1127.23  CRITERIA FOR REVIEW BY THE ARCHITECTURAL REVIEWER.
   (a)   In the review of the exterior of buildings during preliminary and final development plan review, the Architectural Reviewer shall consider the following:
      (1)   The overall exterior appearance of any proposed building or structure;
      (2)   The height, build, and scale of any proposed building or structure with respect to building or structures in the immediate area;
      (3)   The exterior materials, colors, and textures of any proposed building or structure with respect to their compatibility with other buildings and structures within the vicinity when visually related to the proposed development or structural alteration;
      (4)   The arrangement of any proposed buildings, structures or uses on the site, as well as their relationship to other buildings and structures within the immediate area;
      (5)   The exterior architectural character and functional plan of the structure(s) shall not be at such variance with existing structure(s) or structure(s) being built in the immediate neighborhood or zoning district or to cause substantial depreciation in the property values of such existing structure(s) or structure(s) being built; and,
      (6)   All other factors that affect the appearance of the site and the area.
   (b)   The Architectural Reviewer shall not attempt to prescribe a single type of architectural style for the Village, but rather review the proposed architectural style and design according to the standards and criteria set forth in this Planning and Zoning Code.  The Architectural Reviewer shall endeavor to insure that the exterior appearance of all buildings, structures, or uses will:
      (1)   Enhance the attractiveness and desirability of the area in keeping with its purpose and intent;
      (2)   Encourage the orderly and harmonious development of the area in keeping with its character; and,
      (3)   Enhance and protect the public and private investment and the value of all land and improvements within the area.
         (Ord. 2012-21.  Passed 7-11-12.)