Initial Development Plan Submittal
The developer submitted a Development Plan for the site formally known as the Solo Cup Factory property. The features of this development included a 400 unit high amenity Multi-Family Building and 159 attached Townhomes ( single family homes ). This Plan was presented to City Staff. Staff then scheduled presentation to the City’s Planning and Design Commission. While the Commission asked several questions regarding the functions and retires of the Multi-Family Building, their comments mostly centered around “planning issues”. Upon further clarification from Staff, it was communicated to the Developer that circulation roads as presented needed redesign.
Second Development Plan Submittal
Based on Staff and Planning and Design Commission comments, the developer submitted a second Plan for the development. The Plan included a 400 unit high amenity Multi-Family Building and 119 attached Townhomes ( single family homes ). The key feature of this revised Plan was that circulation roads now flowed through the entire site with very few end streets. This design also featured a “town square” at the junction of Multi-Family and Townhome living. The square was purposely design so as to accommodate a variety of semi-private and public functions and as a visual expression of the neighborhood aspect of the development. This Plan was met with praise and enthusiasm by City Staff. Staff then recommended that the developer overlay all of the City’s requirements regarding heritage tree preservation into the new Plan.
Third Development Plan Submittal
Based on Staff input, the developer submitted a third Plan for the development. The Plan included a 400 unit high amenity Multi-Family Building and 100 attached Townhomes (single family homes ). This most recent Plan keeps all of the key features of the second Plan while now accommodating the City’s requirements for Heritage Tree Preservation. Additionally, this Plan now also accommodates several commercial neighbors along the North property line with room for their parking lot expansions.