Section 6.800 - Multi-Building Sites

The following requirements (Section 6.810, 6.820, 6.830, 6.840) will apply for the preparation, submission, and approval of preliminary site plans for both residential and non-residential developments with more than one principal building on a single lot.

6.810 PRE-APPLICATION CONFERENCE

A pre-preliminary site plan conference will be arranged by the developer with both the Planning Staff and any other Designated Administrative Agent prior to the submission of a preliminary site plan for a multi-building site.

6.820 PRELIMINARY PLAN REQUIREMENTS

A developer must submit to the Planning Director or Designee a preliminary site plan and supplemental documents for review and approval. The preliminary site plan must be prepared in accordance with the requirements of Section 6.400 and must include the following additional information:

1. The use, approximate height, bulk, and location of all buildings and structures.

2. All proposed land uses and, for residential development, the densities of dwelling units.

3. In the case of plans which call for development over a period of years, a schedule showing the time within which application for final approval of all parts of the development are intended to be filed.

4. The proposed location, use, improvements, ownership, and manner of maintenance of common open space areas.

5. Final drafts of legal documents dedicating and restricting the common areas and establishing the means of common area ownership and maintenance.

6. Proposed off-street parking and circulation plan showing the location and arrangement of parking spaces and any driveways for ingress and egress to and from adjacent streets and highways.

6.830 PRELIMINARY PLAN REVIEW CRITERIA

The Planning Director or employees under his or her direction will review the preliminary site plan to insure conformance with the requirements of the zoning ordinance. The Planning Director or Designated Administrative Agent will review the preliminary site plan to insure conformance with the requirements of this ordinance. In addition, the multi-building site will be evaluated on the standards listed below.

1. The character, amount and arrangement of open space areas will adequately serve the needs of residential or non-residential occupants.

2. Proposed means of dedication, ownership, and maintenance of all common areas, the restrictions on its uses, and the organization and authority of such associations as may be established for ownership and maintenance of common areas will assure the continuance of such space for its designed purpose.

3. Site planning for the overall development will provide protection of the development from potentially adverse surrounding influences and protection of surrounding areas from potentially adverse influences within the development.

4. The terms and conditions proposed for development over a period of years are sufficient to protect the interests of the public and the occupants of the development.

6.840 PRELIMINARY PLAN APPROVAL AND FINAL PLAT

The Planning Director or staff under his direction is authorized to approve, approve with conditions, or disapprove the preliminary site plan for a multi-building site which adheres to or shows only minor revisions (Section 3.100.11) to

(1) an approved parallel conditional district or overlay district zoning plan which specifies the location of open space, edge conditions, approximate location of buildings, internal circulation, and relationship to public streets; or

(2) a sketch plan which has been reviewed by the Planning Board and approved by the Town Board in accordance with Section 6.300ƒ.

For multi-building sites which do not adhere to a detailed approved plan as described in (1) or (2) above, the Planning Board will recommend and the Town Board will take action to approve, tentatively approve with conditions, or deny the preliminary site plan. When granted tentative approval with conditions, the developer must submit a revised plan that is in conformance with those conditions. If a preliminary site plan is disapproved, the Planning Director will furnish a written notice of the denial and the reasons for the denial upon request of the applicant.

The final plat for a multi-building site or innovative housing development shall be prepared in accordance with the requirements of Section 6.600 and shall contain the following additional information:

(a) The use, height, bulk, and location of all buildings and structures;

(b) All land uses;

(c) The location, use, improvements, ownership, and manner of maintenance for all open space and for all common areas.

The Planning Director or staff under his direction is authorized to approve, approve with conditions, or disapprove the final plat for a multi-building site which adheres to or shows only minor revisions (3.100.11) to an approved preliminary plan. If the final plat includes major revisions to the approved preliminary plan, it will be placed on the agendas of the Planning Board for recommendation and the Town Board for approval, approval with conditions, or disapproval.

An administrative disapproval may be taken to the Planning Board and Town Board in accordance with the provisions of Section 4.000.

6.850 ADEQUATE PUBLIC FACILITIES AND TRAFFIC IMPACT ASSESSMENTS

Where required, an Adequate Public Facilities Application and Traffic Impact Assessment shall be provided by the applicant, in accordance with Articles 13 and 14 of the Town Zoning Ordinance, which are incorporated by this reference.

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