Will I be able to address the Design Review Board?
If you wish to speak, you must send your full name, and the street where you live to email@example.com in advance of the meeting. Deadline for requests to speak is NOON on Sept 16. Speakers will be called upon and limited to exactly three (3) minutes. The Design Review Board can only consider comments related to design of the project. They have no authority in zoning matters.
Four Steps: Online Engagement, Site Walk, Design Review Meeting, Final Plan
Who will Live Here?
The National Association of Homebuilders conducted a recent survey and 53% of the respondents indicated that they may consider downsizing in the future. This was representative across Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers and Seniors.
Draft plan July 20, 2020
The project is proposed to be developed in 4 phases. With screening/landscaping for each phase being completed prior to occupancy. *Dark sky compliant lighting throughout.
Restricted RV types include: Converted Garage structures, Converted Barn Kits, Converted Shed Kits, Schoolies, Toy Haulers, Truck Campers, Hybrid travel Trailers, Pop-up Trailers.
The project respects the Dark Sky by utilizing up to 96 solar-powered path lights for lighting with 9 post mounted industrial style galvanized downlights at key community gathering points for added safety.
Thanks for the Help to Improve the Project
Community and expert feedback has helped the shape the plan.
Streetscape strategies, neighborhood amenities, landscaping, screening/buffering, and lighting have been improved based on public input.
We have drafted community guidelines to help preserve and protect the neighborhood character and minimize impacts. They include: Animals & Pets, Garbage and Refuse Disposal, Protective Screening, Parking, and Storage.
Riparian Enhancement & Biodiversity
3 Steps over 6-10 years.
Existing Wash Area
Low Biological Diversity
Water Retention: None
Water Harvesting: None
Medium Biological Diversity
Establish some native plantings in clusters to create enhanced habitat and seed sources. Soil amendments necessary.
High Biological Diversity
Trail, BMP and SWM enhancements, Water retention strategies.
Fitting into the neighborhood
The project is being designed based on 6 strategies to best fit the Mingus Shadows Neighborhood.
To ensure compatibility with the neighborhood.
The proposed project is consistent with the General Plan Policies, the provisions of the Current Zoning (R4), the Sustainable Development Guidelines, and Approved Native Plant List.
The project application for a Mobile Tiny Home/ RV Development is a permitted use in the R4 Manufactured Home Residential zoning and is not under consideration. The site plan, landscape plan, and lighting plans are being considered by the Design Review Board at the August 5th meeting. (Click on the Links Below).
The Clarkdale Zoning Code is current through Ordinance #403, passed February 25, 2020, and Resolution #1621, passed February 25, 2020.
Adaptive/native trees and shrubs, native cacti and succulents for the Clarkdale area.
Summary of input, comments and survey responses, the Survey had 31 responses and was available online for more than 2 months. More than 40 modifications were made to the plan, guidelines and restrictions based on community feedback.
Case studies on the impact of property values on 12 adjacent homes to 3 built tiny house projects.
New Plant List for Greenway Restoration
Working with the Friends of the Verde River we are developing strategies for greenway restoration including a pollinator garden. Coming Soon!
Our team analyzed the functional classification of this local street and has calculated the trip generation rates from the proposed project.
Draft Community Design Guidelines
Reducing impacts to the existing neighborhood are considered in the development of design guidelines and regulations.
Summary of Response to Public Input
Modifications were made to the plan and also the guidelines to address some of the most critical concerns raised.
Design Review Board
Roles & Responsibilities
The Design Review Board reviews the exterior design of proposed new buildings, proposed alterations to buildings, excluding single-family residences, and major development or redevelopment projects, to assure that they are compatible with the surrounding environment and to preserve and protect the integrity and character of the Town.
This online tool is designed to aid in engagement during COVID19, and be a one stop shop for information about the proposed project. The tool is designed to collect comments and focused input for the applicant to help improve the project including the draft guiding principles. The survey will help provide input to the Design Review Board and the applicant on landscaping, screening/buffering, and lighting plans.
Pocket Neighborhoods, Tiny Homes & Missing Middle Housing
Presentation Topics Include:
Improving Housing Choice