A. Planned neighborhood developments shall contain not less than 20 contiguous acres.
B. The project area must be held in single ownership or all property owners within the proposed district must participate in the application.
C. Planned neighborhood developments shall be served by municipal water and sewer service and municipal electric service if located within the Town’s electric service area.
D. Allowable base residential density. Overall residential density shall not exceed the overall allowable residential density of the parcel or parcels involved prior to the re-zoning, dedicated to uses other than the commercial uses set forth in Sections 175-37.3 B and C. This base residential density may be increased at the Town Council’s discretion up to a maximum of 6.0 dwelling units per acre.
E. Conservation lands. Lands with the following characteristics shall not be developed and shall not be platted as part of a residential, community, institutional or commercial lot within a planned neighborhood development: land within the 100-year flood plain; land with a natural slope in excess of 40 percent, and as determined by standard slope computation methods. These lands shall be designated on the plat for conservation purposes. Conservation lands may be used in computing the allowable base residential density. Nontidal wetlands may be platted, but shall be protected by preservation easements.
F. Management and ownership of common open space and facilities. All common spaces, properties, and facilities not deeded to the Town or other public entity shall be preserved for their intended purpose as specified on the approved plan. The developer shall provide for the establishment of a property owner’s association conforming to the Virginia Property Owners’ Association Act, Code of Virginia (1950) as amended, to ensure the maintenance of all common areas.