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S-CN Chase Node Special Area Zone Revised Amended
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The special area zone applied to the Chase Node area is intended to implement the comprehensive plan and TransPlan by ensuring that:

(1) The overall street system and internal circulation systems provide a network that encourages walking, bicycling and transit use, reduces vehicle miles traveled, and meets the City’s street connectivity standards.

(2) A coordinated system of striped bicycle lanes, on-street bicycle routes, and off-street bicycle paths shall be developed within the node.

(3) Multi-unit developments retain visual and physical links to adjacent public parks and natural areas and preserve unique natural features found on the site.

(4) New multi-unit developments shall front onto public and private streets with building entrances visible from the street.

(5) Setbacks and building designs for multi-unit developments shall promote privacy and compatibility with abutting lower intensity residential uses and historic properties.

(6) Vehicle parking lots or areas shall not be located between buildings and adjacent public streets identified as pedestrian and transit corridors.

(7) Commercial buildings shall be designed so as to stimulate the creation of high-quality pedestrian use areas.

(8) Commercial buildings shall be designed with ground floor business entrances fronting on the primary pedestrian-oriented street and with street-facing facades that contain windows.

(9) Commercial services are sized and located as a neighborhood center, to be compatible with surrounding residential uses and not unduly draw from a large region outside the nodal development area.

(10) The development standards:

(a) Improve the quality and appearance of development in the city.

(b) Ensure that such development is compatible with adjacent development and is complementary to the community as a whole.

(c) Encourage crime prevention through environmental design, decrease opportunity for crime, and increase user perception of safety.

(d) Increase opportunities for use of alternative modes of transportation.

(e) Promote streetscapes that are consistent with the desired character of the various residential and commercial zones.

(f) Promote safe, attractive, and functional pedestrian circulation systems in commercial areas.

(Section 9.3100, added by Ordinance No. 20267, enacted November 12, 2002, effective March 3, 2003; amended by Ordinance No. 20584, enacted July 17, 2017, effective August 24, 2017; Ordinance No. 20667, enacted May 24, 2022, effective June 25, 2022.)