3-8. Land use element
c. The Concept Plan selected from the alternate
concepts will be based on a particular rationale for
The Concept Plan will depict general locations for land
achieving the installation-s functional requirements and
use areas in relation to existing development patterns and
objectives for future development. This rationale takes
major constraints as identified in the data analysis. Within
form during the evacuation of components of the alternate
the limitations posed by existing development and the
concept plans and their relationship to each other. Together
environment. there generally will be more than one
with the previously developed goals and objectives. the
arrangement of future land use which will satisfy the
rationale defines the installations policy for longrange
functional elements of mission requirements. Land use
relationships should achieve the most efficient arrangement
d. The Master Plan Report will include a description
of functions. resolve existing problems, and provide a
of the rationale for selection of the Concept Plan. The
logical and desirable location for all future requirements.
criteria used for establishing major land use relationships,
The land uses shown should correspond to the major
the circulation system. and utility service areas will be
functions depicted in the spatial relationship analyses.
defined with an indication of their relationship to develop
The areas identified for each land use may be approximate
ment goals and objectives. How the criteria are related to
in the size but the relative locations of the proposed areas
development limitations and requirements of the particular
must clearly convey the locational relationships between
installation should be specified. Typical criteria include:
land uses. installation boundaries. and major site features.
- Conformance to the installation's functional
3-9. Circulation element
- Ability to efficiently accomplish operations.
The movement of people. goods. and services between
- Flexibility to respond to changing-conditions.
various functional areas is critical to an installation's
- Security for sensitive functions and control of
efficiency. The Concept Plan therefore should include a
road network that is convenient, safe, and in scale with Its
intended use, A conceptual system of major roadways will
- Compatibility of land use areas based on proximity
be designed to serve the land use arrangement presented in
and intensity of use.
the Concept Plan. The circulation concept should focus
- Accessibility of land use areas.
on major vehicular routes. including existing major roads
- Quality of life and pleasantness of the living and
to be retained. roadway extensions. new alignments. and
major access points to the installation as shown in figure
- Separation of hazardous operations from populated
33. Secondary and minor roadways should not be
included unless they are required to resolve a serious
- Efficiency in energy conservation by minimizing
functional deficiency affecting the overall land use arrange-
internal travel distance and by providing building locations
which ameliorate local climate effects.
- Efficiency of utility service to serve all development.
3-10. Utility service element
- Removal of existing service constraints.
Utility service must be provided to support the land use
- Avoiding intensive development in environmentally
arrangement in the Concept Plan. This may require the
extension of service areas or removal of major constraints
- Maintaining compatibility with the character of
in the existing system to serve the future population level.
adjacent land use.
The Concept Plan should indicate the proposed areas of
- Assurance of operational safety clearances.
required utility service in relation to the existing areas of
- Flexibility to respond to unforeseen long--range
service and major treatment or generating facilities as
illustrated in figure 3-3. The Concept Plan should also
- Ability to maximize use of existing assets and
indicate future service needs. particularly in locations
where service is not provided or is limited by existing
- Availability of additional property for acquisition.
deficiencies. A detailed engineering analysis is not needed
- The compatibility of plan concepts with previous
at this point However. the location or scope of any major
system improvements necessary to serve the conceptual
- Ability to undertake development in staged or
land use pattern should be specified.