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19.26.040. Density and intensity

            (1)        Residential:

                        (a)        Minimum density – One (1) unit per five thousand five hundred (5,500) square feet of lot area (+-8 units per acre).

                        (b)        Maximum density – One (1) unit per one thousand four hundred (1,400) square feet of lot area (+-31 units per acre).

            (2)        Density bonus and incentives.

                        To encourage higher residential density and build a transit oriented development within historic downtown, an applicant has an option to increase the number of units allowed in the MU-TOD zoning district.

                        Proximity to the central feature within the MU-TOD zoning district, the commuter rail station, and the inclusion of identified amenities or design options may result in an allowed increase in residential density referred to as a density bonus.  The total density bonus shall not exceed one hundred percent (100%) of the base density.  The density bonus is determined by the following chart with a recommendation from the Design Review Committee to the Planning Commission.

 

Density Bonus

 

Location

 

Maximum Density

50%

 

Immediately adjacent to the UTA station. This would include property located west of Main Street, south of Gentile Street, north of Layton Parkway and east of the Brookside Farms subdivision.  See Exhibit A map

 

With the 50% bonus the maximum density would be 46.5 units per acre

 

OR

40%

 

Adjacent to the UTA station.  This would include property located between Main Street and the I-15 corridor within the MU-TOD zone and south of Gentile Street.  See Exhibit A map

 

With the 40% bonus the maximum density would be 43.4 units per acre

 

 

 

 

Density Bonus

 

Design Criteria

 

Density Range

25%

 

Structured parking within the principal structure or adjacent to the principal structure for residential parking and shared parking with commercial uses can receive up to a 25% density bonus.  The parking structure is to be designed to be architecturally compatible with the principal structure to which it serves. The DRC will review and recommend the amount of density bonus, up to 25% based on the percentage of structured project stalls.

 

Immediately Adjacent

(50% Density Bonus Map Area)

 

75% density bonus, max. of 54 units per acre

 

Adjacent

(40% Density Bonus Map Area)

 

 

65% density bonus, max. of 51 units per acre

 

25%

 

The development may reach the 25% bonus if the following design elements are incorporated within the development.  Urban roof treatments, mixed uses at the street front, 70% glass fenestration on commercial street fronts, balcony treatments for residential, urban treatments for landscaping which includes plazas, roof gardens or having a water amenity.  The DRC will review and recommend the amount of density bonus, up to 25%, based on the number and nature of the architectural and urban design elements contained within the development.

 

Immediately Adjacent

(50% Density Bonus Map Area)

 

The range may be from 54 units per acre to 62 units per acre

 

Adjacent

(40% Density Bonus Map Area)

 

 

The range may be from 51 units per acre to 59 units per acre

 


Ord. No. 07-19, Enacted, 6/21/2007
Ord. No. 11-08, Amended, 3/3/2011

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