Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm
in the Aldermanic Chamber at City Hall
From the Riverside Station Neighborhood Coalition:
Conceptual Design Review
Riverside Station Development
Community member attendance is important!
BH Normandy will present their new Riverside Station development proposal to the public. In accordance with the new Mixed-Use 3/Transit Oriented District zoning amendment:
Prior to submittal of an application for a special permit in the MU3/TOD,
…petitioners shall present conceptual plans for review by the Land Use
Committee of the Board of Aldermen at a public meeting. The Committee shall
provide a forum for a public presentation whereby the Committee and public
may ask questions, gain an understanding of the project proposal, and
provide feedback that can inform further development of the project.
Submittal for conceptual review shall not require engineered plans, but
shall include the following:
a) Project description, including project purpose or design rational;
b) Project statistics, including zoning, current and proposed uses on
site, total square footage for each use proposed, area to be covered by
structures, FAR, number of bedrooms in all dwelling units, percentage of
affordable units, percentages of open space with breakdown of beneficial and
publicly-accessible open spaces;
c) Preliminary site plan, including dimensioned property lines and all
building setbacks and building footprints, impervious surfaces, location of
waterways, top of bank and distance from waterways, proposed demolitions,
location and number of parking spaces, landscaping and open spaces, trees to
be removed, any access proposed to public lands nearby, north arrow and
d) Other information as may be requested by city staff to perform a
zoning review and preliminary impact analyses.
The presentation will also include a traffic analysis by the Normandy design
According to the chairman of the Land Use Committee, Alderman Ted
Hess-Mahan, these materials will be posted to the City’s Riverside Project
information webpage prior to the meeting. The RSNC will inform you when the
documents are available for review.
After 2 ½ years of discussion and community meetings, project approval is
getting closer. This opportunity for public input comes at a critical stage
of the approval process!
Come and let the developer and city know what is most important to our
We hope to see you on June 26th.