1155.17  DESIGN GUIDELINES.
   (a)   Sidewalks. Sidewalks shall connect each building entrance to the parking area serving that building, to other buildings on-site, to recreational facilities that are provided as part of the development and uses, as appropriate, on adjacent lots and to any public sidewalk.
 
   (b)   Character.  For all newly constructed principal buildings, the design, scale, and building materials shall be residential in character.
 
   (c)   Screening Mechanical Equipment.  All ground mounted mechanical equipment shall be screened as set forth in Section 1175.13, Screening of Accessory Uses.    All roof top equipment shall be enclosed in building materials that match the structure or which are visually compatible with the structure.
 
   (d)   Stormwater Detention/Retention Facilities.  Detention/retention facilities that are visible from a public street shall be integrated into a landscaped area.  Such landscaped areas shall contain any combination of the following elements: shade and ornamental trees, evergreens, shrubbery, hedges, and/or other planting materials as well as ornamental fencing.
(Ord. 2012-21.  Passed 7-11-12.)