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  1. Minimum Size: A PD-2 District may be established on a site of any size.
  2. Pre-application Concept Plan: Prior to filing an application for approval of a PD2 District, the applicant shall meet with the Zoning Coordinator for the purpose of submitting a pre-application concept plan. This plan shall illustrate the conceptual overall plan for the District and shall include at a minimum the information required in Table One.
  3. The Zoning Coordinator shall review and comment on the proposed concept plan and shall provide the applicant with written comments within thirty days of submission of the concept plan. At the option of the applicant or the Zoning Coordinator, the concept plan may be submitted to the Planning Commission for review and comment at its earliest, practical meeting.
  4. The review of the concept plan shall include consideration of the following criteria:
    1. If located within a pre-existing PD-1 District, consistency with the terms and conditions of such District.
    2. Land use intensity and density.
    3. Ability to provide a positive environment for intended uses, including schematic building configurations, arrangements, and general landscaping and site design.
    4. Use of open space.
    5. Impact on the surrounding natural and built environment.
    6. Adequacy of on- and off-site transportation systems to serve the proposed project.
    7. Architectural quality and compatibility of the proposed project with the scale and appearance of surrounding areas.
    8. Consistency with the Douglas County comprehensive plan.
  5. Following review of the pre-application concept plan, the applicant may proceed with filing a formal application for approval of a PD-2 District. This plan shall illustrate the development plan for the District and shall include at a minimum the information required in Table 8.1.
  6. The Planning Commission and County Board shall review and evaluate each PD2 District application. For PD-2 applications within a pre-existing PD-1 District, the review shall be limited to:
    1. An evaluation of consistency with the land uses, development standards, and other requirements and regulations of the PD-1 District.
    2. Detailed components of the project which were not included in the development standards previously established under the PD-1 District.

    The Planning Commission and County Board may impose reasonable conditions, as deemed necessary to ensure that a PD shall be compatible with adjacent land uses, will not overburden public services and facilities and will not be detrimental to public health, safety and welfare.

  7. The Planning Commission, after proper notice, shall hold a public hearing and act upon each application. The Planning Commission may recommend amendments to PD-2 district applications. The recommendation of the Planning Commission shall be transmitted to the County Board for final action.
  8. The County Board, after proper notice, shall hold a public hearing and act upon any Regulation establishing a PD-2 Planned Unit Development District. Proper notice shall mean the same notice established for any other zoning amendment. 


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