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(1) Land Use.

(a) Map E reflects land-use arrangements for the Willow Creek Basin and shall become one basis for future implementation through zoning or other applicable land use measures. The plan diagram locations for the approximately 92.8 acres of medium density residential and 10.2 acres of commercial in the Crow Road Study Area are based on the discussions at this time. The city recognizes that in the future there may be justification for minor adjustments to the designation and zone boundaries on those properties with more than one designation. The city shall allow for consideration of minor adjustments to the plan designation and zone boundary provided the acreage of each designation and zoning district remains within 10%, and the change is consistent with the purpose of the regulations adopted in the future for this area. (Policy 3)

(b) The City of Eugene shall apply its planned unit development (PUD), cluster subdivision or site review procedures (as appropriate) in the Willow Creek Basin in at least three cases:

1. Properties with elevation and slope, soil and geologic conditions which fit criteria identified in Eugene’s South Hills Study for applying PUD procedures; and

2. Properties in or adjacent to designated natural areas will be developed under either PUD or site review procedures, depending on the scale and complexity of the project. (Policy 4)

(2) Transportation.

(a) Through appropriate mechanisms, proposed developments shall be encouraged to respond to an overall transit, bicycle, and pedestrian system for the Willow Creek Basin. (Policy 2)

(b) Bicycle facilities will be designed to connect with other major routes outside the Willow Creek Basin, in order to provide residents and employees with this transportation option for daily and recreational travel needs. (Policy 3)

(c) Major employment and commercial center proposals shall plan for convenient, covered on-site bicycle parking as an integral part of a parking program. (Policy 4)

(d) Through appropriate mechanisms, proposed developments shall be encouraged to provide adequate transit access. (Policy 5)

(e) The City of Eugene shall work with major employers to establish and implement ongoing paratransit programs. (Policy 6)

(f) Development proposals within the urban growth boundary shall be reviewed to ensure adequate access to the adjacent properties within the urban reserve area. (Policy 7)

(g) A carefully planned collector street system providing access from residential, commercial, and industrial areas to arterial streets shall be developed for the Willow Creek Basin. (Policy 8)

(h) In the Crow Road Study Area, safety and circulation improvements at the intersection of Crow Road and W. 11th Avenue will be needed as the area develops. Transportation system level issues will be addressed by the transportation system plan according to the type of development anticipated by the comprehensive plan. Development-specific impacts will be addressed by individual developers in accordance with the city’s traffic impact analysis requirements. (Policy 9)

(i) In the Crow Road Study Area, north-south and east-west collector streets will be needed to serve the area, such as extension of Pitchford Avenue and Ed Cone Blvd. (Policy 10)

(3) Off-Site Public Facilities. Analysis shall be conducted and appropriate measures taken to deal with urban level storm run-off from the Willow Creek Basin. (Policy 3)

(4) Environmental. Acquisition, transfer of development rights, public easements and dedication to the public are mechanisms which shall be used to protect a continuous corridor along the entire length of the Basin ridgeline, including properties above the 800-foot elevation contour. The same mechanisms shall be employed to pursue protection of an interconnecting environmental/recreational/storm drainage system throughout the Basin. (Policy 2)

(Section 9.9710, see chart at front of Chapter 9 for legislative history from 2/26/01 through 6/1/02; amended by Ordinance No. 20535, enacted July 9, 2014, effective August 10, 2014.)