(A)   Planned developments are provided herein by special use permit in order to allow for some degree of flexibility and innovation in the design of developing areas, as well as to allow for the economic usage of land and the conservation of sensitive physical and environmental features in a viable way.  Based upon the standards and criteria contained in §§ 153.075 through 153.081, 153.095 through 153.100, and 153.165 through 153.170, the Planning Commission may review and permit with conditions, a modification in bulk requirements in order to allow certain forms of development containing both privately owned sites and common property, and which are planned collectively as a single unit.
   (B)   The planned development subchapter is also provided in order that the growing demands for housing by young married couples, senior citizens, and existing residents may be met by a greater variety of innovative housing types, and by planning and design of structures with the benefit of cost-effective land utilization in these developments.
(1993 Code, § 154.120)  (Ord. 84-1, passed 1-3-1984)