Plano will incorporate community design components within public spaces and streetscapes and will promote compatible design components within new developments, to enrich areas throughout the city, create distinctive visual character, and encourage a pedestrian-friendly environment where appropriate. Plano will also promote Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) and Universal Design within all of the above.
As part of the Community Design Plan, develop review criteria to provide guidance on the desired functional and aesthetic qualities of various development contexts in Plano, such as streetscape design, lighting, signage, building and paving materials, and landscaping. Functional guidance shall include Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) and Universal Design.
Work with the community to develop a Community Design Plan to identify key corridors and design districts of the city that would benefit from unified design themes and standards.
In areas identified by the Community Design Plan, develop strategies to minimize the visual impact of overhead utilities and wireless communication facilities.
Develop wayfinding guidelines to apply to special areas and public facilities citywide.
Evaluate parking regulations and revise to meet parking demand and ensure good community form.
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