety, and general welfare.
   5.07.02   General.  The PUD Overlay zone may be superimposed over any of the residential zones, provided that all conditions or provisions of this section, the applicable requirements of the subdivision regulations, and any additional requirements as may be determined necessary to provide for the most efficient layout of the PUD and its proper integration with the surrounding development are met; and a public hearing is held on the PUD application.
   5.07.03   Review and Approval Procedures.  PUD Overlay zones require review and approval in accordance with the procedures of § 12.05.
   5.07.04   Residential Uses and Densities.  All types of residential housing units (attached or detached) are permitted within a PUD Overlay zone, including, but not limited, to single-family, two-family, and multi-family residential units. The density of dwelling units in a PUD must be determined by the density (dwelling units per net acre) as calculated from the underlying residential (R) zone. This density must be applied to the total project area, excluding that land devoted to commercial uses and streets (public and private).
   5.07.05   Commercial uses.
   (A)   Commercial uses intended primarily for the service and convenience of residents of the PUD are permitted within the project area, provided a market analysis is made justifying the need for those uses.
   (B)   These commercial uses must be grouped in complexes clearly delineated on the Stage I plan and may include one or more of the following uses:
      (1)   Delicatessen, grocery, meat, fruit, or vegetable market;
      (2)   Drug store;
      (3)   Bakery shop;
      (4)   Laundry/dry cleaning pick-up stations, or self-service facilities;
      (5)   Beauty or barber shops;
      (6)   Shoe repair shops;
      (7)   Hardware stores;
      (8)   Business or professional office;
      (9)   Clothing store;
      (10)   Restaurants;
      (11)   Banks; or
      (12)   Other similar, neighborhood- oriented retail sales or service uses expressly approved as part of the Stage I plan.
   (C)   Another use may be substituted on the approved plan for a use previously approved provided it is one of the above listed uses and provided the use will not involve any building expansion beyond the approved plan and further provided that the use is approved by the Zoning Administrator.
   5.07.06   Public and Civic Uses.  Public and civic uses are permitted in the PUD. These uses must be delineated on the plan and must be limited to one or more of the following uses:
   (A)   Schools (nursery, elementary and secondary);
   (B)   Religious assembly;
   (C)   Community centers, including day-care facilities;
   (D)   Country clubs;
   (E)   Libraries;
   (F)   Fire or police stations;
   (G)   Open space-recreation areas; or
   (H)   Other similar, public or civic use types expressly approved as part of the Stage I plan.
   5.07.07   Area Requirements.  No PUD Overlay zone is permitted on a tract of less than 25 acres. However, development of a smaller tract adjacent to an existing PUD Overlay zone is permitted if the proposed development conforms to and extends the original development as if the new area had been a part of the original development.
   5.07.08   Height and Setback Regulations. Requirements must be as approved in the plan.
   5.07.09   Off-Street Parking and Loading or Unloading.  Off-street parking and, when applicable, loading or unloading facilities must be provided in accordance with Article 7.
   5.07.10   Fences, Walls, and Signs.  The location, height, and type of all fences, walls, and signs must be as approved in the plan.
   5.07.11   Erosion and Sedimentation Control.  Effective erosion and sedimentation controls must be planned and applied in accordance with § 9.03.
   5.07.12   Common Open Space; Recreation Area.  At least 20% of the total acreage of the proposed PUD must be retained as common open space and recreation area and dedicated to a public or private entity for operation and maintenance. Such open space and recreation areas must be physically situated so as to be readily accessible, available to, and usable by all residents of the PUD. Common open space and recreation area must be that part of the total project, exclusive of dwellings, streets, parking areas, single-family lots, commercial areas, and other non- open space and non-recreationally oriented facilities.
(Ord. O-37-06, passed 8-15-06)