Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 4 – 14 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 Supp. No. 1 CHAPTER 4. SPECIAL DISTRICTS | Article 4.7. Planned Development (PD) Sec. 4.7.4. Application Requirements I. Signage located within 100 feet of the perimeter of the PD District shall comply with all the provisions of Article 7.3. Signs . J. For PD Districts 5 acres or more in size, a Low or Medium Profile Ground Sign not exceeding 10 feet may be specified in the approved Master Plan. K. Permits for signs shall only be issued to 1 entity who is responsible for allocating signage to each premise. This entity shall keep an inventory of all existing signage and submit it to the City with each permit. L. If any amendment is made to the common signage plan, all existing signs that do not comply with the new sign criteria shall be removed within 30 days of approval of such amendment. M. Public street signs are allowed to have non-standard supports if a written agreement is submitted to and approved by the City. The agreement shall state that: 1. Damaged signs shall be replaced by the property owners association within 5 days of being damaged or the City will replace them with standard signs and supports; 2. The cost of replacement shall be borne by the property owners association; and 3. The property owners association shall assume sole responsibility for any loss, injury or death or damage resulting from such use of non-standard supports and shall maintain insurance and agreement to indemnify the City, its officers, council members and employees. Sec. 4.7.4. Application Requirements A. In addition to a rezoning application, a PD Master Plan Application must include the following required elements. More than one required element may be combined onto a single map/plan sheet so long as legibility is not adversely impacted. 1. Vicinity Map. 2. Existing Conditions Map. 3. Street and Block Plan. 4. General Layout Map delineating the boundaries of all general and overlay zoning district boundaries including Height and Frontage designations (if any). 5. In lieu of designating Height and Frontages on the General Layout Map, a Detailed Layout Map may be included that specifies the maximum and minimum building heights, maximum and minimum building setback lines for all structures and parking areas, and locations of nonresidential land uses. 6. Description of modifications to general district use regulations made in accordance with Sec. 4.7.2.E. 7. Development Plan showing the location of proposed building types. 8. Pedestrian Circulation Plan. 9. Parking Plan. 10. Open Space Plan. 11. Tree Conservation Area Plan, if the site is 2 acres in size or larger. 12. Major Utilities Plan. 13. Generalized Stormwater Plan. 14. Phasing Plan, if more than one phase is contemplated. 15. If residential lots to be created are less than 4,000 square feet in size, a Utility Service Plan shall be required. 16. An illustrative 3-dimensional model or rendering that shows building elevations, location of streets and prominent site features. The 3-dimensional model must illustrate the potential massing and scale of the proposed development, but will not be regulatory. 17. Common Signage Plan (see Sec. 7.3.16.H. ) . B. Each application must also include the following. 1. The specific standards intended to be modified as part of the approval process. If a standard of this UDO is not listed as being modified, then the standard is considered applicable and must be adhered to. However, subsequent requests for alternative compliance and variances may still be submitted. 2. The proposed maximum number of dwelling units by building type for each PD subdistrict. 3. The proposed maximum square footage of nonresidential floor area by building type for each PD subdistrict.