SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PLAN & CODE

CENTRAL WEST END / MIDTOWN DEVELOPMENT
CITY OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI

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JUNE 27, 2009

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Agenda
Purpose of Meeting Study Objective & Area Study Process & Structure Analysis of Existing Regulations Case Studies of Alternate Approaches Development Principles & Options Worksession & Report-Out

Next Meeting: Fall 2009 – to be scheduled

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Meeting Purpose
•To inform the residents of the neighborhood of the following: i hb h d f th f ll i •the objective of & area under study •how the study p y process is structured & who is involved •to discuss the current regulatory framework for infill development •to review how other cities have adapted their regulatory framework •to discuss Options to the regulatory framework for infill development •to comment & discuss the merits of all the approaches & provide collective feedback

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Study Objective
The objective of the Sustainable Development Plan & Code is to develop a plan

that guides the future growth of the study a ea an environmentally, area in a e o e ta y, socially and economically sustainable manner and is

supported by the residents of the area and the City of Saint Louis.

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Study Objective
The objective of the Sustainable Development Plan & Code is to develop a plan

that guides the future growth of the study a ea an environmentally, area in a e o e ta y, socially and economically sustainable manner and is

supported by the residents of the area and the City of Saint Louis. It is the intention of the client to have the recommended Sustainable Development Plan and Code adopted (in part or in f ll) by the Cit of St full) b City St. Louis through its formal planning approval process. The exact regulatory method by which these p recommendations are adopted will be determined through this study process and in consultation with the City of St. Louis.

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Study Objective
The Sustainable Development Plan & Code is to address the following planning, design & development regulations: Building Envelope Regulations:
Height Regulations; Front , Side and Rear Yard areas; Building Line; & FAR

Use Regulations:
Allowable & Conditional

Lot & Building Type Standards:
Platting; Sub-division; Frontage; Access, Service & Parking; Open Space & Landscape; Building Performance Requirements (energy, stormwater, etc.)

Architectural Standards:
Building Massing, Façade Composition, Elements & Materials

Public Space Requirements:
Any ROW Requirements

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Study Objective If consensus can be achieved, then:
•residents, developers and the City of St. Louis would have established “ahead of time” a clear set of agreed upon design & development principles for the continued long-term revitalization of the neighborhood •removes the “risk & uncertainty” for both residents and developers •encourages development that contributes to the character of the community (height & design) •development that meets the vision of the study can be proactively supported and encouraged

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Study Area
•The study area is 1.33 miles across (East | West) and .4 miles across (North | South); with a total area of about .5 square miles (320 acres) 5 il ) •The study area is roughly bound by the alley just north of Lindell Boulevard on the north, Vandeventer Avenue & Saint Louis University on the East, Forest Park Aveune on the South, and Kingshighway Boulevard & Forest Park on the West

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Study Area
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Planning Process & Structure
Client: Central West End Midtown Development The mission of Central West End Midtown Development is to fulfill

the vision of the Central West End and Midtown as the premier full-service neighborhood in St. Louis, St Louis
Missouri. Central West End Midtown Development is committed to promoting quality residential and commercial development, implementing infrastructure and beautification projects, improving security, security marketing the area to new residents and visitors, and finding funding sources for neighborhood improvement projects.

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Planning Process & Structure
Client: Central West End Midtown Development The community development corporation now has a seven-member Board of Directors made up of neighborhood residents and representatives of community institutions, five active committees, an Executive Director and a Project Manager.

For the purposes of this project the Board of Directors has established an Advisory Committee and a Technical Committee to advise and guide the planning process and final product.

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Advisory Committee:
Anthony Kirk (Resident) Barbara Enneking (CET) Barbara Featherston (Cortex) Brian Phillips (WUMC) Bruce Mills (Developer) Con Christeson (Resident) Daniel Hellmuth (Resident) Ellen Livingston (Resident) Gurpreet Padda (Developer) Harold Karabell (Developer / Owner) Jim Dwyer ( (Resident / Developer) ) John McElwain (Developer) Peter Pierotti (SLU) Peter Rothschild (Developer) Ralph Wafer (Resident) Teri Pesapane (Owner) Todd Britt (Owner) Virvus Jones (Developer)
*Created to advise and recommend to the Board of the Created CWEMD on the adoption of the Sustainable Development Plan & Code

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Technical Committee:
PDA Executives: Don Roe(Executive Director) Planning & Urban Design Agency: Roman Kordal (Citywide Planning) Cultural Resources: Kate Shea (Director) Commercial Development: Dale Ruthsatz ( (Director) ) Zoning: Mary Hart Burton (Zoning Administrator)
*Created to advise the planning consultant & CWEMD on a multiplicity of technical issues relating to the existing regulatory framework conditions.

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Planning Process
Phase I: Base Information, Block by Block Analysis d Case St di Bl k A l i and C Studies
•Basemap of Existing Conditions •3D Model of Existing Conditions •Committee Meeting •3D Model of Current Maximum Bldg Form •Analysis of Existing & Plans | Principles

Phase 2: Design & Development of District & Building Form Options
•(2) District | Building Form Options •3D Animations of Existing & Two Options 3D •Committee Meeting •General Public Presentation

Phase 3: Draft Development Plan & Preliminary Form Based Preliminar Form-Based Code
•Draft Dvpmt. Plan & Form Based Code •3D Animation of Preliminary Code •Committee Meeting •General Public Presentation

Phase 4: Regulating Development Plan & Code
•Final Dvpmt. Plan & Code

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Meetings to Date
Advisory Committee #1 (02.26.09) Technical Committee #1 (03.31.09) Technical Committee #2 (04.07.09) Advisory Committee #2 (04.09.09) Technical Committee #3 (05.07.09) Technical Committee #4 (06.11.09) Advisory Committee #3 (06.11.09) Public Meeting #1 (TODAY) Technical Committee #6 (T.B.D.) Advisory Committee #4 (T.B.D.) Public Meeting #2 (T.B.D.) Final Plan & Code (T.B.D.)

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Analysis: Existing Regulatory Framework
LAND USE & ZONING (LU+Z) modified by COMMUNITY UNIT PLANS & PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS (CUP & PUD) modified by HISTORIC DISTRICTS, PROPERTIES & PRESERVATION REVIEW DISTRICTS (HD&P) modified by y REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS & PROJECTS [353, 100, 99] (RD&P)

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Analysis: Existing Regulatory Framework
LAND USE & ZONING (LU+Z) modified by COMMUNITY UNIT PLANS & PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS modified by HISTORIC DISTRICTS, PROPERTIES & PRESERVATION REVIEW DISTRICTS (HD&P) modified by REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS & PROJECTS [353, 100, 99] (RD&P)

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Land Use (LU)
Strategic Land Use Plan – Adopted in 2005, “to provide direction for those who wish to make new investments in our city.” “Th plan clearly id tifi th established neighborhoods, hi t i di t i t and b i it ” “The l l l identifies the t bli h d i hb h d historic districts d business areas th city the it is committed to maintaining and enhancing.” “Equally important, this plan identifies where new directions are possible and encouraged.” All land areas are typically broken down into Preservation Areas and Development Areas, or a hybrid of the two. Typically preservation areas seek to preserve the character of existing g p ; p yp y g neighborhoods with infill development; while development areas typically seek to define new neighborhoods and districts over time.

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Land Use (LU) – Preservation Areas
Preservation Areas – includes two areas within the district: the Neighborhood Preservation Areas (NPA) and the Business | I d t i l P th B i Industrial Preservation A ti Areas (BIPA) “The neighborhood preservation areas that already exist and will be improved an augmented in a manner that preserves the existing character” “the locations of these (strong and established businesses) are designated as “Business/Industrial ( g ) g Preservation” areas so they can plan their futures in the City with confidence”

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Land Use (LU) – Development Areas
Development Areas – includes four areas within the district: Neighborhood Commerce Areas (NCA), Business | I d ti l D l Industrial Development A t Areas (BIDA) I tit ti l P (BIDA), Institutional Preservation and D l ti d Development A t Areas (IPDA) (IPDA), Specialty Mixed Use Areas (SMUA)
NCA – “Areas where the development of new and the rehabilitation of existing should be encouraged” BIDA – “Areas where new business / industrial uses or campuses will be encouraged.” IPDA – “ A Areas where significant nodes of educational, medical, religious and other iinstitutionall uses exist, and areas f expansion h i ifi t d f d ti l di l li i d th tit ti i t d for i of such institutional uses.” SMUA – “Areas like downtown St. Louis where it is intended that a unique mix of uses be preserved and developed.”

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Zoning (Z) – Title 26 St. Louis Revised Code
Within the study area there are seven zoning districts, these being: •B: Two-Family D lli Di t i t ( = max. 45ft | no-res = max. 85 ft ) B T F il Dwelling District (res 45ft. ft.) •C: Multiple Family Dwelling District (res = max. 45ft. – are exceptions | no-res = max. 85 ft.) •E: Multiple Family Dwelling District (unlimited with setbacks) •F: Neighborhood Commercial District (not to exceed 50ft. unless public buildings then can be above 85 ft.) ( p g ) •G: Local Commercial and Office District (not to exceed 50ft. unless public buildings then can be above 85 ft.) •H: Area Commercial District (Amended by St. Louis City Ordinance #67607) (unlimited with setbacks) •J: Industrial District (unlimited with setbacks)

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E: Multiple Family Dwelling
Use: See Below Height: •Max > 8 stories (or 100’) if side yards increased 1’ for each 5’ above 8 stories (or 100’). (150’ shown) •Setback may occur at base or above. Front Yard: •If 25% frontage is improved dwellings and majority has observed var. in depth not > than 6’, then not > avg. to a max. of 50’. •If < 25% is developed, it should be the same as any other frontage within 2 blocks; designated by house numbers in any direction from site. If N/A then it shall be a min of 10’; but may not be required to > 25’ from the front of the lot. •Notwithstanding the above, no front yard is required to be > avg. depth of yard line in either abutting lot, or be > than 50’. Side Yard: •All attached dwellings < 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ on one side and no side yard on the other side. All attached dwelling units less than 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ for 1 end unit. The other end may provide no side yard. If a side yard is provided on both sides of a detached dwelling unit or both ends of attached units, then neither such yard should be < 4’. •All non-residential structures and related accessory structures not greater than 3 stories or 35’ shall have a minimum side yard of 4’. •All other main buildings shall have side yards of not less than 5’ and an additional 6” of side yard for every 10’ in height above 45’ in the case of residential and 35’ in the case of non-residential. •All accessory structures need not have a side yard except as provided according to rear yard below. •If a side yard of 4’ is not provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the property abutting that side of the lot prior to zoning approval. Rear Yard: For all structures less than 45’ in height, there shall be a minimum rear yard of 15’ unless a side yard of 12’ is provided, in which case no rear yard shall be required. All structures > 45’ in height shall have a min. rear yard of 20’ and there shall be an additional 6” of yard for every 10’ in height > 45’. If no rear yard is provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the rear abutting property prior to zoning approval.

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E: Multiple Family Dwelling
Use: See Below Height: •Max > 8 stories (or 100’) if side yards increased 1’ for each 5’ above 8 stories (or 100’). (150’ shown) •Setback may occur at base or above. Front Yard: •If 25% frontage is improved dwellings and majority has observed var. in depth not > than 6’, then not > avg. to a max. of 50’. •If < 25% is developed, it should be the same as any other frontage within 2 blocks; designated by house numbers in any direction from site. If N/A then it shall be a min of 10’; but may not be required to > 25’ from the front of the lot. •Notwithstanding the above, no front yard is required to be > avg. depth of yard line in either abutting lot, or be > than 50’. Side Yard: •All attached dwellings < 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ on one side and no side yard on the other side. All attached dwelling units less than 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ for 1 end unit. The other end may provide no side yard. If a side yard is provided on both sides of a detached dwelling unit or both ends of attached units, then neither such yard should be < 4’. •All non-residential structures and related accessory structures not greater than 3 stories or 35’ shall have a minimum side yard of 4’. •All other main buildings shall have side yards of not less than 5’ and an additional 6” of side yard for every 10’ in height above 45’ in the case of residential and 35’ in the case of non-residential. •All accessory structures need not have a side yard except as provided according to rear yard below. •If a side yard of 4’ is not provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the property abutting that side of the lot prior to zoning approval. Rear Yard: min. rear yard of 20’ and there sFor all structures less than 45’ in height, there shall be a minimum rear yard of 15’ unless a side yard of 12’ is provided, in which case no rear yard shall be required. All structures > 45’ in height shall have a hall be an additional 6” of yard for every 10’ in height > 45’. If no rear yard is provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the rear abutting property prior to zoning approval.

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E: Multiple Family Dwelling
Use: See Below Height: •Max > 8 stories (or 100’) if side yards increased 1’ for each 5’ above 8 stories (or 100’). (150’ shown) •Setback may occur at base or above. Front Yard: •If 25% frontage is improved dwellings and majority has observed var. in depth not > than 6’, then not > avg. to a max. of 50’. •If < 25% is developed, it should be the same as any other frontage within 2 blocks; designated by house numbers in any direction from site. If N/A then it shall be a min of 10’; but may not be required to > 25’ from the front of the lot. •Notwithstanding the above, no front yard is required to be > avg. depth of yard line in either abutting lot, or be > than 50’. Side Yard: •All attached dwellings < 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ on one side and no side yard on the other side. All attached dwelling units less than 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ for 1 end unit. The other end may provide no side yard. If a side yard is provided on both sides of a detached dwelling unit or both ends of attached units, then neither such yard should be < 4’. •All non-residential structures and related accessory structures not greater than 3 stories or 35’ shall have a minimum side yard of 4’. •All other main buildings shall have side yards of not less than 5’ and an additional 6” of side yard for every 10’ in height above 45’ in the case of residential and 35’ in the case of non-residential. •All accessory structures need not have a side yard except as provided according to rear yard below. •If a side yard of 4’ is not provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the property abutting that side of the lot prior to zoning approval. Rear Yard: For all structures less than 45’ in height, there shall be a minimum rear yard of 15’ unless a side yard of 12’ is provided, in which case no rear yard shall be required. All structures > 45’ in height shall have a min. rear yard of 20’ and there shall be an additional 6” of yard for every 10’ in height > 45’. If no rear yard is provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the rear abutting property prior to zoning approval.

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E: Multiple Family Dwelling
Use: See Below Height: •Max > 8 stories (or 100’) if side yards increased 1’ for each 5’ above 8 stories (or 100’). (150’ shown) •Setback may occur at base or above. Front Yard: •If 25% frontage is improved dwellings and majority has observed var. in depth not > than 6’, then not > avg. to a max. of 50’. •If < 25% is developed, it should be the same as any other frontage within 2 blocks; designated by house numbers in any direction from site. If N/A then it shall be a min of 10’; but may not be required to > 25’ from the front of the lot. •Notwithstanding the above, no front yard is required to be > avg. depth of yard line in either abutting lot, or be > than 50’. Side Yard: •All attached dwellings < 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ on one side and no side yard on the other side. All attached dwelling units less than 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ for 1 end unit. The other end may provide no side yard. If a side yard is provided on both sides of a detached dwelling unit or both ends of attached units, then neither such yard should be < 4’. •All non-residential structures and related accessory structures not greater than 3 stories or 35’ shall have a minimum side yard of 4’. •All other main buildings shall have side yards of not less than 5’ and an additional 6” of side yard for every 10’ in height above 45’ in the case of residential and 35’ in the case of non-residential. •All accessory structures need not have a side yard except as provided according to rear yard below. •If a side yard of 4’ is not provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the property abutting that side of the lot prior to zoning approval. Rear Yard: For all structures less than 45’ in height, there shall be a minimum rear yard of 15’ unless a side yard of 12’ is provided, in which case no rear yard shall be required. All structures > 45’ in height shall have a min. rear yard of 20’ and there shall be an additional 6” of yard for every 10’ in height > 45’. If no rear yard is provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the rear abutting property prior to zoning approval.

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E: Multiple Family Dwelling
Use: See Below Height: •Max > 8 stories (or 100’) if side yards increased 1’ for each 5’ above 8 stories (or 100’). (150’ shown) •Setback may occur at base or above. Front Yard: •If 25% frontage is improved dwellings and majority has observed var. in depth not > than 6’, then not > avg. to a max. of 50’. •If < 25% is developed, it should be the same as any other frontage within 2 blocks; designated by house numbers in any direction from site. If N/A then it shall be a min of 10’; but may not be required to > 25’ from the front of the lot. •Notwithstanding the above, no front yard is required to be > avg. depth of yard line in either abutting lot, or be > than 50’. Side Yard: •All attached dwellings < 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ on one side and no side yard on the other side. All attached dwelling units less than 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ for 1 end unit. The other end may provide no side yard. If a side yard is provided on both sides of a detached dwelling unit or both ends of attached units, then neither such yard should be < 4’. •All non-residential structures and related accessory structures not greater than 3 stories or 35’ shall have a minimum side yard of 4’. •All other main buildings shall have side yards of not less than 5’ and an additional 6” of side yard for every 10’ in height above 45’ in the case of residential and 35’ in the case of non-residential. •All accessory structures need not have a side yard except as provided according to rear yard below. •If a side yard of 4’ is not provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the property abutting that side of the lot prior to zoning approval. Rear Yard: For all structures less than 45’ in height, there shall be a minimum rear yard of 15’ unless a side yard of 12’ is provided, in which case no rear yard shall be required. All structures > 45’ in height shall have a min. rear yard of 20’ and there shall be an additional 6” of yard for every 10’ in height > 45’. If no rear yard is provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the rear abutting property prior to zoning approval.

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E: Multiple Family Dwelling
Use: See Below Height: •Max > 8 stories (or 100’) if side yards increased 1’ for each 5’ above 8 stories (or 100’). (200’ shown – 2 CONSOLIDATED) •Setback may occur at base or above. Front Yard: •If 25% frontage is improved dwellings and majority has observed var. in depth not > than 6’, then not > avg. to a max. of 50’. •If < 25% is developed, it should be the same as any other frontage within 2 blocks; designated by house numbers in any direction from site. If N/A then it shall be a min of 10’; but may not be required to > 25’ from the front of the lot. •Notwithstanding the above, no front yard is required to be > avg. depth of yard line in either abutting lot, or be > than 50’. Side Yard: •All attached dwellings < 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ on one side and no side yard on the other side. All attached dwelling units less than 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ for 1 end unit. The other end may provide no side yard. If a side yard is provided on both sides of a detached dwelling unit or both ends of attached units, then neither such yard should be < 4’. •All non-residential structures and related accessory structures not greater than 3 stories or 35’ shall have a minimum side yard of 4’. •All other main buildings shall have side yards of not less than 5’ and an additional 6” of side yard for every 10’ in height above 45’ in the case of residential and 35’ in the case of non-residential. •All accessory structures need not have a side yard except as provided according to rear yard below. •If a side yard of 4’ is not provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the property abutting that side of the lot prior to zoning approval. Rear Yard: For all structures less than 45’ in height, there shall be a minimum rear yard of 15’ unless a side yard of 12’ is provided, in which case no rear yard shall be required. All structures > 45’ in height shall have a min. rear yard of 20’ and there shall be an additional 6” of yard for every 10’ in height > 45’. If no rear yard is provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the rear abutting property prior to zoning approval.

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E: Multiple Family Dwelling
Use: See Below Height: •Max > 8 stories (or 100’) if side yards increased 1’ for each 5’ above 8 stories (or 100’). (300’ shown – 3 CONSOLIDATED) •Setback may occur at base or above. Front Yard: •If 25% frontage is improved dwellings and majority has observed var. in depth not > than 6’, then not > avg. to a max. of 50’. •If < 25% is developed, it should be the same as any other frontage within 2 blocks; designated by house numbers in any direction from site. If N/A then it shall be a min of 10’; but may not be required to > 25’ from the front of the lot. •Notwithstanding the above, no front yard is required to be > avg. depth of yard line in either abutting lot, or be > than 50’. Side Yard: •All attached dwellings < 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ on one side and no side yard on the other side. All attached dwelling units less than 45’ in height shall provide a side yard of 4’ for 1 end unit. The other end may provide no side yard. If a side yard is provided on both sides of a detached dwelling unit or both ends of attached units, then neither such yard should be < 4’. •All non-residential structures and related accessory structures not greater than 3 stories or 35’ shall have a minimum side yard of 4’. •All other main buildings shall have side yards of not less than 5’ and an additional 6” of side yard for every 10’ in height above 45’ in the case of residential and 35’ in the case of non-residential. •All accessory structures need not have a side yard except as provided according to rear yard below. •If a side yard of 4’ is not provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the property abutting that side of the lot prior to zoning approval. Rear Yard: For all structures less than 45’ in height, there shall be a minimum rear yard of 15’ unless a side yard of 12’ is provided, in which case no rear yard shall be required. All structures > 45’ in height shall have a min. rear yard of 20’ and there shall be an additional 6” of yard for every 10’ in height > 45’. If no rear yard is provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the rear abutting property prior to zoning approval.

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Zoning (Z) – Theoretical Building Envelope

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Zoning (Z) – Theoretical Building Envelope – Unlimited - 8+ Stories
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Theoretical Regulatory Framework
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Zoning (Z) – Theoretical Building Envelope

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Form VS Envelope – Example Area
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Analytical System & Approach
LAND USE & ZONING (LU+Z) modified by COMMUNITY UNIT PLANS & PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS modified by HISTORIC DISTRICTS, PROPERTIES & PRESERVATION REVIEW DISTRICTS (HD&P) modified by REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS & PROJECTS [353, 100, 99] (RD&P)

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Community Unit Plans (CUP) & Planned Unit Development (PUD)
•Washington University Medical Center CUP – Ordinance #67939 •4218 West Pine PUD – O di 4218 W t Pi Ordinance #67098 •Catlin Townhomes PUD – Ordinance #66216 •City Walk On Euclid PUD – Ordinance #68187 •Park East Lofts PUD – Ordinance #66983 & #67178

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Analytical System & Approach
LAND USE & ZONING (LU+Z) modified by COMMUNITY UNIT PLANS & PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS modified by HISTORIC DISTRICTS, PROPERTIES & PRESERVATION REVIEW DISTRICTS (HD&P) modified by REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS & PROJECTS [353, 100, 99] (RD&P)

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Landmarks
•Chase Park Plaza Hotel (Ordinance 64689) – Kingshighway Boulevard & Lindell Boulevard (1920) •St. L i C th d l (O di St Louis Cathedral (Ordinance 64689) – Li d ll B l Lindell Boulevard & N t d A d Newstead Avenue (1907) *Dk Brown

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National Register Sites
1907 Dorris Motor Car Company Building (1907); Building at 3910-12 Laclede Ave (2003); Butler House (1982); Chouteau A t Ch t Apartments (1983) C l h t A t t (1983); Colchester Apartments (2006) D i M t C C t (2006); Dorris Motor Car Company B ildi (1986) F Building (1986); Forest t Park Hotel (1984); Gerhart Block (2003); Leonardo (Leonardo Building – 1983); Louis Apartments (Crabapple Court Apartments – 1984); Luyties Homeopathic Pharmacy Company Building (2003); Measuregraph Company Building (2005); Melrose Apartments (2007); Pacini, Armando, Restaurant (2005); Sanitol Building (1985). *Lt Brown

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Certified Local Historic Districts
•Central West End (1988) – Ordinance #56768: Includes Use, Rehabilitation & New Construction Standards; Lt Orange •41XX-43XX Lindell (1985) – Ordinance #59442: Includes Use, Rehabilitation & New Construction Standards; Med Brown y *Colors Vary

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National Register Historic District
•West Pine | Laclede (2002) – No Ordinance; requires demolition review but has no requirements for or new Construction Design Standards C t ti D i St d d on private property owners other th what iis iincluded iin zoning; If th private i t t th than h t l d d i the i t property owners apply for State and/or National Historic Tax Credits then the project would be reviewed by the State Historic Preservation Office & NPS for compliance with the Secretary of the Interiors’ Standards for the Treatment of Historic Property. *Blk Dotted Line

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Contributing & Non-Contributing Buildings
The Landmarks Association of St. Louis categorized buildings within Local & National Historic Districts according to whether or not th contribute t th Hi t i Ch h th t they t ib t to the Historic Character of th Di t i t Th are d t f the District. They described as f ll ib d follows. •Contributing (Dark Blue) •Non-Contributing (Medium Blue) ( g ) •No Information Available (Light Blue)
*Information Found In 1) The Architectural Survey of The Central West End – East, December 1987 & 2) The Architectural Survey of West Pine: Laclede Historic District, November 2001; Both created by the Landmarks Association of St. Louis, Inc. No maps have been found of the 41XX-43XX Lindell Local Historic District.

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Summary
•Landmarks (Dark Grey) •Nationall R i t Sit (Dark Grey) N ti Register Sites (D k G ) •Certified Local Historic Districts (Blk Dotted Line) •National Register Historic Districts (Blk Dotted Line) •Non-Contributing Buildings ( g Orange) g g (Light g ) •No Information Available (Dark Orange)

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Analytical System & Approach
LAND USE & ZONING (LU+Z) modified by COMMUNITY UNIT PLANS & PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS modified by HISTORIC DISTRICTS, PROPERTIES & PRESERVATION REVIEW DISTRICTS (HD&P) modified by REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS & PROJECTS [353, 100, 99] (RD&P)

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Composite – CH 99, 100 & 353
•Zoning Controlled (Red) g ( ) •Redevelopment Agreement Controlled (Blue)

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Analysis: Existing Regulatory Framework
LAND USE & ZONING (LU+Z) modified by COMMUNITY UNIT PLANS & PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS modified by HISTORIC DISTRICTS, PROPERTIES & PRESERVATION REVIEW DISTRICTS (HD&P) modified by REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS & PROJECTS [353, 100, 99] (RD&P)

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Analysis – Ex. Building Height
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Analysis – Ex. Building Height
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Existing Heights
North View

East View

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Summary of Analysis: Issues
•There are conflicts between the i t t of th strategic l d use plan (2005) and th zoning code (1947) Th fli t b t th intent f the t t i land l d the i d •Standards for demolition review vary according to regulatory authority (local, State or Federal) has review •There are different guidelines for new construction according to the location of the site within the study area g g y •A fixed building envelope cannot be determined since the code is written as a series of relationships •The building envelopes (height, mass, bulk) limits depend on uses •In most areas within the study area the height of the bldg envelope is determined by the amount of land that can be assembled i.e. height is not necessarily limited and therefore in some cases the sub-division regulation is critical in determining the overall height and bulk of the building •The “seams” between the various building envelopes and key existing structures are not necessarily contextual The •There is no one agreed upon guiding document and regulatory authority for development y p y public as a result of exceptions p •There is a sense of uncertainty from both the development community and the p and variances. •There is no comprehensive vision …….

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How have other cities responded to these issues?
Charleston, SC Savannah, GA

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Public Meeting #1
Summary of Analysis: Issues
•There are conflicts between the i t t of th strategic l d use plan (2005) and th zoning code (1947) Th fli t b t th intent f the t t i land l d the i d •Standards for demolition review vary according to regulatory authority (local, State or Federal) has review •There are different guidelines for new construction according to the location of the site within the study area g g y •A fixed building envelope cannot be determined since the code is written as a series of relationships •The building envelopes (height, mass, bulk) limits depend on uses •In most areas within the study area the height of the bldg envelope is determined by the amount of land that can be assembled i.e. height is not necessarily limited and therefore in some cases the sub-division regulation is critical in determining the overall height and bulk of the building •The “seams” between the various building envelopes and key existing structures are not necessarily contextual The •There is no one agreed upon guiding document and regulatory authority for development y p y public as a result of exceptions p •There is a sense of uncertainty from both the development community and the p and variances. •There is no comprehensive vision …….

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Draft Design & Development Principles for the Study Area
•Create an urban community that encourages sustainability, livability, and walkability •Preserve the historic i t it of the di t i t while increasing the d it of people, activities & b ildi P th hi t i integrity f th district hil i i th density f l ti iti buildings •Require new development that contributes to the diversity, urban character & high quality of the architecture. •Enhance the walkability of the neighborhood by diversity in uses, building types and heights. •Create active commercial neighborhood streets with continuous street fronts y g y p processes by creating a singular document for g y g g guidance •Clarify the regulatory | development p •The plan / vision for the area should be forward thinking & guide development for at least 20 years. •This process should determine focus zones where development has the most ability to positively impact the neighborhood

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