Sec. 35.1-42.2. General Requirements for Planned Unit Developments.
(a) Minimum Area. Generally, the minimum area required to qualify for a Planned Unit Development shall be five (5) contiguous acres of land. Where the applicant can demonstrate that the characteristics of his holdings will meet the objectives of this article, the City Council, upon recommendation of the Planning Commission, may consider projects with less acreage.
(b) Ownership. The tract of land for a project may be owned, leased, controlled or under option by a single person or corporation or by a group of individuals or corporations. An application must be filed by the owner or jointly by owners of all property included in the project or by the property owner's authorized agent with the power of attorney to sign the petition. In case of multiple ownership, the approved plan shall be binding on all owners.
(c) Location of Planned Unit Developments. A Planned Unit Development may be established by a conditional use permit in any residential or business district of the City where the applicant can demonstrate that the characteristics of his holdings will meet the objectives of this article and is consistent with the General Plan of the City of Lynchburg.
(d) Management and Ownership of Common Open Space Property and Facilities in Planned Unit Developments. All common open space properties and facilities shall be preserved for their intended purpose as expressed in the approved plan. The developer shall provide for the establishment of a homeowner's association of all individuals or corporations owning property within the Planned Unit Development to ensure the maintenance of all common open space properties and facilities. The homeowner's association shall be established pursuant to Section 35.1-56C. of the Code.
(e) Fee Schedule for Planned Unit Development Approval. The following fees shall apply for the examination and approval or disapproval of every Planned Unit Development reviewed by the City of Lynchburg:
Sketch Plan Approval—$100
Preliminary Site Plan Approval—$75
Final Site Plan Approval—$25
Erosion Sediment Control Plan Approval - See Erosion Sediment Control Ordinance
Subdivision Plat Approval - See Subdivision Ordinance (Ord. No. O-83-154, § 1, 7-12-83)
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