Download
aspire n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
ASPIRE PowerPoint Presentation

ASPIRE

238 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

ASPIRE

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. ASPIRE Achieving Site Plan Innovation in Review Elements Julia Billings - TalarHovnanian - Tania Mahtani - Janell O’Keefe - Logan Sheehan

  2. Retool, Repackage, Revive SPARC • Assessment • Best-Practices Manual • Implementation

  3. Program Vision ASPIRE aims to help all communities to achieve efficient and effective site plan review processes for their desired levels of development.

  4. Site Plan Review Best Practices

  5. Site Plan Review Best Practices • Site Plan Review Procedures • Accessibility of Information • Clarity of Information • County Support for Municipalities

  6. Site Plan Review Process

  7. Site Plan Review Process • Petitioner Engagement • Pre-application Meeting • Administrative Process • Time Frame

  8. Source: City of Sterling Heights. (2010). A Guide to the Sterling Heights Site Plan Review Process

  9. Accessibility of Information

  10. Accessibility of Information • Designated Contact Person • Requirements Checklist • Location of Information • Access to Zoning Map and Master Plan • Up to Date Process

  11. Accessibility of Information • Designated Contact Person • Requirements Checklist • Location of Information • Access to Zoning Map and Master Plan • Up to Date Process

  12. Clarity of Information

  13. Clarity of Information • Informational Documentation • Glossary of Planning Language • Precise Language

  14. Source: New York City Department of City Planning. (2011). Zoning handbook 2011 edition. New York City: New York City Department of City Planning.

  15. Clarity of Information • Informational Documentation • Glossary of Planning Language • Precise Language

  16. Precise Language Vague Precise "The proposed building and landscape plans are consistent with the catalogue examples of acceptable styles, elements, materials, massing, detailing, landscaping, and relationships to street frontages and abutting properties and does not include the unacceptable examples in the catalogue." “The plan for the proposed building structure is in conformity with good taste and design and in general contributes to the image of the town as a place of beauty.” Source: American Planning Association

  17. Recommendations for the County

  18. Recommendations for the County • Encourage petitioner contact/engagement • County website • Access to contact info • Access to zoning codes & master plans • GIS • Assessment & Implementation

  19. Recommendations for the County • Encourage petitioner contact/engagement • County website • Access to contact info • Access to zoning codes & master plans • GIS • Assessment & Implementation

  20. Implementation Options • Distribute Manual • Educational Program • Certification Program

  21. County Wide Educational Program • Puts the manual into context • Run by County Staff • Workshops can cover best practices in context of each municipality

  22. Educational Workshop • Accessible • Interactive • Knowledge of Participants • Municipal Autonomy • Feedback • Tracking Progress

  23. Certification Program for Municipality • Municipality Specific Assessment of Process • Training on Best Practices • Checklist of Best Practices Recommendations

  24. Certification • Accountability • Structured Knowledge Base • Feedback • Biggest Potential for Change

  25. Thank you!