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Available incentives are described in Table 7-2. However, in no case shall the total on a in the Town Center exceed 100 units per net . In addition, the may limit the total number and/or type of incentives for which the property may qualify based on the following.
A. Availability of adequate public facilities and services, including public water, sanitary sewer, storm drainage, police and fire protections.
B. Traffic impacts. may be required to provide a traffic , prepared by a licensed traffic engineer, which includes appropriate measures.
C. Compatibility with adjacent single- residential zoning districts.
Tier 1: Incentives for Project
Tier 1 incentives are earned when a developer provides the project listed in Table 7-3 to earn the number of points required for the increases shown in this table
Minimum Points Required
In order to qualify for a incentive the proposed improvements must provide an which is not otherwise required by the Development Code. Where a qualifying requires that a minimum amount of area be provided, the same square footage may not be counted towards other . The property owner may be required to execute a covenant with the ensuring continuation and maintenance of the qualifying by the property owner. Projects cannot qualify for multiple point values in the same category
Tier 2: Incentives for Affordable Housing
In the Town Center, Tier 2 incentives are earned when 20% of units are set aside for renters or purchasers earning no more than 80% of median income and paying no more than 30% of total household income in rent or mortgage
Town Center and CC Zone
In the CC Zone, Tier 2 incentives are earned when 20% of units are set aside for renters or purchasers earning no more than 60% of median income and paying no more than 30% of total household income in rent or mortgage.
Such units shall be developed by a developer with experience undertaking market and non-profit low-income housing . This bonus does not apply to institutional housing
Provide residents with enhanced bicycle (parking and repair area). The area dedicated to long-term bicycle parking shall be sized to accommodate 0.5 bicycles per unit and must be covered and secure. The area dedicated to bicycle repair shall be a minimum of 50 square feet in area and designed and equipped to facilitate bicycle maintenance.
Energy efficiency improvements compliant with Energy Trust of Oregon. Projects must enroll in the Energy Trust’s Design Assistance program during schematic design or earlier and commit to exceeding Oregon code requirements by a minimum of 5%.
Achieve an Energy Star score of 7 or better, as calculated by the EPA online tool.
Project designed to Net Zero Energy Certification.
Use environmentally sensitive (“Green”) materials on at least 50% of the ’s interior surfaces including:
• Wall and Ceiling Latex Paint: Low VOC
• Paint with recycled content: minimum 50% post-consumer
• Countertop with recycled content: 25% Post-consumer content
• Carpet with post-consumer recycled content (+50%)
• Renewable flooring materials: Linoleum, cork, bamboo or wool
• Forest Stewardship Council-certified Reclaimed Wood
Use of “Green Material” on at least 75% of the ’s interior.
Low Impact Design
Manage all stormwater from the using low impact design techniques from Clean Water Services Low Impact Development Handbook for the Tualatin Basin.
Ground Floor Retail
Provide at least 5,000 square feet of retail or space which is designed to be convertible to ground level retail. A bonus for this is available in the TCT zone only.
Provide a community garden for use by residents. The garden must include raised beds (minimum size 3' by 5') with improved soil and a water source for irrigation. The garden may be at or rooftop, but must be located in an area with adequate sunlight (minimum 6 hours/day). The area dedicated to the community garden shall be sized to accommodate 0.3 raised beds per unit plus walkways.
Rooftop Garden or Eco-Roof
Provide a rooftop garden or an eco-roof. The rooftop garden or eco-roof must cover at least 50% of the roof area of the . Rooftop gardens must be accessible to residents and at least 30% of the garden area must contain plants. The remaining area must include seating areas and other amenities. Eco-roofs must be designed to reduce stormwater and be entirely covered with .
• Public Plaza
• Outdoor Patio
• Seating Area
Where ground floor retail is planned, provide a patio area for outdoor seating between the retail and the primary public which is designed to activate the . The patio and seating area must extend along at least 20 feet of the and be at least 10 feet deep.
Provide a public plaza with a minimum area of 2,000 square feet. Seating areas and landscape plantings are required amenities. Water features are encouraged. To promote a sense of openness and safety, public plazas shall be completely visible from an adjacent .
At least 80% of the required parking is provided in a parking . may be at- or below-.
Silver: 8 points
Gold: 10 points
Platinum: 12 points
Project designed to achieve LEED Silver, Gold or Platinum certification. Project features required to qualify for LEED certification cannot be used to qualify for points in other categories.
Enterprise Green Communities
Projects must be designed to achieve compliance with the mandatory EGC Criteria measures applicable to that construction type and must achieve 35 optional EGC points. Project features required to qualify for EGC certification cannot be used to qualify for points in other amenity categories.
Earth Advantage Homes
Silver: 8 points
Gold: 10 points
Platinum: 12 points
Projects must be designed to achieve Earth Advantage Silver, Gold, or Platinum certification. Project features required to qualify for EA certification cannot be used to qualify for points in other amenity categories.
Other approved by Planning Commission. Amenities may include (but are not limited to) compliance with the Oregon Housing and Community Services Department Sustainable Design Program, the National Council on Independent Living visitability basic requirements, etc.
(Ord. 2009-01, passed 3-9-2009; Ord. 2016-3, passed 3-28-2016; Ord. 2018-5, passed 9-10-2018; Ord. 2019-05, passed 6-24-2019)