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The shall review and approve, conditionally approve or deny the plan based on the following criteria:
A. The plan complies with all applicable standards of the base , any overlay district and the applicable general standards of Article 8.
B. The plan ensures reasonable compatibility with surrounding uses as it relates to the following factors:
1. mass and scale do not result in substantial visual and privacy impacts to nearby residential properties; and
2. Proposed , parking lots, outdoor areas or other improvements that could cause substantial such as noise, glare and odors are oriented away from nearby residential uses and/or adequately mitigated through other design techniques.
C. The plan preserves or adequately mitigates impacts to unique or distinctive natural features including, but not limited to:
1. Significant on- and ;
2. Prominent topographic features; and
3. Sensitive such as , creek corridors and riparian areas.
D. The plan preserves or adequately mitigates impacts to designated historic resources.
E. The plan provides adequate right-of-way and improvements to abutting to meet the standards of the . This may include, but not be limited to, improvements to the right-of-way, sidewalks, and other facilities needed because of anticipated vehicular and pedestrian traffic generation.
F. The plan promotes safe, attractive and usable pedestrian facilities that connect entrances, public sidewalks, bicycle and auto , transit facilities and other parts of a or abutting properties that may attract pedestrians.
(Ord. 2009-01, passed 3-9-2009)