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Larger Sites

INTENT

To develop larger sites (over 1 acre) to fit within the surrounding context and reinforce desired patterns of development including street typologies, frontage types, and minimizing the visual and physical impact of parking on the public realm.

STANDARD

1

Design the site by clustering buildings and arranging them with frontages on public streets, public spaces, or open space.

 

 

GUIDELINES

a.    Parking is not visible from the public realm


b.    Use landscaping to buffer and minimize the visual impact of parking


c.    Locate parking under the building


d.    Provide on-street parking on public streets


e.    Provide a series of smaller groupings of parking to minimize the visual and functional impacts

 

 

GUIDELINES

a.    Design the site so buildings front on a public street


b.    Design the site with buildings fronting on a public space with a variety of activities and functions


c.    Design the site with buildings fronting on public or semi-public open space with human-scaled design elements

STANDARD

2

Design sites to minimize the visual impact of parking on the public realm.