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Agenda Presentation: Background Proposed Corridors Uses Standards & Building Examples Q & A Small Group Discussions Report Back
Planning our Corridors How do you envision Wenatchee’s major streets over the next 20 years? How should planning help shape that vision?
What are we Planning for? GMA Update Does the Comprehensive Plan Reflect our Community Vision? Can the Urban Area Accommodate our Projected Population? How can Development Contribute to our High Quality of Life and Build on our Community Character?
Can our Urban Area Accommodate 8,372 New housing units? Existing UGA - 3,037 hu* Waterfront Mixed Use Dvlpt - 1,440 hu Expanded Sunnyslope UGA - 2,370 hu Total6,847 hu * hu = housing units: 2.53 persons per housing unit 8,372 – 6,847 = 1525 housing units
Where can 1,525 extra housing units go? Expanded UGA – limited by geography Downtown & Commercial Mixed Use Living Compatible Infill in Neighborhoods
Why are we Looking at our Corridors? To improve the quality of development on & around arterials To better provide for neighborhood services To provide a greater range of affordable, attractive housing options to residents To help accommodate our projected population growth
Meeting Input Results LG lot Non-Residential: OK = townhouses, duplexes, cottage housing, sm. neighborhood center, residential scaled commercial, & public/institutional Single Family: OK = cottage housing Service Nodes OK = 3-story mixed use, neighborhood mixed use, sm. neighborhood center, residential scaled commercial
2 Corridor Types Mixed Residential Corridor 1: high traffic volumes significant multi-family, public buildings (school, offices, etc), or other non-residential land uses Mixed Residential Corridor 2: lower traffic volumes predominantly single family residences historic resources
Permitted Uses – MRC 1 Accessory Uses Agriculture Single Family Duplexes Townhouses
Conditional Uses – MRC 1 B & BParks & Rec Areas Day Care (12 +)Public Bldgs/Facilities Churches Personal & Professional Services Home OccupationsCottage Housing HospitalMulti-Family Neighborhood Mixed Use Schools Nursing Home/Adult Living Facility (6 +)
Permitted Uses – MRC 2 Accessory Uses Agriculture Single Family
Conditional Uses – MRC 2 B & B Nursing Home/Adult Living Facility (6+) Day Care (12 +)Parks & Rec Areas ChurchesPublic Bldgs/Facilities Home OccupationsCottage Housing HospitalSchools
Building Types & Standards General Single Family Cottage Housing Duplexes Townhouses Multi-family Neighborhood Mixed Use Institutional
General Minimum lot size MRC1 – 5,000 SF MRC2 – 6,000 SF Maximum Lot Coverage MRC1 –75% MRC2 – 50% Maximum Height MRC1 – 4 Stories MRC2 – 2 Stories Setbacks Front yard: MRC1 – 15’ MRC2 – 25’ Side yard: MRC1 – 5’ MRC2 – 5’ Rear yard: MRC1 – 10’ MRC2 – 20 Parking behind or to the side Street trees Minimize curb cuts Pedestrian access
Conditional: MRC1 and MRC2 Setbacks Front yard - MRC1: 15’ (portions of a building that are at least 50’ away from a residential zone may be located no less than 5’ from the ROW.) MRC2: 25’ Rear yard - MRC1: 10’ (15’ if adjacent to a single family residence zone) MRC2: 20’ Side yard - 15’ if adjacent to a single family residence zone MRC1: 5’ MRC2: 10’ Institutional