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(A) Purpose. The PD-1 Planned Development District is established to allow greater freedom, imagination, and flexibility in the development of land while complying with the intent and purpose of this chapter. It is the purpose of the PD-1 District to encourage more rational, efficient, and cost-effective development with relationship to public services while enhancing and improving the environmental quality of the city.
(B) Permitted uses.
(1) Any group of permitted uses in any zoning district in this chapter, provided that there is distinct compatibility and harmony among the uses.
(2) In a PD-1 district, the uses and their intensity, appearance, and arrangement shall be of such visual and operational character which:
(a) Are compatible with the physical nature of the site or area;
(b) Would not adversely affect the provisions for public services;
(c) Would not have adverse effects on the adjoining properties or uses; and
(d) Would not create a traffic or parking demand incompatible with existing or proposed facilities.
(C) Site requirements.
(1) The minimum land parcel shall be three acres.
(2) There shall be no predetermined requirements for lot area, lot width, building height, and yards, but such requirements are made a part of an approved, recorded and detailed development plan.
(3) A PD-1 District development plan shall include:
(a) The location, number, and configuration of parking spaces; and
(b) The location, type, and size of signs.
(D) Development plan. A detailed development plan is required which shall be drawn at a scale of one inch equaling 400 feet. The development plan shall include:
(1) The location of existing property lines, buildings, wooded areas, and other significant natural features;
(2) General layout of proposed streets and location of blocks for designated uses;
(3) Location of open spaces and facilities for public uses;
(4) Existing drainage pattern based on the available topographic information from the U.S. Geological Survey Maps and other similar information; and
(5) Any other information required by the City Council.
(E) Data submission requirements.
(1) A general map of the area showing existing land use, zoning, street pattern, and traffic data.
(2) Detailed development plan showing:
(a) Detailed lot layout and street pattern;
(b) Location of open spaces and recreational areas;
(c) Grading and storm water drainage plan; and
(d) Location and description of any areas to be dedicated to the public.
(3) Proof of financial capability;
(4) Analysis of economic impacts; and
(5) Agreements, provisions, and covenants which insure the timely and satisfactory completion of the project without posing a burden on the city or adjoining properties.
(F) Review and approval procedure.
(1) The City Council shall review the proposed plan and may require additional information and/or modification of the plan before holding a public hearing.
(2) Upon receipt of all requested information for the proposed plan, a public hearing will be scheduled. Notice of the hearing shall be published at least ten days prior to the hearing in the official newspaper of the city and shall include:
(a) The time and place of the hearing;
(b) The description of the property included in the planned development;
(c) The proposed use(s) in the planned development; and
(d) The time and place for public inspection of the proposed plan before the hearing.
(3) After the public hearing, at which the City Council shall hear all persons who may speak in support of, or in opposition to the proposed plan, the City Council shall accept or reject the proposed plan within 30 days.
(4) Upon acceptance of the proposed plan by the City Council, a developer’s agreement shall be formulated which spells out all financial responsibilities of the developer and the city.
(5) After approval of the developer’s agreement by the City Council, the detailed development plan shall be recorded with the County Register of Deeds and the original plan shall be kept on file in the office of the City Clerk-Treasurer.
(Ord. 19-1, passed 8-10-1998) Penalty, see § 154.99