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The following property development standards shall apply to all land and buildings in a PD district:
(A) Lot areas. No provision for individual land uses; however, the total lot area of the PD district shall not be less than one acre.
(B) Lot coverage. In the area covered by the development plan, exclusive of all dedicated public rights of way, the minimum lot coverage shall be as approved by the Planning Commission or City Council.
(C) Lot dimensions. All lot dimensions shall be as approved by the Planning Commission or City Council.
(D) Setback requirements. All setback requirements shall be as approved by the Planning Commission or City Council.
(E) Distance between buildings. No provisions, except that all buildings shall be shaped, designed and organized to allow adequate access of persons, light and air as approved by the Planning Commission or City Council.
(F) Building heights. As approved by the Planning Commission or City Council.
(G) Design review and site plan approval. No application is required; however, approval shall be accomplished through the approval of the conditional use permit required for the development plan. The Planning Commission or City Council shall have the approval authority of the architectural style and design of the development within the PD district. Unless otherwise approved, single-family roof-mounted heating and air conditioning and other mechanical equipment must be screened with solid material for a minimum line of sight of 20 feet.
(H) Yards, Landscaping, Open Space Requirements.
(1) Yards. All front, side and rear yards shall be shown on the development plan and approved by the Planning Commission depending on the placement and type of structures.
(a) All common open space not utilized for off-street parking shall be landscaped.
(b) A landscaping plan and street tree planting plan, including a permanent underground irrigation system, which also shows finished grades for the entire project shall be approved by the Director of Public Works prior to the issuance of any building permit.
(c) All private yards and open space facing or adjacent to a public or private roadway shall be landscaped and an underground irrigation system shall be installed prior to occupancy of any unit or building. Such landscape plan and irrigation system is subject to approval by the Director of Public Works.
(3) Open Space Requirements.
(a) Private Open Space. For all ground level dwelling units, a minimum of 400 square feet of private open space per unit shall be provided.
(b) Common Open Space. Where proposed by the applicant or required by the city, the minimum common open space requirements shall be as follows:
1. Single-family units. 35% of the gross designated single-family area.
2. Two-family units. 30% of the gross designated two-family area.
3. Three to nine-family units. 25% of the gross designated medium density multiple-family areas.
4. Ten or more units. 20% of the gross designated high density multiple-family area.
5. Commercial/Industrial buildings. As approved by the Planning Commission or City Council.
(I) Fences, hedges, and walls. The type, size and location of all fences, hedges and walls shall be as shown on the proposed development plan.
(1) Vehicular access.
(a) There shall be vehicular access from a dedicated street or alley to off-street parking facilities on property requiring off-street parking;
(b) All ingress to and egress from public property shall be in a forward motion, except for single and two-family residences abutting on local streets.
(2) Pedestrian access. There shall be pedestrian access from a private or dedicated street to property used for residential purposes. A driveway shall be considered pedestrian access.
(N) Laundry, clothes drying areas, facilities. For all residential uses, there shall be provided on the subject lot adequate (as determined by the Planning Commission) laundry and clothes drying areas and facilities which shall not be visible from adjacent, adjoining or public property.
(O) Solid waste storage, disposal facilities.
(1) For all uses, no open storage of solid waste allowed;
(2) For all residential uses, each dwelling unit shall have a minimum of 10 cubic feet of enclosed and concealed trash containers;
(3) All other uses determined by the Planning Commission to need solid waste storage and/or disposal facilities shall provide such facilities sufficiently concealed from public view.
(P) Recreational facilities. Recreational facilities shall be as approved by the Planning Commission.
(Q) Park-in-lieu fees. Park land dedication or in-lieu fees shall be required of all new residential uses in the PD district, subject to credit for open space provided as determined by the Community Development Director.
(R) Security plan. All multiple-family residential complexes greater than 50 units shall submit a security plan for review and approval by the City Planning and Sheriff's Department.
(S) Security lighting. All multiple-family residential complexes shall provide security lighting as approved by the City Planning and Sheriff's Department.
(T) Recreational vehicles and trailers. Parking or storage of recreational vehicles, motor homes, boats or other similar recreational equipment and trailers within the front yards of interior lots and the front and exterior side yards of corner lots, including the driveways of said lots, shall be prohibited. The placement of said recreational equipment when stored within a permitted side or rear yard shall be screened from adjacent properties.
(`67 Code, § 10-12-5) (Ord. 89-22, passed 1-8-90; Am. Ord. 98-04, passed 7-13-98)