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Single Family Design StandardsSINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS PlanningADepartment 2 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS INDEX Introduction 1 -6 Materials 7 -11 Windows AA 12A RoofALines 13 -14 ExteriorATrim 14 -18 Garages 19 -23 KeyA&AThroughALots 24 -25 360ADegreeADesign A AAAA 26 PorchADesign AA AAAAA 27 TraditionalADesign AAA 28 -29 CurrentADesignATrends AAA 30 -36 Landscape AAAAA 37 3 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS SINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS TheAfollowingAdesignAstandardsAshouldAguideAbuildersAthroughAtheAdesignAprocessAinA theAVillageAofAPlainfield,ATheAVillageApreviouslyAadoptedAtheA“APUDADesignAGuidelines”A andA“ResidentfalADesignAGuidelinesAforAPUDsAandA nnexatfons,”AEachAofAtheseAdocu-mentsAgenerallyAaddressAdifferentAdesignAissuesAforAresidentfalAdevelopers,  PUDADesignAGuidelines –A GenerallyAaddressAhowAsubdivisionsAshouldAbeAdesignedA andAAfocusAonAneighborhoodAdesignAandAplacementsAofAgaragesAforAbothAsingle -familyAandAtownhomes,  ResidentialADesignAforAPUDsAandA nnexation –A ddressesAarchitecturalAdesignAforA single -familyAhomesAandApromotesA360AdegreeAarchitectureAalongAwithAproperA massing.Aproportfon.AandAbalanceAinAresidentfalAdesign, BasedAonAcurrentAtrendsAinAresidentfalAdevelopment.AStaffAhasAformulatedAaAseriesAofA minimumAresidentialAstandardsA thatAcanAbeAusedAbyAtheAdevelopmentAcommunityA whenAbuildingAinAPlainfield,ATheAfollowingAdesignAstandardsAshallAbeArequiredAofAanyA developerAorAbuilderAwhoAconstructsAmoreAthanAtenA(10)AhomesAinAanyAsingleAdevelop-ment,ADevelopersAandAbuildersAshallAbeArequiredAtoAsubmitAaAsetAofAtheirAproposedAele-vatfonsAconcurrentAwithAanyAPlannedADevelopmentAorAFinalAPlatAapproval,AElevatfonsA shallAbeAreviewedAbyAStaffAandAaAcomplianceAletterAshallAbeAforwardedAtoAtheAVillageA BoardAforAreview, 4 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS CourtesyAofASlowAHomeAStudio NewAresidentfalAdevelopmentsAinAsomeAcommunitfesAAhaveAoftenAbeenAcritfcizedAasAbeingA 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averageAhomeApurchaserAandAprotectsAcurrentAandAfutureAresidentsAofAPlainfield:A 5 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS OBJECTIVES  TheAVillageAofAPlainfieldAwillAcontfnueAtoAwelcomeAnewAresidentfalA developmentAAthatAmeetsAwithAtheAVillage’sAAexistfngAAresidentfalAde-signAstandards,  TheAfollowingAstandardsAareAintendedAtoAmaintainAtheAVillage’sAex-istfngAcharacterAofAwell -designedAandAattractfveAsubdivisions,  GoodAresidentfalAdesignAisAaAcritfcalAelementAinAcreatfngAaAgoodApublicA realmAwhichAgenerallyAdefinesAtheAqualityAofAcommunity,  TheAqualityAofAplaceAhasAaAhugeAimpactAonAlongAtermAeconomicAde-velopmentAandAdistfnguishesAwhichAcommunitfesAinAChicagoAmetroA eventuallyAbecomeAdesirableAplacesAtoAlive,  ToAavoidAmonotonyAorAformlessAsubdivisions.AAnewAsingle -familyA homeAdesignAshouldAincorporateAbalancedAdesignAwithAspecialAdetailA toAtheAfollowingAdesignAelements; WindowAfenestrationAandAAwindowAplacement GarageAplacementAandAgarageAdoorAdesign RooflineAvariation 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-term,AtheAlongAtermAimpactAwillAbeAaAdetri-mentalAimpactAonAfutureAgenerationsAofAresidentsAandAlowerAtheAval-ueAofAVillageAinAtheAfuture:A 6 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS TheAillustratfonsAaboveAreflect.AaAnumberAofAexteriorAmodificatfonsAtoAtheAillustratfonAonAtheAfarArightAAwhichcanAhaveAaAdra matf cAimprove-mentAonAtheAqualityAofAtheAexteriorAdesign,ASimplyAaddingAaAporch.AbalancedAwindowAplacement.AwiderAeaves.AandAsomeAarchitect ura lAdetailA toAtheAgarageAdoorsAAallAmakeAforAaAbetterAdesign,AAToAavoidAstreetscapesAofAmonotonousAAstarterAhomes.AtheAfollowingAdesignA ele mentsA shouldAbeAincorporatedAintoAfutureAhomeAproductAinAtheAVillage, AgoodAstreetscapeAisAaAcompilatfonAofAAwellAdesignedAhomeAdesigns,ACreatfngAaAbeautffulAApublicArealmAdependsAonAaAcombinatf onA ofAelementsAin-cludingAstreetAwidth.Aparkways.AtreeAcanopy.Asetbacks.AandAmostAimportantlyAresidentfalAdesign,A sAoutlinedAthroughoutAtheseA doc uments.AtheAbig-gestAimpedimentAinAcreatfngAgreatAAstreetscapeAisApoorAresidentfalAdesignAthatAresultsAinAAcookieAcutterA“tract”Ahousing,A sA the A illustratfonAaboveA reflects.AgoodAdesignAandAarchitecturalAAvariatfonAcanAhaveAaApositfveAimpactAonAtheAstreetscape, DESIGNAM TTERS 7 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS M TERI LS Materials InsteadAofAestablishingAminimumAbrickArequirementsAsimilarAtoAaAnumberAofAotherAsuburbs.APlainfieldAcontfnuesAtoAencourageAbu ild ersAtoAuseA faceAbrickAwhereAarchitecturallyAappropriate,ASimplyAaddingAbrickAorAstoneA doesAnotAmakeAbetterAarchitecture:A InAfact.AthereAareAcertainAstylesA ofAhomeAthatAshouldAnotAincorporateAbrickAorAstone,ABasedAonAthisAfact.AtheAfollowingAstandardsAdoAnotAcallAforAaAminimumAamo unt A ofAfaceA brickAorAstone,AInstead.AaAseriesAofAguidelinesAareAherebyAadoptedAtoAAguideAbuildersAhowAbrickAandAstoneAshouldAbeAused,  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NoAmoreAthanA50%AofAtheAhomesAinAaAdevelopmentAshouldAincorporateAgableArooflinesAwithoutAarchitecturalArelief:AUnderAthisApr ovi sion,Aarchi-tecturalAreliefAmayAbeAaccomplishedAbyAincorporatingAoneAofAtheAfollowingAdesignAelementsAintoAtheArooflines.Adormers,Aprojec tin gAgables,AorA clippedAgableAroofs:  AminimumAofA25%AofAtheArooflinesAinAanyAdevelopmentAshallAincorporateAhipArooflines:  llAArooflinesAshallAincorporateAaAminimumAeaveAlineAorAshadowAlineAwithAaAminimumAwidthAofAoneA foot:  RoofApitchesAbetweenA30 -45AdegreesAareArecommended: HipAroofline ClippedAGableARoof HipARoofAwithAGable 14 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS HIPAROOF G BLEAROOF *AMinimumAofA25%AofAtheAroofsAshallAbeAHipARoofs *ANoAmoreAthanA50%AofAtheAroofsAinAanyAgivenAdevelopmentAshallAbeAgables TheAillustratfonsAaboveAreflectAtheAtwoAtypeAofArooflinesAthatAareAavailableAforAbothAproductfonAandAsemi -customA 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SillsAbelowAtheAwindow  Key -stonesAaboveAwindows.AdoorwaysAorA garage  PedimentAaboveAAentranceAdoorway TheseAarchitecturalAelementsAareAjustAaAfewAAde-signAelementsAthatAcanAbeAaddedAtoAanAelevatfonA thatAwillAaddAarchitecturalAtextureAandAinterestA toAaAfaçade,A 17 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS InAAourAcurrentAwayAofAbuilding.AdelicacyAofAplacingAaAwindowAorAaAdoorAhasAnearlyAvanished,AButA itAisAjustAthisArefinement.AdownAtoAtheAlastAfoot.AevenAtoAtheAlastAinchAorAtwo.AwhichAmakesAanA immenseAdifference, APatternALanguageA(ChristopherA lexander) WINDOWATRIM TheAfollowingAstandardsArequireAthatAbuildersAincorporateAwindowAtrimAaroundAwindowsAAonAallAfourAelevatfonsAasAtheAfollowing A il lustra-tfonsAreflect,AThisAsimpleAdesignAadditfonAprovidesAadditfonalAtextureAandAarchitecturalAartfculatfonAtoAtheAAexteriorAatAaAm ini mumAcosts,AThisA isAespeciallyAtrueAonAtheAsideAandArearAelevatfonsAwhichAareAsoAoftenAneglectedAfromAaAdesignAperspectfve,A  llAnewAsingle -familyAhomesAinAtheAVillageAshallAincorporateAwindowAtrimAaroundAtheAexteriorAofAtheAwindowsAonAallAfourAelevatfo ns,AToA minimizeAmaintenance.AtheAuseAofA smartAboardAorAfiberAcementAboardA isAencouraged, REVE LS ToAprovideAadditfonalAarchitecturalAtextureAtoAsingle -familyA homes.AnewAhomesAinAtheAVillageAshallAincorporateArevealsA inAallAexteriorAwindows,ATheAuseAofArevealsAonAtheAexteriorA providesAanAarchitecturalAdepthAtoAtheAplacementAwindowA andAhelpsAavoidAtheAappearanceAofAwindowsAsimplyAbeingA “punched”AintoAtheAexterior,A 18 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS TheAsimpleAadditfonAofAaA“beltAcourse”AbetweenAtheAfirstAandAsec-ondAfloorAalongAwithAusingAsimpleAtrimAaroundAtheAexteriorAwin-dowsAcanAhaveAaAdramatfcAimpactAonAimprovingAsideAandArearAele-vatfons,A sAtheAfollowingAillustratfonsAdemonstrate.AsimpleAtrimA workAisAaArelatfvelyAinexpensiveAwayAtoAimproveAonAaAfaçade,AA WhenAusedAwithAtheAincorporatfonAofAaA“beltAcourse.”AtextureAandA 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-loaded,ATheAfollowingAstandardsAshallAbeAfollowed;A  GarageAdoorsAshallAbeAeitherArecessedAorAprojectAnoAmoreAthanAfiveAfeetAfromA theAfrontAentranceAorAfrontAentranceAporch:A  WindowsAshouldAbeAlocatedAinAaAminimumAofA50%AofAtheAtotalAgarageAdoorsAinA anyAnewAsingle -familyAdevelopment: ExamplesAofASnoutAHousesA( void) 20 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS G R GEADOORAPL CEMENT Side -loadedAgarage RecessedAgarageAexamples 21 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS RecessedAGarageA(encouraged) RecessedAgarageAwithAporch (encouraged) House House Side -loadedAgarageA(encouraged) House House House SnoutAHouseA(Discouraged) ShoeABoxA(Discouraged) porch G R GEADOORAPL CEMENT DetachedAGarageA(encouraged) House 22 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS Side -loadedAgarage WindowsAfacingAtheA street GarageAset -backAhouse Side -loadedAgarage Side -loadedAgarage SIDEALO DEDAAG R GES InAlieuAofArear -loadedAorAdetachedAgaragesAwhichAhistoricallyAareAmoreAdifficultAtoAmarketA 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ConsistentAwithAtheAVillage’sAA“ResidentfalADesignAandAPlanningAGuidelinesA forAPlannedAUnitADevelopments.”theAVillageAwillAcontfnueAtoAencourageA andAprovideAdensityAbonusesAforAthoseAbuildersAwhoAdesignAhomesAwithA 360AdegreeAarchitecture,A sAtheAfollowingAillustratfonAdemonstrates.AusingA theAsameAqualityAmaterialsAonAallAfourAelevatfonsAwasAonceAcommon,AHow-ever.AtheAAcostAofAbrickAandAstoneAhasAresultedAinAmostAhomeAbuyersAonlyA beingAableAtoAaffordAbrickAorAstoneAonAtheAfrontAelevatfon,AThisAfactAoftenA createsAtheAdesignAproblemAofA“aAfauxAfrontAfaçade”AwithAtheAbalanceAofA theAhouseAbeingAaAvinylAbox,AOneAwayAtoAaddressAtheAcostAissueAtoAAcon-structAsmallerAhomesAwithAmoreAsimpleAdesigns,AInAlieuAofAbrick.AsmartA boardAorAfiberAcementAclapboardAcanAbeAconsidered, 27 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS FRONTAPORCHADESIGN Porches.AifAdesignedAproperlyAcanAhaveAaApositfveAdesignAimpactAonAaAsingle -familyA 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typeAofAproductAthatAisAbeingAconstructedAinA PlainfieldAandAsomeAofAtheAsurroundingAcom-munitfes A overAtheApastAyear,ATheseAhomesAareA representatfveAofAtheAnewAhousingAmarketA andAtheAfundamentalAfactAthatAthereAisAaAsen-sitfvityAtoApriceAinAtoday’sAmarket, 31 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS ProminentAentranceAwithA goodAframingAandAmillwork GoodAevesAandAbracketsAcreateA interestAalongAtheAroofline RecessedAgarage GoodAwindowAtrimA aroundAtheAwindow ProminentAporchAdesign ProjectfngAgarageAimpactAisA softenedAbyAtheAlocatfonAofA theAfrontAporch, GoodAwindowAtrimAaroundAtheA window B L NCEDARESIDENTI LADESIGN 32 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS wkwardAmassingAandAbalance GratuitousAchangeAofAmaterialsA GarageAdoorAthatAdominantsAtheAfrontA elevatfon ShuttersAthatAdon’tAfitAtheAwindows GoodAbalanceAandAmassing GarageAdoorAvariatfon ExtensiveAuseAofAtrimAonAexterior DormerAbreaksAupAtheAroofline RESIDENTI LADESIGN 33 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS GoodAwindowAbalanceAandAplacement GoodAwindowAtrim ProminentAdoorAentranceAandAgoodA useAofAporch BalancedAroofAvariatfon RecessedAgarage (shouldAhaveAwindows) wkwardAmassingAandAbalance ExaggeratedAdoorAentranceAandAnon -functfonalAbalcony LackAofAbrickAreturn (FauxAappearance) ExaggeratedAdormer 34 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS CURRENTADESIGNATRENDS sAtheAfollowingAillustratfonsAreflect.AbuildersAareAattemptfngAtoAminimizeAconstructfonAcostsA byAconstructfngAsimpleAboxAstructuresAwithAaAminimumAamountAofAelevatfonAchangesAwithinA theAfoundatfon,AUnderAthisAtrend.AaAlargeAportfonAofAtheAfirstAfloorAisAtakenAupAbyAtheAgarageA andAtheAL -shapedAlivingAspaceAsurroundsAtheAgarage,AATheAkitchen.AdiningAandAfamilyAareaAareA generallyAcombinedAintoAoneAgreatAroomAareaAatAtheArearAportfonAofAtheAhouse, TheAdesignAchallengeAforAthisAconfiguratfonAisAtheAdominanceAofAtheAfrontAloadedAgarageAandA theAimpactAitAhasAonAtheAstreetscape,AATooAoften.AtheAlackAofAarchitecturalAmovementAonAtheA frontAfaçadeAcreatesAaAsimpleAboxAlikeAstructureAAthatAcanAhaveAaAdeadeningAimpactAonAtheA publicArealm,AUnlikeAtheAclassicAColonial.AFederalAStyleA.orASaltABox.AtheAcontemporaryAdesignA ofAmostAproductfonAbuildersAlacksAbalanceAandAproperAtraditfonalAproportfon, Garage LivingASpace 35 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS RaisedAranchAofAtheA1970’s SimilarAtoAtheA“RaisedARanch”AwhichAproliferatedA throughoutAtheAregionAinAtheA1960’sAandA1970’s.AtheA newAtrendAAinAsingle -familyAhomesAisAwhatAStaffAhasA identffiedAasAtheA“ShoeABox”Adesign,AThisAnewAcon-temporaryAdesignAisAattractfveAtoAtheAnatfonalAbuildersA inAviewAofAtheAfactAthatAitAisArelatfvelyAcheapAtoAcon-structAandAprovidesAampleAfloorAplansAAforAyoungAfami-lies,AASimilarAtoAtheAraisedAranch.AtheAfirstAfloorAisAdom-i n a t e d A b y A t h e A g a r a g e ,A H o w e v e r .A t h i s A d e s i g n A c a n A h a v e A a A negatfveAimpactAonAtheAstreetscapeAandAtheAcharacterA ofAaAcommunity, DISCOUR GED 36 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS A SnoutAHouseADesign A BlankAsideAelevationAwithAnoAarticulation PoorlyAbalancedAwindows DISCOUR GED BlankAgarageAdoor HorizontalAwindow PunchAoutAwindowAdesign 37 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS RESIDENTI LAL NDSC PING LandscapingAisAaAcritfcalAelementAinAgoodAresidentfalAdesignAandAtheAfollowingA standardsArequireAaAminimumAamountAofAlandscapingA,AAOften.AlandscapingAcanA softenAAaAblankAelevatfonAorAevenAbadAarchitecture,A AcombinatfonAofAgoodAdesignA andAgoodAlandscapingAcanAhelpAcreateAaAgoodApublicArealm,ABasedAonAtheseA standards.AthenAfollowingAplantfngsAwillAbeArequired;  OneAparkwayAtreesAorAtwoAparkwayAtreesAonAcornerAlots  OneAshadeAtreeAAinAfrontAyard  OneAshadeAtreeAinArearAyard  OneAornamentalAtree  SixAAfoundatfonAshrubs 38 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS GLOSS RY BeltACourse –A 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frontAelevatfon, RCHITECTUR LAGLOSS RY 41 PL INFIELDASINGLEAF MILYADESIGNAST ND RDS Materials AAAAAAAAAA FRONT SIDES RE R WindowAAFenestration GarageADesign ExteriorATrim WindowAtrim RooflineAvariation DESIGNAST ND RDSACHECKLIST