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Whitby West community design layout
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Approved community design layout.


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Lengthy but good 108 page read on pretty much everything you can think of regarding Whitby West. ( download available to registered users)

1.0 Introduction...........................................................1
1.1 Scope And Intent Of The Guidelines...............................1
1.2 Importance Of High Quality And
Walkable Development .......................................................1
1.3 Document Structure .............................................................2
1.4 Flexibility Provisions..............................................................2
2.0 Vision And Guiding Principles ...............................3
2.1 Community Design Vision ..................................................3
2.2 Guiding Principles .................................................................4
3.0 West Whitby – Community, Planning And Policy
Context....................................................................5
3.1 West Whitby And Surrounding Context.........................5
3.1.1 Location And Physical Context Within
Whitby ...........................................................................5
3.1.2 Integration/Interface With The Existing
Urban Fabric.................................................................6
3.2 Planning Policy Context ......................................................6
3.2.1 Subdivision Plans, Site Plan Approval And
Urban Design Briefs....................................................6
3.3 Community Structure...........................................................8
3.4 Character Areas.....................................................................10
3.4.1 Mixed-Use Nodes And Corridors.........................11
3.4.2 Des Newman Boulevard Streetscape ................12
3.4.3 Coronation Road Streetscape ..............................12
4.0 Sustainability........................................................13
4.1 Development Considerations..........................................13
4.2 Building Considerations.....................................................13
4.3 Community Safety ..............................................................14
4.4 Walkability And Cycling.....................................................15
4.5 Accessibility............................................................................16
5.0 Public Realm Design Guidelines .........................17
5.1 Community Gateways........................................................17
5.2 Open Space ...........................................................................19
5.2.1 Natural Areas / Channel Alignment...................20
5.2.2 Parks..............................................................................21
5.2.3 Urban Squares............................................................22
5.2.4 Trails / Multi-Use Paths............................................23
5.2.5 Storm Water Management Ponds.......................24
5.3 Road Network .......................................................................25
5.3.1 Street / Lotting Patterns.........................................26
5.3.2 Arterial Roads.............................................................26
5.3.3 Collector Roads..........................................................26
5.3.4 Local Roads.................................................................26
TABLE OF CONTENTS
5.3.5 Laneways (Public / Private) ...................................27
5.3.6 Turning Circles / Roundabouts ...........................27
5.3.7 Window Streets..........................................................27
5.3.8 Cul-De-Sacs ................................................................27
5.4 Active Transportation ........................................................28
5.4.1 Transit Network, Bus Stops And Shelters ........28
5.4.2 Sidewalks.....................................................................29
5.4.3 Pedestrian Crossing/ Enhanced
Intersections..............................................................29
5.4.4 Trails...............................................................................30
5.4.5 Multi-Use Paths..........................................................30
5.5 Streetscape Elements ........................................................32
5.5.1 Street Trees And Landscaping..............................32
5.5.2 Street Lighting...........................................................34
5.5.3 Street Furniture..........................................................34
5.5.4 Community Mailboxes ...........................................35
5.5.5 Fencing.........................................................................35
5.5.6 Street Signage............................................................36
5.5.7 Utilities..........................................................................37
5.5.8 Public Art .....................................................................37
6.0 Low-Rise Development Design Guidelines .........38
6.1 Building Typology ................................................................38
6.1.1 Single Detached Dwellings...................................41
6.1.2 Semi-Detached Dwellings.....................................42
6.1.3 Street Townhouses...................................................43
6.1.4 Lane Townhouses.....................................................44
6.1.5 Dual Frontage Townhouses .................................46
6.1.6 Back-To-Back Townhouses.....................................47
6.1.7 Stacked Townhouses ..............................................48
6.1.8 Live - Work Townhouses.........................................50
6.2 Streetscape Composition..................................................52
6.2.1 Façade Variety Within The Streetscape .............52
6.2.2 Street And Building Relationship........................53
6.2.3 Massing Within The Streetscape..........................53
6.2.4 Site Grading Conditions ........................................55
6.2.5 Coordination Of Dwelling Design / Sitings
With Streetscape Elements.....................................55
6.3 Architectural Design Criteria............................................56
6.3.1 Architectural Styles and Influences ...................56
6.3.2 Main Entrances..........................................................57
6.3.3 Porches And Porticos...............................................57
6.3.4 Roofs..............................................................................58
6.3.5 Windows.......................................................................60
6.3.6 Exterior Materials .....................................................61
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urban design / architectural design guidelines
West Whitby Community
John G. Williams Limited, Architect
6.3.7 Architectural Detailing ...........................................62
6.3.8 Exterior Colours ........................................................63
6.3.9 Foundation Walls .....................................................63
6.3.10 Utility And Service Elements..............................64
6.4 Garage Design Criteria .......................................................65
6.4.1 Attached Street-Facing Garages .........................65
6.4.2 Rear-Accessed Garages ..........................................66
6.4.3 Dropped Garage Conditions.................................67
6.4.4 Driveways....................................................................68
6.5 Priority Lot Dwellings..........................................................69
6.5.1 Corner Lot Dwellings...............................................73
6.5.2 Gateway Dwellings...................................................74
6.5.3 Roundabout Dwellings...........................................74
6.5.4 View Terminus Dwellings.......................................75
6.5.5 Community Window Dwellings/ Dwellings
Facing Arterial Roads..............................................75
6.5.6 Upgraded Rear And Side Architecture..............76
7.0 Mid-Rise & High-Rise Development Design
Guidelines .............................................................77
7.1 Building Typology ................................................................77
7.1.1 Mid-Rise Apartment Buildings............................77
7.1.2 High-Rise Apartment Buildings..........................77
7.1.3 Mixed-Use Apartment Buildings........................77
7.2 Site Organization..................................................................78
7.2.1 Building Placement And Relationship To
Street / Public Spaces..............................................78
7.2.2 Requirements For Priority Locations..................79
7.2.3 Site Access And Vehicular /
Pedestrian Circulation ...........................................79
7.2.4 Parking Areas .............................................................80
7.2.5 Servicing Areas..........................................................81
7.2.6 Landscaping, Site Furniture And Public
Art...................................................................................81
7.2.7 Lighting And Signage .............................................82
7.3 Building Design.....................................................................83
7.3.1 Building Heights And Transition Of Scale ........83
7.3.2 Architectural Character, Massing And Façade
Treatments...................................................................83
7.3.3 Base Portion Of Building........................................84
7.3.4 Middle Portion Of Building ...................................86
7.3.5 Top Portion Of Building..........................................86
7.3.6 Main Entrances..........................................................87
7.3.7 Exterior Materials, Colours And Architectural
Detailing .....................................................................87
7.3.8 Screening Of Rooftop Mechanicals
Equipment..................................................................88
7.3.9 Green Roof .................................................................88
7.3.10 Solar Panels..............................................................88
8.0 Mixed-Use And Non-Residential Design
Guidelines ............................................................89
8.1 Mixed-Use Development...................................................89
8.2 Commercial Development.................................................91
8.2.1 Building Location......................................................91
8.2.2 Building Design.........................................................92
8.2.3 Parking..........................................................................93
8.2.4 Pedestrian Circulation.............................................93
8.2.5 Loading, Service And Garbage Areas................93
8.2.6 Lighting, Signage And Site Furniture ................94
8.2.7 Landscaping ...............................................................95
8.2.8 Drive-Through Facilities..........................................95
8.3 Institutional Development.................................................96
8.4 Prestige Industrial Development.....................................98
8.4.1 Priority Locations......................................................98
8.4.2 Architectural Character...........................................99
8.4.3 Building Design......................................................100
8.4.4 Site Planning............................................................100
8.4.5 Loading, Service And Garbage Areas.............102
8.4.6 Lighting And Signage ..........................................102
8.5 Utility Buildings...................................................................103
8.6 Automobile Service Stations and Gas Bars...............104
9.0 Implementation..................................................106
9.1 Site Plan Approval Process.............................................106
9.2 Architectural Control Design
Review Process...................................................................106
9.3 Control Architect ..............................................................106
9.4 Preliminary Review...........................................................106
9.5 Final Review And Approval............................................107
9.5.1 Working Drawings.................................................107
9.5.2 Site Grading Plans..................................................107
9.5.3 Streetscape Drawings..........................................107
9.5.4 Exterior Colour Packages....................................107
9.5.5 Submission Requirements..................................107
9.6 Town Of Whitby Approval..............................................107
9.7 Monitoring For Compliance ..........................................107
9.8 Periodic Review of Guidelines......................................108
 
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