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Multiple-family developments shall comply with the following:
(a) Density. The maximum density of a multiple-family development shall be six dwelling units per acre of net lot area. Net lot area shall be area exclusive of wetlands or other undevelopable property such as steep slopes or easements.
(b) Architectural Details. The style and design of the buildings shall be complementary of the historic character of the Village and may include townhomes, apartments above commercial uses, stacked flats or similar designs. Buildings shall not contain more than three dwellings units. Walls visible from a street or other residential use shall include windows and architectural features similar to the front facade of the building, including, but not limited to: awnings, cornice work, edge detailing or other decorative finish materials. All buildings shall have pitched roofs, which may include functional dormer windows and varying lines customary with gable or hip style roofing. Buildings in multiple family developments may have separate exterior access on the front of the building.
(c) Street Design and Vehicle Circulation. Street connections shall be provided to adjacent neighborhoods and parcels in residential districts. Ingress and egress from the public streets shall be designed to minimize congestion and interference with normal traffic flow. All interior roads, drives, and parking areas within a multi- family development, shall be improved with asphalt, concrete, brick or permeable pavers, and provided with curbs and gutters except when an alternative surface treatment is authorized by the Planning Commission. Roadway drainage shall be appropriately designed such that storm water from the roadway will not drain onto the adjacent lots. All access drives shall be twenty-four feet in width.
(d) Pedestrian Circulation. Minimum five-foot-wide concrete, brick or sandstone sidewalks shall be provided from parking areas, public sidewalks and recreation areas to all building entrances. Public sidewalks shall be provided along collector roads and streets with a minimum width established by the Village.
(e) Maximum Lot Coverage. The maximum lot coverage for a development shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the net lot area.
(f) Open Space Requirement. A multiple family development shall provide a minimum of ten percent (10) of the net lot area as common open space. For purposes of this section common open space shall be land within the development which is intended for the common use or enjoyment of the residents of the development.
(g) Storm Water. Stormwater controls shall be provided:
(1) Stormwater shall be controlled to offset the effect of development; the Ohio Critical Storm method shall be used for all proposed multiple-family developments. The critical storm is based upon the percent increase in runoff volume between the before and after development conditions. Stormwater management shall be provided for all 24-hour storm events having average recurrence intervals ranging from 1 year to 100 years.
(2) Stormwater management facilities, such as dry, extended and permanent pool detention basins shall be designed to eliminate and reduce stormwater runoff impact of adjacent or downstream properties. No stormwater management facility shall be approved if the effect may cause an increase in peak discharge, volume, or velocity of runoff or change the point of entry of drainage onto another property during the runoff event
(h) Other Requirements. Adequate landscaping and screening shall be provided along all property lines which abut a residential district or use, and along all street frontages. Parking or storage of recreational vehicles, boats, utility trailers or similar items shall be prohibited, except in areas designated on an approved final site plan. (Ord. 21-2020. Passed 12-14-20.)