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(1) Subdivision Requirements. If land or structures within a proposed PUD are to be sold to more than one person, partnership, firm or corporation, or are to include the dedication of land, then the proposed PUD shall be subject to the short plat or long plat procedures of PMC Title 21;

(2) Right-of-Way Requirements. City policy with regards to the dedication of right-of-way and right-of-way improvements as established in Resolution No. 1372 and PMC 12.04.100 are waived in a PUD;

(3) Zoning Requirements. A planned unit development shall be exempt from the minimum lot size and setback standards of this title except, where on-site parking is located in front of a structure, that portion of the structure shall be set back 20 feet from the property line;

(4) Density Requirements. A minimum and maximum density requirement shall be established for each land use identified in the Comprehensive Plan. The density requirements are provided in the table below:

Land Use Classification

Minimum Density

Maximum Density

Low Density Residential

5 du/acre

7 du/acre

Mixed Residential

12 du/acre

20 du/acre

High Density Residential

21 du/acre

35 du/acre

Mixed Residential/Commercial

17 du/acre

35 du/acre

(5) Density Bonus. The Hearing Examiner may authorize a density not more than 20 percent greater than what is otherwise permitted of the underlying land use, following findings that the amenities or design features which promote the purposes of this chapter are clearly identified and provided;

(6) Amenities and Open Space Requirements. The PUD shall provide not less than 15 percent of the gross land area for common open space. Common open space shall be accessible to all owners or tenants of the development at the time of final approval. Open space shall be provided for active or passive recreational activities and for the preservation of existing natural site amenities whenever possible. Maintenance and operation of the open space shall be the responsibility of the property owner(s) or homeowners association.

(a) Open space shall not include:

(i) Streets, alleys, and other rights-of-way;

(ii) Vehicle drives, parking, loading and storage areas;

(b) Examples of amenities and open space can include but are not limited to:

(i) Pedestrian pathways and bike trails;

(ii) Open lawn areas, playgrounds, recreation fields;

(iii) Community gardens;

(iv) Community club area;

(v) Swimming pool;

(vi) Plazas, sitting areas;

(c) Additional examples of uses may found in the latest edition of the City of Pasco Parks, Recreation and Forestry Plan;

(7) Lot Requirements. Minimum lot areas, lot dimensions, building heights, lot coverage and yard requirements shall be as established on the approved development plan;

(8) Setbacks between Buildings. A distance between all structures shall at a minimum comply with the standards prescribed by the most current edition of the International Building and Fire Codes as adopted by the City Council;

(9) Public Street Standards. Public street standards, as identified in PMC 21.15.020, shall apply;

(10) Private Street Standards. Private streets require the authorization of the Community and Economic Development Director and may only be permitted if the applicant can demonstrate that the minimum density as identified in subsection (4) of this section cannot be achieved without a modification to the public street standards. Justification must include alternative layouts. Private street improvements for a PUD shall meet the standards for local access roads, at a minimum, with the exception being that sidewalk must be present on at least one side and on-street parking must be present on one side. This will result in a roadway section, with curb and gutter, that measures 31 feet back-to-back of curb. Storm water facilities must be able to treat and retain all storm water on site without any runoff entering City of Pasco right-of-way;

A PUD improvement will not be allowed where the property owner does not control both sides of the proposed roadway;

(11) Utility Improvements. Water, sewer and irrigation (if applicable) improvements shall be required at the time the property is developed and shall be required for all properties. Water and sewer utilities shall be extended through the length of the property being developed. The design and construction of water and sewer utilities shall conform to the construction standards as prepared by the City Engineer. To the fullest extent possible, City utilities shall be located in the roadway prism. Adequate easements must be provided for all utilities as determined by the City Engineer;

(12) Guest Parking. Guest parking shall be provided when on-street parking is not constructed. A minimum of one guest parking stall per 10 dwelling units, and a maximum of one per six dwelling units, is required. All guest parking shall be clearly identified with signage and striping; and

(13) Residential Design Standards. See PMC 25.165.100. [Ord. 4481 § 1, 2020; Ord. 3731 §§ 20 & 21, 2005; Ord. 3354 § 2, 1999; Code 1970 § 25.62.080.]