The following design standards shall apply to all development in the District:
   (a)   All required parking spaces which are to be enclosed shall be enclosed with a permanent roof, continuous foundation, concrete floor and exterior wall pierced only for ventilation, windows and doors. Underground parking which has an at grade roof covered in ground cover, landscaping, recreation facilities or landscaped patio may be counted for required open space. Parking lots shall be screened from adjacent residential uses and public streets with dense evergreen hedges or trees and/or earthen mounds or other effective screening as approved by the Planning Commission. Decked or structured parking above or below grade may be open to allow light and air into the parking structure and shall have finished exterior decorative walls and/or landscaping adequate to screen the view of parked cars within the facility from the street fronting the parking garage as approved by the Planning Commission. (Ord. 2000-71. Passed 7-20-00.)
   (b)   All roofed surfaces shall be provided gutters and downspouts connected to an approved storm system.
   (c)   All driveways and parking areas shall be designed and constructed with positive drainage with catch basins. All driveways and parking areas serving more than four dwelling units shall have concrete rolled or barrier curbs defining the limits of the paved areas.
   (d)   Sidewalks shall be provided to all dwelling units connecting the dwelling to the required parking spaces and to the public streets.
   (e)   Trash storage containers shall be enclosed with a six-foot high masonry wall on three sides with a closable door. Trash enclosures shall be screened with landscaping, located not less than six feet from any frame building and provided a concrete pad and apron adequate to support collection vehicles.
   (f)   Buildings in the District and those constructed in phases shall be harmonious in design, exterior materials and color so as to provide a coordinated architectural design for the development area.
      (Ord. 1991-42. Passed 5-16-91.)
   (g)   Any streets serving more than 100 dwellings, dwellings of different types or non- residential uses shall be dedicated public streets unless otherwise approved by the Planning Commission and Council. Private street pavements shall be constructed to City standards for public streets unless a different standard is approved by Council. All private streets shall be within an easement granted to the City for access. All private streets shall be owned and maintained by the landowner or condominium association.
      (Ord. 1999-66. Passed 6-3-99.)
   (h)   Town Center Planned Unit Developments shall be pedestrian oriented with first floor retail storefronts, curbside parking, pedestrian plazas, and shall include other features such as decorative street furniture, landscaped streets and walks, weather protected walkways, outdoor seating, bicycle facilities including paths and parking, decorative pavement to indicate pedestrian areas and crosswalks, traffic calming measures, transit accommodation and signage that is compatible with the building architecture and pedestrian scale.
(Ord. 2018-122. Passed 2-7-19.)
   (i)   Canopies and/or awnings may project from a building face and may extend or be within one foot of the back of a curb. Open arcades providing cover over sidewalks in front of buildings may extend to within five feet of a street curb.
      (Ord. 2000-71. Passed 7-20-00.)