§ 154.81  PURPOSE.
   The purpose of the Planned Development Overlay District, hereafter referred to as the PDO District, is to:
   (A)   Protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the residents and property owners of the village;
   (B)   Allow for flexibility in the zoning requirements where the result will be a higher quality development;
   (C)   Encourage the development of mixed use areas that reflect the historic development patterns and form of the village;
   (D)   Provide for and locate suitable public areas, recreational facilities, greenspace, and other common facilities, while preserving the existing character of the village to the greatest extent possible;
   (E)    Allow for reasonable development opportunities when such development will incorporate historic characteristics of the village without being detrimental to those existing historic characteristics;
   (F)    Encourage sound planning principles in the arrangement of buildings, the preservation of greenspace, and the utilization of topography and other site features;
   (G)   Obtain creative and coordinated designs in harmony with surrounding uses;
   (H)   Ensure the provision of adequate public facilities and services including, but not limited to, water, sewer, roads, police and fire protection, stormwater management, and traffic management; and
   (I)   Allow for creative development that conforms to goals, objectives, and strategies of the Village Plan.
(Ord. 2006-12, passed 5-1-06)