creating our neighbourhood plan
<ul><li>Presentation Outline: </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Summit Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Overvie...
Intro to Study and Process
<ul><li>Who is Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Steering Committee Members </li></ul><ul><li>Jason Aebig, Chair </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Study Background </li></ul><ul><li>In 2001, a Local Area Plan for the Nutana Community was prepared; </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Study Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Land Use: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify what land uses are appropriate and bal...
<ul><li>Study Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Character Retention: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify those characteristics that ...
<ul><li>Study Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Parking & Traffic: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>strategies for traffic and parking...
Study Process
 
INTRODUCTION
Overview of Background Review
<ul><li>Review of Background Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Plan Saskatoon </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful Saskatoon (2008) </li>...
Broadway Summit Outcomes
<ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Focus Group Sessions held over the course of two days on September 16 and 17 </li></ul>...
Broadway Summit <ul><li>Key Commonly Shared Perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Assets of the Broadway Area: </li></ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Issues: </li></ul><ul><li>Parking; </li></ul><ul><li>Concern that the policies and tools surrounding  heritage man...
<ul><li>Opportunities: </li></ul><ul><li>LEED  and environmental sustainability; </li></ul><ul><li>CPTED  Principles; </li...
<ul><li>Key Contradictory Perspectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Gentrification </li></ul><ul><...
Overview of Observations from a ‘Fresh Eyes’ Perspective
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>‘ Main Street’ & Mixed Uses </li></ul><ul><li>Housing & Tenure V...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Natural Setting & Views </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful Streets </li...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>High Quality Public Realm </li></ul><ul><li>Crosswalks </li></ul...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>About linking areas, orientation, safety & civic pride </li></ul...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Between Broadway & Adjacent Residential Areas </li></ul><ul><li>...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Scale of Street can be overwhelming – 30m (100ft) </li></ul><ul>...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Scale of Street can be overwhelming – 30m (100ft) </li></ul><ul>...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Front Yard Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Under-Scaled Buildings </li...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>About Longevity, Siting, Massing, Material Quality & Architectur...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Buffer for Pedestrians </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic-Calming </li></...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>‘ Main Streets’ Historically Built on Density & Struggle When Po...
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective Nutana One of the City’s Densest Areas 3,350 people per square km
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective Saskatoon 1,300/sKM
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective Saskatoon 1,300/sKM
10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective Saskatoon 1,300/sKM Mississauga 2,100/sKM Toronto 3,900/sKM Boston 4,600...
Existing Conditions
<ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Existing land uses and land use policies are generally consistent </li></ul>Land Us...
<ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Existing development does not reflect full potential of Commercial District zoning ...
<ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Proximity to River Valley </li></ul><ul><li>Schools provide for open space </li></u...
<ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Larger foot prints and coverage consistent with commercial and higher density stree...
<ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Not a large number of heritage significant structures remain along Broadway </li></...
<ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Predominantly a low-rise area </li></ul><ul><li>No obvious order to where taller bu...
<ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Limited available vacant sites </li></ul><ul><li>A number of incompatible building ...
<ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Fine-grained grid pattern of streets </li></ul><ul><li>Well served by transit (5min...
<ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>On-Street parking located throughout </li></ul><ul><li>Metered parking (short-term)...
<ul><li>Measuring Up to Comparable ‘Main Streets’ </li></ul><ul><li>Historic commercial district </li></ul><ul><li>Linear ...
WHYTE AVENUE INGLEWOOD/9 TH  AVE 17 TH  AVENUE SW OSBORNE STREET Location: Winnipeg, MB Population (City): 633,451 (2006) ...
17 th  Avenue, Calgary Intensification: •  Intensification encouraged through zoning <ul><li>Parking: </li></ul><ul><li>Ex...
Whyte Avenue, Edmonton Intensification: • Require new commercial buildings to be of low scale and density (max. height 4 s...
Osborne Street, Winnipeg <ul><li>Intensification: </li></ul><ul><li>New buildings should be in keeping with existing stree...
Inglewood, Calgary <ul><li>Intensification: </li></ul><ul><li>Intensification encouraged to infill large number of vacant ...
<ul><li>Key Challenges/Questions to Tackle in the Next Few Day </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying the defining ‘Character’ that...
Next Steps
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  1. 1. creating our neighbourhood plan
  2. 2. <ul><li>Presentation Outline: </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Summit Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Overview of Observations from a ‘Fresh Eyes’ Perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Existing Conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring Up to Comparable Main Streets </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges & questions to tackle in the Next 3 Days </li></ul>
  3. 3. Intro to Study and Process
  4. 4. <ul><li>Who is Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Steering Committee Members </li></ul><ul><li>Jason Aebig, Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Wallace, NCA </li></ul><ul><li>Tanya Ringdal, BBID </li></ul><ul><li>Bruce Cory, BBID </li></ul><ul><li>Carl Miller, Commercial Land Owners and or Business Owners </li></ul><ul><li>Harriett Richards, NCA & BILD </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Bobyn, NCA </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Der, Civic Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Lesley Arsenault, Civic Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Sturgeon, NCA </li></ul><ul><li>Moarg McKercher, NCA </li></ul><ul><li>Nadya Veerman, NCA </li></ul><ul><li>Janet Crouch, Commercial Land Owners and or Business Owners </li></ul>INTRODUCTION
  5. 5. <ul><li>Study Background </li></ul><ul><li>In 2001, a Local Area Plan for the Nutana Community was prepared; </li></ul><ul><li>Recently there have been shifts in the economic, physical and social conditions of Broadway Avenue and the Nutana Community; </li></ul><ul><li>Shift in context has resulted in some recommendations not being fully implemented, and new issues have emerged that were not previously anticipated; </li></ul><ul><li>The Planning Partnership was retained in the Spring of 2008 to prepare a new Development Plan for the area; </li></ul>INTRODUCTION
  6. 6. <ul><li>Study Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Land Use: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify what land uses are appropriate and balanced; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>provide guidance on appropriate densities for residential and commercial development; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>provide guidance with respect to the appropriate scale and height of new buildings; and, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>how to create a healthy transition between Broadway Avenue and the adjacent residential neighbourhoods. </li></ul></ul>INTRODUCTION
  7. 7. <ul><li>Study Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Character Retention: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify those characteristics that make this area special, including what characteristics should be enhanced and reinforced; and, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>how the form and shape of new buildings, quality and character of public spaces and streets, and, architectural design can contribute to the character of the area. </li></ul></ul>INTRODUCTION
  8. 8. <ul><li>Study Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Parking & Traffic: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>strategies for traffic and parking that are balanced with the need to retain an inviting pedestrian environment and a livable community. </li></ul></ul></ul>INTRODUCTION
  9. 9. Study Process
  10. 11. INTRODUCTION
  11. 12. Overview of Background Review
  12. 13. <ul><li>Review of Background Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Plan Saskatoon </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful Saskatoon (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Nutana: Community Quick Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Saskatoon Zoning By-Law </li></ul><ul><li>Local Area Planning Status Report (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Broadway Visitor’s Guide (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Broadway BID Annual Review (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Broadway BID Strategic Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Broadway BID Annual Review (2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Draft – Proposed B5B Overlay </li></ul><ul><li>Nutana Local Area Plan Final Report </li></ul><ul><li>Broadway Parking Study (2000) </li></ul><ul><li>Broadway: Through Boom and Bust and Back Again! </li></ul><ul><li>Broadway Streetscape Improvement Master Plan </li></ul>BACKGROUND
  13. 14. Broadway Summit Outcomes
  14. 15. <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Focus Group Sessions held over the course of two days on September 16 and 17 </li></ul><ul><li>Met with a diverse group of people including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Residents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Owners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members of Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Property Owners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Area Schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heritage Interest Groups </li></ul></ul>Broadway Summit
  15. 16. Broadway Summit <ul><li>Key Commonly Shared Perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Assets of the Broadway Area: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Central Location: easily accessible from all parts of the City; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Built, un-built and storied Heritage; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diverse mix of uses that contributes to the areas character; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social, economic and demographic diversity ; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locally owned businesses ; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the density of the area adds to the vitality and energy of Broadway; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Walkability ; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong sense of community ; and, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Broadway BID </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Issues: </li></ul><ul><li>Parking; </li></ul><ul><li>Concern that the policies and tools surrounding heritage management are insufficient; </li></ul><ul><li>increasing development pressure – fear that it will threaten the character of Broadway; </li></ul><ul><li>Affordability for both residential and commercial uses is decreasing; </li></ul><ul><li>Threat from other emerging areas </li></ul><ul><li>Noise, traffic and crime related to the bars and pubs </li></ul>Broadway Summit
  17. 18. <ul><li>Opportunities: </li></ul><ul><li>LEED and environmental sustainability; </li></ul><ul><li>CPTED Principles; </li></ul><ul><li>Improving alternative modes of transportation; </li></ul><ul><li>Amending existing policies to provide affordable housing in more innovative ways such as granny flats; </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing density ; </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing new incentives and tools for heritage protection and enhancement ; and, </li></ul><ul><li>limiting or specifying store (floorplate) sizes . </li></ul>Broadway Summit
  18. 19. <ul><li>Key Contradictory Perspectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Gentrification </li></ul><ul><li>Festivals & Events </li></ul>Broadway Summit <ul><li>Other Key Notable Perspectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Small Town Character anchored by the “ Main Street Experience ” </li></ul><ul><li>Authenticity of both the experience of being on Broadway, and the authenticity of the heritage buildings along the street. </li></ul>
  19. 20. Overview of Observations from a ‘Fresh Eyes’ Perspective
  20. 21. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>‘ Main Street’ & Mixed Uses </li></ul><ul><li>Housing & Tenure Variety </li></ul><ul><li>Walkable Streets & Blocks </li></ul><ul><li>Abundance of Amenities </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Transit </li></ul>
  21. 22. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Natural Setting & Views </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful Streets </li></ul><ul><li>Rich History & Heritage Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Location & Proximity </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of Community </li></ul><ul><li>Appeal & Room to Grow </li></ul>
  22. 23. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>High Quality Public Realm </li></ul><ul><li>Crosswalks </li></ul><ul><li>Landscaping </li></ul><ul><li>Feature Paving </li></ul><ul><li>Signage </li></ul><ul><li>Furnishing </li></ul><ul><li>Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Public Art </li></ul>
  23. 24. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>About linking areas, orientation, safety & civic pride </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Landmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gateways </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-block connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CPTED principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wayfinding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bike Parking </li></ul></ul>
  24. 25. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Between Broadway & Adjacent Residential Areas </li></ul><ul><li>The Broadway Commercial ‘Shoulder’ </li></ul><ul><li>The South End of Broadway </li></ul>
  25. 26. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Scale of Street can be overwhelming – 30m (100ft) </li></ul><ul><li>Especially in winter and where less landscaping exists </li></ul><ul><li>Proportional ‘Street Wall’ can help </li></ul>
  26. 27. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Scale of Street can be overwhelming – 30m (100ft) </li></ul><ul><li>Especially in winter and where less landscaping exists </li></ul><ul><li>Proportional ‘Street Wall’ can help </li></ul>
  27. 28. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Front Yard Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Under-Scaled Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Gaps and Blank Walls </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Retail At-Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Inconsistent Setbacks </li></ul><ul><li>Visible Untreated Parking Areas </li></ul>
  28. 29. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>About Longevity, Siting, Massing, Material Quality & Architectural Detail </li></ul><ul><li>Not About Style </li></ul><ul><li>Public & Large Scaled Buildings Have the Greatest Civic Obligations </li></ul>
  29. 30. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>Buffer for Pedestrians </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic-Calming </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Surveillance </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Viability </li></ul>
  30. 31. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective <ul><li>‘ Main Streets’ Historically Built on Density & Struggle When Populations Decline </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Mass of People & Activity Essential for Health & Success </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity & Affordability </li></ul><ul><li>Vibrancy & Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Hallmark of Sustainable Neighbourhoods </li></ul>
  31. 32. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective Nutana One of the City’s Densest Areas 3,350 people per square km
  32. 33. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective Saskatoon 1,300/sKM
  33. 34. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective Saskatoon 1,300/sKM
  34. 35. 10 Key Observations from a Fresh Eyes Perspective Saskatoon 1,300/sKM Mississauga 2,100/sKM Toronto 3,900/sKM Boston 4,600/sKM Vancouver 5,300/sKM London 4,700/sKM San Francisco 6,400/sKM New York 10,300/sKM Paris 26,000/sKM
  35. 36. Existing Conditions
  36. 37. <ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Existing land uses and land use policies are generally consistent </li></ul>Land Use Policy
  37. 38. <ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Existing development does not reflect full potential of Commercial District zoning permissions </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of massing and design controls </li></ul><ul><li>Density permissions seem excessive </li></ul>Zoning By-Law
  38. 39. <ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Proximity to River Valley </li></ul><ul><li>Schools provide for open space </li></ul><ul><li>Boulevards are an important ‘green’ amenity </li></ul><ul><li>5 Corners and Sidewalk Bump-outs serve as key gather spaces </li></ul>Parks & Open Spaces
  39. 40. <ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Larger foot prints and coverage consistent with commercial and higher density streets </li></ul><ul><li>Predominant character is street and pedestrian oriented - typical of traditional urban neighbourhoods </li></ul>Built Form
  40. 41. <ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Not a large number of heritage significant structures remain along Broadway </li></ul><ul><li>Key intersections have historic significance </li></ul>Heritage
  41. 42. <ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Predominantly a low-rise area </li></ul><ul><li>No obvious order to where taller buildings are located </li></ul>Existing Building Heights
  42. 43. <ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Limited available vacant sites </li></ul><ul><li>A number of incompatible building forms that ought to be redeveloped </li></ul><ul><li>Permissions exceed existing development within the most of the B5 zone </li></ul>Soft Sites
  43. 44. <ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Fine-grained grid pattern of streets </li></ul><ul><li>Well served by transit (5min walk) </li></ul><ul><li>Rear-lane orientation suggest early intentions for land uses </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic calming may benefit from greater signed/signalized intersections </li></ul>Circulation
  44. 45. <ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>On-Street parking located throughout </li></ul><ul><li>Metered parking (short-term) adjacent to commercial area </li></ul><ul><li>On-site private commercial parking is limited </li></ul><ul><li>No municipal parking facilities </li></ul>Parking
  45. 46. <ul><li>Measuring Up to Comparable ‘Main Streets’ </li></ul><ul><li>Historic commercial district </li></ul><ul><li>Linear configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Outside if central business district </li></ul><ul><li>Adjacent historic residential areas </li></ul><ul><li>Traditionally low-rise building heights </li></ul><ul><li>Night life destination </li></ul>
  46. 47. WHYTE AVENUE INGLEWOOD/9 TH AVE 17 TH AVENUE SW OSBORNE STREET Location: Winnipeg, MB Population (City): 633,451 (2006) Location: Calgary, AB Population (City): 988,183 (2006) Location: Edmonton, AB Population (City): 730,372 (2006) Location: Calgary, AB Population (City): 988,183 (2006)
  47. 48. 17 th Avenue, Calgary Intensification: • Intensification encouraged through zoning <ul><li>Parking: </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring municipal surface parking lots to mitigate parking shortage </li></ul><ul><li>New design guidelines require all loading at rear </li></ul><ul><li>Parking relaxations for public housing </li></ul><ul><li>Licensed Establishments: </li></ul><ul><li>Zoning restricts number of clubs/block and percentage of block taken up by clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Land Use: </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial uses allowed on only first and second floors, maximum unit size 300 m2 </li></ul><ul><li>Transition To Low-Rise: </li></ul><ul><li>Policy of stepping down heights from 17 th Ave. </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum height in core is 3 storeys (taller in other areas) </li></ul><ul><li>Area north of 17 th is an apartment neighbourhood </li></ul><ul><li>Built Form Control: </li></ul><ul><li>Bylaw limits widths of storefronts to 7.5 m </li></ul><ul><li>Setbacks recently standardized to 4.5 m </li></ul><ul><li>Built form design guidelines </li></ul>
  48. 49. Whyte Avenue, Edmonton Intensification: • Require new commercial buildings to be of low scale and density (max. height 4 storeys, hotels may be 6) <ul><li>Parking: </li></ul><ul><li>Provision of off-street commercial parking, and appropriate residential parking in new developments </li></ul><ul><li>Discourage long-term parking on residential streets </li></ul><ul><li>Licensed Establishments: </li></ul><ul><li>Police recommend better training for bar workers, prohibition of cheap drink specials, prohibition of glass bottles, addition of taxi stands </li></ul><ul><li>“ Zoning overlay” prohibits new clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Land Use: </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibition against expansion of commercial area </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage office use above grade, retail at grade </li></ul><ul><li>Apartments only allowed on top floors </li></ul><ul><li>Auto oriented uses not permitted </li></ul><ul><li>Transition To Low-Rise: </li></ul><ul><li>Stepping down to surrounding residential height -14 to 10 m </li></ul><ul><li>Built Form Control: </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum storefront width of 10 m. </li></ul><ul><li>Built form guidelines (focus on traditional materials and styles). </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizes overlay zone </li></ul>
  49. 50. Osborne Street, Winnipeg <ul><li>Intensification: </li></ul><ul><li>New buildings should be in keeping with existing street pattern and architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Parking: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Parking management district,” In which “in lieu” agreements are promoted </li></ul><ul><li>Residential parking permit system is used </li></ul><ul><li>Above and below grade parking is promoted </li></ul><ul><li>Licensed Establishments: </li></ul><ul><li>Bars are not permitted in “mixed use transition” zones </li></ul><ul><li>Land Use: </li></ul><ul><li>Auto oriented uses not allowed </li></ul><ul><li>Transition To Low-Rise: </li></ul><ul><li>Use of special 2-4 storey “mixed-use transition” zoning between lower residential and taller commercial heights </li></ul><ul><li>Zoned to permit pockets of taller residential buildings (up to five storeys) </li></ul><ul><li>Built Form Control: </li></ul><ul><li>Development adjacent to heritage buildings must respect their character </li></ul><ul><li>Zoning requires pedestrian oriented form and high quality design </li></ul>
  50. 51. Inglewood, Calgary <ul><li>Intensification: </li></ul><ul><li>Intensification encouraged to infill large number of vacant lots </li></ul><ul><li>Parking: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Parking Awareness Program” </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of municipal commercial parking lots </li></ul><ul><li>Parking relaxations for heritage buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Licensed Establishments: </li></ul><ul><li>Zoning restricts number of clubs/block and percentage of block taken up by clubs (Inglewood is not major club area) </li></ul><ul><li>Land Use Conflicts: </li></ul><ul><li>Auto oriented businesses prohibited </li></ul><ul><li>Entire area rezoned “direct control” to allow community review of all development proposals </li></ul><ul><li>Transition To Low-Rise: </li></ul><ul><li>Stepbacks required above third storey of commercial buildings on 9th Ave. </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial buildings limited to four storeys (up to seven storeys with residential component) </li></ul><ul><li>Built Form Control: </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive restoration program </li></ul><ul><li>Design guidelines call for new building to relate to historic styles, heights </li></ul>
  51. 52. <ul><li>Key Challenges/Questions to Tackle in the Next Few Day </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying the defining ‘Character’ that ought to be retained </li></ul><ul><li>Defining the appropriate form for new development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on sound urban design principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancing the pedestrian experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing for adequate transitions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Identifying strategies to address parking issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Linkages to development? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Municipal involvement in additional parking? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design standards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strategies for Traffic-Calming & Accommodating Active Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies for Licensed Establishments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Limits to number and scale? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Owner responsibilities? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Implementation Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential zoning amendments? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Form-based regulations? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidelines? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design review? </li></ul></ul>
  52. 53. Next Steps
  53. 54. Next Steps
  54. 56. INTRODUCTION Study Process

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