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In considering a planned unit development request, the Planning Commission and/or City Council, as applicable, shall find that the proposed development meets all applicable requirements and qualifying conditions, as well as the following general standards:
(a) Purpose of PUD. The proposed development shall be consistent with the stated Purpose of this district, as found in Section 1131.01
(b) Qualifying Conditions. The proposed development shall satisfy each of the Qualifying Conditions, as stated in Section 1131.02.
(c) Comprehensive Plan. The planned unit development shall be consistent with the recommended future land use patterns, goals and relevant recommendations contained in the City of Lorain Comprehensive Plan.
(d) Surrounding Uses. The development shall be compatible with the existing and intended uses surrounding the subject property.
(e) Natural Environment, The design and layout of the planned unit development shall be harmonious with the natural character of the site and surrounding area and shall employ best management practices to ensure their conservation.
(f) Public Facilities and Services. The proposed development shall not place undue burden on the capacity of public facilities and services such as, but not limited to, roads, fire and police protection, water, sanitary sewer service and drainage.
(g) Health, Safety and Welfare. The planned unit development shall not contain uses or conditions of use that may be injurious to the public health, safety or welfare.
(h) Consistent with All Applicable Standards and Requirements. The proposed development shall conform to all applicable requirements of this code, unless specifically modified and approved, as authorized by Section 1131.04(b).
(i) Final Development Plan. The final development plan is substantially consistent with the representations made and plans shown during the prior preliminary plan stage of approval.
(j) Recognizable and Substantial Benefits. Approval of the planned unit development will result in a recognizable and substantial benefit to the users of the project and to the community which would not otherwise be feasible or achievable under conventional zoning districts. The development shall provide two (2) or more of the benefits specified in Section 1131.02(g).
(Ord. 4-21. Passed 1-4-21.)