Community Design 

Community Design Policy

Plano will promote and incorporate unique and functional community design components within new developments, public spaces, and streetscapes to enrich areas throughout the city, create distinctive visual character, and ensure a citywide pedestrian-friendly environment.
 
Community Design Action Statements


 Status
Develop Criteria of Review for Community Design elements and update as necessary.
Community Design Assessment for Mixed Use Developments (Draft)
 inprogress
Evaluate the use of overlay districts to require unified design standards in transformation
areas of the city.

 pending
Create a Corridor Community Design Plan to identify unique streetscape design themes along
major arterials.

 pending
Evaluate and create incentives to relocate overhead utilities underground for new
development and redevelopment projects.

 pending
Develop wayfinding signage guidelines to apply to special areas and public facilities citywide.
 inprogress
Evaluate and make revisions to parking regulations to ensure a balance between the needs
of various transportation options and creating good community form.

 inprogress

Supporting Materials and Resources
Zoning Ordinance
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