In the 65-A-1 Height and Bulk District, as designated on Sectional Map 1H of the Zoning Map, any new or expanding building or structure exceeding 40 feet in height shall be permitted as a conditional use only upon approval by the City Planning Commission according to the provisions in Sections 316 through 316.8 of this Code. The height of the building or structure so approved by the City Planning Commission shall not exceed 65 feet.
In authorizing any such proposal for a building or structure exceeding 40 feet in height, the City Planning Commission shall find that in addition to the criteria of Section 303(c), that the proposal is consistent with the expressed purposes of this Code, of the Broadway Neighborhood Commercial District, and of the height and bulk districts, set forth in Sections 101, 714.1, and 251 hereof and that the following criteria area met:
The height of the new or expanding development will be compatible with the individual neighborhood character and the height and scale of the adjacent buildings.
When the height of the new or expanding development exceeds twice the existing height of adjacent buildings, transitions will be provided between the taller and shorter buildings.
The height and bulk of the new or expanding development will be designed to allow maximum sun access to nearby parks, plazas, and major pedestrian corridors.
(Added by Ord. 69-87, File No. 115874, App. 3/13/87; amended by Ord. 20-88, App. 1/21/88)