1. PRESERVE THE ENVIRONMENT
a. Provide for a complete range of land uses in an orderly,
b. Improve the quality of the air and water.
d. Protect floodplain and wetlands and incorporate them into the Village open space system.
2. ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT OF HOUSING OPTIONS FOR ALL PEOPLE
a. Encourage the development of a variety of housing types at various economic levels and at various intensities.
b. Require quality construction and maintenance of all dwellings.
c. Assure that all persons regardless of race, color, or creed have equal opportunity to secure housing.
d. Prevent monotonous design and appearance.
3. SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF QUALITY COMMERCIAL FACILITIES
a. Designate certain areas as community commercial areas with a wide range of services.
b. Insure neighborhood shopping centers which are reasonably
compact, serve the needs of area residents, and are accessible by pedestrians.
c. Insure a high standard of maintenance and repair, control of noise, light, and odors and proper buffering from residential areas.
4. PROMOTE QUALITY INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE DEVELOPMENT
a. Encourage light industry and office development to locate near the existing and planned interchanges on I-57.
b. Insure industry's conformance to performance standards which
would eliminate adverse effects on the environment.
c. Provide for adequate landscaping and buffering to assure compatibility of industrial, commercial, public, and residential uses.
5. PROVIDE FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION
a. Develop Village parks which will serve as focal points for both athletic and aesthetic needs on a neighborhood and community wide basis.
b. Cooperate with
School Districts in providing active recreational facilities and parks located next to schools.
c. Encourage developers to provide private or public lands for recreation adequate to serve their intended optimum population projections.
PROVIDE EXCELLENT TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES
a. Provide thoroughfares throughout the Village which
will promote safe and expeditious movement of vehicular traffic while protecting residential areas from large traffic volumes.
b. Provide efficient traffic circulation for auto, pedestrians, and bikes.
c. Provide mass transit to commercial areas, industrial complexes and
d. Plan for bikeways and pedestrian walkways to provide alternatives
to reliance on automobiles.
7. SUPPORT QUALITY SOCIAL SERVICES
a. Support the school system in it's efforts to provide quality education.
b. Work with social service agencies to enhance their performance.