HIGH DENSITY SURVEY

The City of Norman recently held a series of meetings to discuss allowing High Density/High Rise development in Norman. This survey was prepared as an opportunity to give your feedback concerning Norman’s future growth patterns. Currently, zoning ordinances only allow 26 or less units per acre.

Opinion Survey for Areas of Concern for High Density/High Rise Development 1. Do you want High Density/High Rise in Core Norman (if No or N/A go to next question)? If Yes: Adjacent to Residential? If Yes: Adjacent to Commercial? If Yes: Adjacent to Campus? If Yes: Adjacent to Campus Corner? 2. Do you want High Density/High Rise in other areas of Norman? (if No or N/A go to next question): If yes: Adjacent to Residential? If Yes: Adjacent to Commercial? 3. Should HD/HR be built in the same city block as a neighborhood of single-familyhomes? 4. Should HD/HR be built across the street from a single-family home neighborhood if separated by a 4-lane street? 5. Should HD/HR be built across the street from a single-family home neighborhood if separated by a 2-lane street? 6. Relating to questions No. 3, 4 & 5: Should HD/HR be restricted to be no more than 12’ taller than adjacent structures? 7. Should masonry/durable exterior materials be required? 8. Do you think adequate parking should be provided to keep overflow off neighborhood streets? 9. Do you think the number of required parking spaces should be based on Per Unit or Per Bedroom? Circle your preference: Per Unit Y/N 1.2 1.5 1.8 2.0 Per Bedroom Y/N 1.2 1.5 1.8 2.0 10. Should we limit the height of structures? If Yes, Circle Number of stories: Core Norman 1 2 3 4 5 Downtown 1 2 3 4 5 Campus 1 2 3 4 5 Campus Corner 1 2 3 4 5 Other Residential Areas 1 2 3 4 5 Other Commercial Areas 1 2 3 4 5 Mixed Use 1 2 3 4 5 11. Should the City require Green Space based on present ordinances? 12. Should the City require set-backs based on present ordinances? 13. Should the City limit the percentage of land used for buildings & parking?

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Opinion Survey for Areas of Concern for High Density/High Rise Development 14.Should we require a minimum number of acres? If yes, Circle one: ½ acre 1 acre 2 acres 3 acres Other 15.Should we include a maximum number of units per acre? If yes, Circle one: 26 50 100 Other 16.Should HD/HR conform to our present ordinances? 17. Or should HD/HR conform to less restrictive PUD ordinances? 18. Should we limit the number of stories below ground? 19. Should the radius for the predevelopment meeting notices be increased from the current 350’ radius? If Yes, circle your choices of distance for notification 2 story=600’ 3 story=1200’ 300’ per Story Other 20. Should pre-development meeting notices be sent to: Owner Occupant Both Other 21. Should pre-development meetings be longer than 30 minutes if needed? 22. Should developers pay an additional impact fee to offset the added cost of the strain on public facilities in previously developed areas? Circle all that apply: Sewer Water Police Fire Streets Schools Parks Other Lines Lines 23. Given that Norman has ordinances that regulate apartment buildings, would it be appropriate that any consideration of new high density/high rise projects in Norman be deferred until after these issues have been resolved? 24. Do you believe HD/HR is needed in Norman at this time? 25. Overall, do you believe HD/HR would enhance or detract from our present quality of life in various areas of Norman?

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COMMENTS:
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