Alternative Three illustrates a land use pattern that incorporates the potential for sanitary sewer expansion into the Town. As stated in the draft plan, the expansion of sanitary sewer into the Town should be a careful and thoughtful process. Cost, maintenance, operation and increased density are all factors that should be weighed by the Town in the decision making process.
If sanitary sewers were available, the typical Town
gird system could be expanded into areas identified in
The Gray area on the map indicates a mixed use
district. The boundaries of this
district would be town’s southwestern boundary through the Central Historic
District indicated in Grey. The break in the Central Historic District would be
The Central Historic District should consist of primarily of single family residential dwellings on small lots and interspersed with small retail commercial activities. Future land uses should consider small retail, small professional offices, and single family residential. Any large scale redevelopment in this area should be required to go through a planned unit development process to insure development meets community standards and preserves town character.
The residential areas indicated in yellow should
consist of single family residential dwellings.
New developments utilizing septic fields should be sized appropriately
(37,000 square feet) and be required to have a redundant field identified. New development that would use sanitary sewer
should be sized between 10,000 and 12,000 square feet. The