In addition to the information required by § 305, an application for special use permit to construct a senior independent living facility shall contain a development plan, including the following:
   (A)   Building design and site layout shall show: public, semi-private spaces, ensuring a sense of protection and community identity; minimization of public barriers to handicapped residents; and provision for planting and landscaping which buffer abutting property by maintaining a landscaped area of at least one and one-half of the required setback;
   (B)   Computation of the projected sewage volumes and sewage flow calculations. The Town Engineer shall render an opinion as to the adequacy of the proposed sewer size and the design of the proposed sewer system and its ability to accept the projected volumes and flows;
   (C)   Computation of the projected water use, along with a letter from the City of Newport Water Department, to be obtained by the applicant, rendering its opinion as to the adequacy of the water supply and the pressure in the water system to serve the needs of the proposed facility;
   (D)   Written comments from the Middletown Fire Department regarding adequacy of fire safety provisions;
   (E)   Preliminary architectural drawings demonstrating that the buildings will have exteriors of traditional building materials used in New England, such as wood shingles and clapboards or materials closely resembling these materials. Buildings shall have traditional roofs such as gable, gambrel or hip. Roof pitches shall be greater than 8/10 for the majority of the buildings. The architectural design shall be subject to the development plan review and subject to the commercial development review standards of the Rules and Regulations Regarding the Subdivision of Land.
(Ord. passed 10-30-06)