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In addition to complying with the standards for special use permits, the following special standards for a clustered residential development or PUD must be met.
(A) Ownership. The tract of land may be owned, or controlled by a single person, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or association of individual owners (condominium). An application may be filed by the owner, jointly by the owners of all property to be included, or by a person, persons, corporation, or corporations, with an option to buy the property. A plan once approved, shall be binding.
(B) Utilities. A clustered residential development and a PUD shall have on-site community water and sewer provided by the developer, and must be approved by all legal state, county, and local agencies (health, conservation, and the like) who are in authority and have jurisdiction.
(C) For PUD only: permitted housing types and uses. The following are eligible for inclusion in a PUD application:
(1) Principal uses.
(a) Single-family detached homes (excluding mobile homes);
(b) Two-family attached homes;
(c) Single-family attached homes; and
(d) Multiple-family structures.
(2) Accessory uses, structures, and amenities.
Accessory Uses, Structures, and Amenities
Maximum Percentage (%) of Total Land Coverage Permitted
Community buildings and meeting halls
Indoor recreation facilities
On-premises laundry facilities
5% if detached
Open space-development and undeveloped
See § 153.122(D) and (E)
Outdoor recreation facilities
Small scale “neighborhood retail” to serve PUD premises only
(D) Site design standards. Unless modified or waived by the Planning Commission in writing at the time of application approval, compliance with the following design standards is required to be shown on the site plan.
(1) Minimum yard requirements and building setbacks from all exterior property lines shall be 30 feet.
(2) Maximum building height shall be two and one-half stories or 35 feet (excludes antennas, steeples, spires, and the like).
(3) Minimum spacing between detached buildings shall not be less than the height of the higher building as measured from the lowest first floor elevation.
(4) All sensitive natural features such as drainageways, streams, wetlands, lands within the 100-year floodplains, land on slopes of 12% or greater, and stream or river banks, which by virtue of soil and slope may create highly erodible hazards to the public health and safety, shall remain unencumbered by residential buildings and structures.
(5) Access and egress opening from the development onto a public and private road shall be limited to one per 500 feet.
(6) Planted and maintained landscaped buffer areas of 100 feet in width are required along all exterior boundaries of the property to be developed.
(7) Drainageways and streams shall be protected by a public easement measured 25 feet from the centerline of the drainageways or streams.
(8) Off-street parking is required at the rate of two parking spaces per dwelling unit.
(E) Facility site standards. The site standards for all individual uses and facilities as provided in this chapter must be observed.
(F) Common property which is privately owned. Common property is a parcel or parcels of land, a privately owned road or roads, together with the improvements thereon, the use and enjoyment of which are shared by the owners and occupants of the individual building sites. When common property exists, the ownership of the common property shall be private. When privately owned, arrangements must be made for the improvement, operation, and maintenance of the common property and facilities, including private streets, drives, service parking, and recreational areas.
(G) Public easements on common property which is privately owned. When common property exists in private ownership, the owners shall grant easements, over, under, and through the property to the city, as may be required for public purposes.
(H) Revision of plan. After approval of a cluster development or a PUD under this subchapter, a site plan may be revised upon approval by the Planning Commission.
(1993 Code, § 154.124) (Ord. 84-1, passed 1-3-1984)