1 The Port Royal code Brian D. Prepared For Herrmann Town of Port Royal , LEED AP; CNU-A. Sustainable Planning, South Carolina Coding, and Design Prepared By: Acknowledgements The Port Royal code A Town-Wide Form-Based Zoning Ordinance Prepared For The Town of Port Royal Prepared By Opticos Design, Inc Berkeley, California Brian D. Herrmann, Leed AP, CNU-A. Beaufort, South Carolina Linda Bridges, Planning Administrator Town of Port Royal Port Royal Town Council Port Royal Town Staff Samuel E Murray, Mayor Van Willis, Town Manager Vernon DeLoach, Mayor Tempore Linda Bridges, Planning Administrator Mary Beth Gray-Heyward Tom Klein Cooter Ramsey, Town Architect Joe Lee Tony Maglione, Town Engineer Metropolitan Planning Commission code Advisory Review Team Joe DeVito.
2 Chairman - Town of Port Royal Judy Alling Historic Preservation Commission Jim Crower Town of Port Royal Reed Armstrong Coastal Conservation League Jennifer Bihl Beaufort County Jim Crower Metropolitan Planning Commission Bill Harris City of Beaufort John Ellerbe Design Review Board Alice Howard City of Beaufort Lee Helena Design Review Board Bob Semmler Beaufort County Mary Klein Historic Preservation Commission ADOPTED. Xxxx, X, 2014. The Port Royal code Table of Contents Table of Contents Page #. Introduction I-1. Quick code Guide: Building-Scaled Projects I-2. Quick code Guide: Community-Scaled Projects I-3.
3 Background I-5. Form-Based Codes I-5. The Rural-to-Urban Transect I-5. Pedestrian Sheds I-7. Conclusion I-7. How to Use the Development code I-8. Article 1: General Provisions I-i division : Short Title, Authority, and References to State Statues 1-1. Short Title 1-1. Authority 1-1. Reference to South Carolina Statutes 1-1. division : Purpose and Intent 1-3. General 1-3. division : Applicability and Jurisdiction 1-5. Jurisdiction 1-5. Minimum Requirements 1-5. Rules of Interpretation 1-5. Use of Land or Structures 1-6. Conflicting Provisions 1-7. division : Relationship to the Comp Plan, Laws, and Restrictive Covenants 1-9.
4 Comprehensive Plan 1-9. In Accordance with the Town of Port Royal Comprehensive Plan 1-9. division : Official Zoning Map 1-13. Establishment and Maintenance 1-13. Changes 1-13. Interpretation 1-13. division : Transitional Provisions 1-15. Effective Date 1-15. Complete Applications 1-15. Development Subject to a PUD and Development Agreement 1-15. Other Approved Development Permits and Approvals 1-16. division : Severability 1-17. Severability 1-17. Port Royal code TOC-i Table of Contents Article 2: General to Community Design 2-i division : Overview 2-1. Purpose and Intent 2-1. Applicability 2-1. division : General to All Development 2-3.
5 Purpose 2-3. Applicability 2-3. Thoroughfare Network 2-3. Thoroughfare Design 2-4. Thoroughfare Connectivity 2-4. Pedestrian Walkways 2-5. Blocks 2-6. Lots 2-7. Access Management 2-9. Multi-building Development 2-10. Civic Space Set-Asides 2-11. division : Thoroughfare Standards 2-13. Purpose 2-13. Applicability 2-13. Pre-approved and Permitted Thoroughfares 2-13. Thoroughfare Design 2-14. Movement Types and Design Speed 2-15. Intersections 2-16. Public Frontages 2-16. Thoroughfare Assemblies 2-18. Thoroughfare Formulas and Components 2-26. division : Civic Space Types 2-41. Purpose 2-41. Applicability 2-41.
6 Civic Space Types 2-41. Design of Civic Spaces 2-47. Set Aside Requirement 2-47. Ownership of Set-Asides 2-48. Maintenance of Set-Asides 2-49. division : Specific to Subdivision 2-51. Purpose and Intent 2-51. Applicability 2-51. General Review Standards 2-52. Service Standards 2-52. Survey and Engineering 2-53. Improvement Guarantees 2-53. TOC-ii The Port Royal code Table of Contents Thoroughfare Drawing and Construction Specifications 2-54. Traffic Impact Analysis 2-54. Article 3: Specific to Zones 3-i division : Establishment and Designation of Zones 3-1. Purpose 3-1. Establishment of Zones 3-1. Transect Zones 3-1.
7 Overlay Zones 3-1. How Building Height is Measured 3-1. division : Transect Zones 3-3. Purpose 3-3. Applicability 3-3. T1 Natural Preserve (T1) Standards 3-5. T3 Edge (T3E) Standards 3-7. T3 Sub-Urban Neighborhood (T3SN) Standards 3-11. T3 Neighborhood (T3N) Standards 3-15. T4 Neighborhood Center (T4NC) Standards 3-19. T4 Urban Center (T4UC) Standards 3-23. T5 Main Street (T5MS) Standards 3-27. division : Overlay Zones 3-31. Purpose 3-31. Applicability 3-31. Military Overlay (MO) Zone Standards 3-33. MCAS Airport Overlay (MCAS-AO) Zone Standards 3-35. Historic Preservation Overlay (HPO) Zone Standards 3-39.
8 Mobile Homes on Individual Lots Overlay (MHO) Zone Standards 3-49. Article 4: Specific to Use 4-i division : Principal Uses Allowed in Each Zone 4-1. Purpose 4-1. Applicability 4-1. Principal Use Table 4-3. Principal Use Definitions 4-7. division : Conditional Use Regulations 4-15. Residential Uses 4-15. Offices and Services 4-18. Retail and Restaurant Additional Use Standards 4-23. Recreation, Education, Safety, Public Assembly 4-26. Transportation, Communications, Infrastructure 4-26. Infrastructure 4-28. Diagrams Specific to Use 4-30. The Port Royal code TOC-iii Table of Contents division : Accessory Uses and Structures 4-33.
9 Purpose 4-33. General Standards and Limitations 4-33. Conditions Applicable to All Accessory Uses and Structures 4-34. Uses Customarily Accessory to Residential Dwellings 4-34. Uses Customarily Accessory to Retail and Service Functions, Offices Recreational 4-36. Entertainment Facilities, and Industry Uses Customarily Accessory to Residential Dwellings and Non-Residential Facilities 4-38. Uses Customarily Accessory to Public Buildings and Public Functions 4-41. division : Temporary Uses and Structures 4-43. Purpose 4-43. Table of Allowed Temporary Uses and Structures 4-43. Prohibited Temporary Uses 4-44.
10 Temporary Use Permit 4-44. General Standards for all Temporary Uses, Structures, or Special Events 4-44. Temporary Offices and Classrooms 4-45. Real Estate Sales Office and Model Sales Home 4-46. Temporary Storage in a Portable Shipping Container 4-47. Seasonal Sales 4-47. Sidewalk and Parking Lot Sales 4-47. Roadside Stands and Farmers' Markets 4-48. Article 5: Supplemental to Zones 5-i division : Traditional Building Types Purpose 5-1. Applicability 5-1. Building Types Overview 5-1. Carriage House 5-4. Detached House Large 5-6. Detached House Medium 5-8. Detached House Compact 5-10. Cottage Court 5-12.