17.10.300: INFILL RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT:
As Price continues to grow, residential development is encouraged to take place on the remaining developable lots found throughout the community.
A mix of all types of housing is desired in the community, and new construction is encouraged to take advantage of infill development opportunities.
HOUSING GOALS
 
Goals
Strategies
Actions
Timing
Agency
1. Provide for an attractive mix of housing types and densities throughout the community.
A. Provide areas for residential development with rural densities that ensure compatibility with open spaces and environmentally sensitive areas.
i. Plan and maintain rural density zones near and outside of the city's current boundaries.
0-20 years
City council, planning commission, building and zoning
 
B. Provide low density residential uses.
i. Encourage quality development in mid-level to high end housing.
0-20 years
City council, planning commission, building and zoning
 
 
ii. Maintain existing low density zones for the development of single lot subdivisions and planned residential developments of single-family detached units.
0-20 years
City council, planning commission, building and zoning
 
C. Provide medium density residential uses.
i. Encourage diversification within medium density neighborhoods, to include a mixture of low, moderate and high income housing units.
0-20 years
City council, planning commission, building and zoning
 
D. Provide medium to high density mixed use residential uses.
i. Promote quality high density developments in high density zoned areas.
0-20 years
City council, planning commission, building and zoning
2. Provide a reasonable opportunity for moderate income housing.
A. Encourage the use of federal and state programs that help low to moderate income level home buyers purchase housing units.
i. Make state and federal programs information available to the public.
0-20 years
Community director
 
B. Promote the objectives of the Price community affordable housing plan (appendix E).
i. Review the community affordable housing plan annually, and submit annual reports to the state.
Annually
City council, community director
3. Encourage orderly and beautiful residential areas throughout the city.
A. Increase enforcement of residential zoning ordinance requirements.
i. Hire/train an ordinance enforcement officer.
0-5 years
City council, public safety, building and zoning
 
 
ii. Proactively enforce the zoning codes.
0-20 years
Public safety, building and zoning
 
B. Recognize the beautification efforts of residential property owners.
i. Continue and strengthen programs such as the yard of the month award.
0-20 years
Building and zoning
4. Encourage the development of housing for senior citizens and students, in locations which both meet the needs of the residents and minimize their impact on the surrounding neighborhoods.
A. Encourage the development of senior housing projects which meet the needs of the community.
i. Promote the integration of quality senior housing developments within the single-family low density zones.
0-20 years
Community director, building and zoning
 
 
ii. Encourage the location of assisted living residential facilities throughout the community in constructed for that purpose.
0-20 years
Community director, building and zoning
 
B. Encourage development which will meet the needs for student housing near the College of Eastern Utah.
i. Develop and adopt a plan for student housing near the College of Eastern Utah, in cooperation with college officials.
0-2 years
Community director, building and zoning
 
(Ord. 2004-001, 2004)