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(A) Commercial and industrial subdivisions face unique problems of lot design not normally encountered in residential subdivisions.
(B) For this reason, the emphasis of the Plan Commission consideration shall be upon street layout and block arrangement. The procedural requirements shall be as outlined in this chapter, however, the subdivider need show only two lots along with the street and block layout. As lots are sized to the specifications of the prospective purchaser, the owner shall submit an amendment to the approved recorded subdivision plat, for consideration by the Plan Commission. Regular procedural requirements of the Plan Commission following the receipt of a final subdivision plat shall then apply. Streets that have been built to the specifications of previously approved plans on the approved plat, shall not have to be rebuilt because of the adoption of new criteria by the Town. This shall also apply to storm drainage facilities within said subdivision unless runoff characteristics have been changed by the newly proposed improvements or unauthorized existing improvements.
(C) A nonresidential subdivision shall also be subject to all the requirements of site plan approval set forth in Ch. 156 of this code of ordinances. Site plan approval and nonresidential subdivision plat approval may proceed simultaneously at the discretion of the Planning Commission. A non-residential subdivision shall be subject to all the requirements of these regulations, as well as such additional standards required by the Planning Commission, and shall conform to the proposed land use and standards established in the Comprehensive Plan, Official Map and Ch. 156 of this code of ordinances.
(D) In addition to the principles and standards in these regulations, which are appropriate to the planning of all subdivisions, the applicant shall demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Commission that the street, parcel and block pattern proposed is specifically adapted to the uses anticipated and takes into account other uses in the vicinity. The following principles and standards shall be observed.
(1) Proposed industrial parcels shall be suitable in area and dimensions to the types of industrial development anticipated.
(2) Street rights-of-way and pavement shall be adequate to accommodate the type and volume of traffic anticipated to be generated thereupon.
(3) Special requirements may be imposed by the Plan Commission with respect to street, curb, gutter and sidewalk design and construction.
(4) Special requirements may be imposed by the Plan Commission with respect to the installation of public utilities, including water, sewer and storm water drainage.
(5) Every effort shall be made to protect adjacent residential areas from potential nuisance from a proposed commercial or industrial subdivision, including the provision of extra depth in parcels backing up on existing or potential residential development and provisions for a permanently landscaped buffer strip when necessary.
(6) Streets carrying non-residential traffic, especially truck traffic, shall not normally be extended to the boundaries of adjacent existing or potential residential areas.
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