# the building and layout of buildings and included site improvements shall reinforce existing buildings and streetscape patterns and that there ...is no adverse impact on the district;Changes in the district's zoning regulations will now allow for the development of the village to grow as an old New England village would have grown, albeit with more community resident input |
# proposed streets shall be connected to the existing road district network, wherever possible;
# open spaces within the proposed development shall reinforce open space patterns of the district, in form and siting;
# locally significant features of the site, such as distinctive buildings or sight lines of vistas from within the district, shall be integrated into the site design;
# the landscape design shall complement the district’s landscape patterns;
# the exterior signs, site lighting and accessory structure shall ...be compatible with the surroundings; and
# the scale, proportions, massing and detailing of any proposed building shall be in proportion to the scale, proportion, massing and detailing in the district.