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A. Conformance with the Normal Neighborhood Plan. Land uses and development, including construction of buildings, streets, multi-use paths, and open space shall be located in accordance with those shown on the Normal Neighborhood Plan maps adopted by Ordinance #3117, 3118 & 3119 (December 15, 2015)

B. Performance Standards Overlay. All applications involving the creation of three or more lots shall be processed under chapter 18.3.9 Performance Standards Option.

C. Amendments. Major and minor amendments to the Normal Neighborhood Plan shall comply with the following procedures:

1. Major and Minor Amendments.

a. Major amendments are those that result in any of the following:

i. A change in the land use overlay designation.

ii. A change in the maximum building height dimensional standards in section 18.3.4.050

iii. A change in the allowable base density, dwelling units per acre, in section 18.3.4.050.

iv. A change in the Plan layout that eliminates a street, access way, multi-use path or other transportation facility.

v. A change in the Plan layout that provides an additional vehicular access point onto East Main Street or Clay Street.

vi. A change not specifically listed under the major and minor amendment definitions.

b. Minor amendments are those that result in any of the following:

i. A change in the Plan layout that requires a street, access way, multi-use path or other transportation facility to be shifted fifty (50) feet or more in any direction as long as the change maintains the connectivity established by Normal Avenue Neighborhood Plan.

ii. A change in a dimensional standard requirement in section 18.3.4.050, but not including height and residential density.

iii. A change in the Plan layout that changes the boundaries or location of an open space area to correspond with a delineated wetland and water resource protection zone, or relocation of a designated open space area.

2. Major Amendment. Type II Procedure. A major amendment to the Normal Neighborhood Plan is subject to a public hearing and decision under a Type II Procedure. A major amendment may be approved upon finding that the proposed modification will not adversely affect the purpose of the Normal Neighborhood Plan. A major amendment requires a determination by the City that:

a. The proposed amendment maintains the transportation connectivity established by the Normal Neighborhood Plan;

b. The proposed amendment furthers the street design and access management concepts of the Normal Neighborhood Plan.

c. The proposed amendment furthers the protection and enhancement of the natural systems and features of the Normal Neighborhood Plan, including wetlands, stream beds, and water resource protection zones by improving the quality and function of existing natural resources.

d. The proposed amendment will not reduce the concentration or variety of housing types permitted in the Normal Neighborhood Plan.

e. The proposed amendment is necessary to accommodate physical constraints evident on the property, or to protect significant natural features such as trees, rock outcroppings, streams, wetlands, water resource protection zones, or similar natural features, or to adjust to existing property lines between project boundaries.

3. Minor Amendment. Type 1 Procedure. Minor amendments to the Normal Neighborhood Development Plan as identified in 18.3.4.030.C.1.b.i and 18.3.4.030.C.1.b.ii are subject to an administrative decision under the Type I Procedure.

Type II Procedure. A minor amendment to the Normal Neighborhood Development Plan as identified in 18.3.4.030.C.1.b.iii is subject to a public hearing and decision under a Type II Procedure.

Minor amendments are subject to the Exception to the Site Design and Use Development Standards of chapter 18.5.2.050.E.

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