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Commission Workshop February 2017Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing Comprehensive Plan Policies Implementation Ordinance Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Feb 10, 2017 Policies = Implementation Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017 One of six implementation initiatives Why This Ordinance, NOW: 1.Uniformity:Application over Town and change in political/ administrative leadership 2.Equity: In distribution of burden 3.Clarity: Of what must be considered 4.Defensibility: Assure consistent, not capricious 5.Protection: Of value and Quality of Life 6.Implementation: Of the Comp Plan 7.Keep Pace with Development: Structure process for better management Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017 Structure of the Policies Ordinance: 1.5 SECTIONS related to Policy Areas: •Thoroughfares •Parks, Open Space, and Trails •Town Design •Town Facilities •Storm Water Conservation 2.Land Use is addressed in the TDI Ordinance passed earlier this month Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017 Each Policy Section has 3 Pieces: 1.Regulatory Policy Status: Describes how this SECTION will be used and its relationship to the Comp Plan intent and vision as well as its intended relationship to a development submittal 2.Application Trigger Points: Describes the conditions which, if manifest, require that this set of policies be brought into the development review process. 3.Plan Review/ Submittal Requirements: Specifies the submittal requirements (data, plans, etc.) and the assumptions that should be factored in any analysis (e.g. TIA) Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017 Sections may Apply Differently: Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017 TYPE OF SUBMITTAL APPLICABLE SECTION APPLICABLE EXCEPTIONS Thoroughfare Example Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017 1.Regulatory Policy Status: Resolution of guiding intent of Thoroughfare Plan at time of development. Therefore a TIA is required to reveal traffic impact of development and need for plan implementation. 2.Application Trigger Points: When an LOS D or better is indicated by TIA for streets or intersections serving the development 3.Plan Review/ Submittal Requirements: Scope of analysis, regional conditions to be considered, build-out conditions to be considered, required assumptions for determining trip demand, and recommended remedial/mitigating improvements. Town Facilities Example Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017 1.Regulatory Policy Status: Preservation of response time capability. 2.Application Trigger Points: A.Opportunity to activate a service area B. Potential of losing the service area capability C. When the new development (primarily commercial) exceeds capability of current equipment. 3.Plan Review/ Submittal Requirements: An emergency services Impact Analysis which looks at additional service personnel required, private supplementary measures, effect on desired response time, possible alternate locations if this site cannot provide service. Storm Water Conservation Example Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017 1.Regulatory Policy Status: Continuous initiative to improve water quality and Town will seek to implement wherever the opportunity exists. 2.Application Trigger Points: A.When considering any drainage plan or development in conjunction with a waterway. B. When implementing the Thoroughfare Plan or considering road development/ improvement C. When extending open space, improving/ restoring natural systems, development of detention/ponds 3.Plan Review/ Submittal Requirements: Application must show efforts for water quality and conservation and document opportunities for such initiatives. Parks, Open Space, Trails Example Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017 1.Regulatory Policy Status: Aimed at view protection, natural preservation, historic continuity, and recreation needs of citizens and is a point of consideration in development review. 2.Application Trigger Points: A.When a request engages the Comp Plan and intersects with the location of landmark landform, natural waterway, open space. B. When the request presents opportunity to implement recreation opportunities or connect open spaces. C. When the plan intersects with historic landscape 3.Plan Review/ Submittal Requirements: The Town must consider opportunity, available alternative, level of loss, future opportunities preserved or foreclosed. Town Design Example Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017 1.Regulatory Policy Status: Limit visual chaos, promote visual continuity, perpetuate identity. 2.Application Trigger Points: A.When considering any Thoroughfare, Street, or Trail . B. When improving any Thoroughfare, Street or Trail C. When considering any space that will be used by the public. D. When considering any development abutting a portal 3.Plan Review/ Submittal Requirements: The Developer must demonstrate consideration of Town design palette, forms, textures, color, materials, streetscape, and landscape themes. Questions MASTER TDI LOG Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing –Jan. 10, 2017