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o Is endorsed by the City’s Design Review Committee, who will be responsible for reviewing all aspects of the project
o Serves as a proactive guidebook for citizens, developers, design teams and local government to set clear expectations, bring consistency to the corridor, and streamline the review process
o Guidelines deal with configurations, materials and special locations. They are provided in two forms: 1) a set of baseline guidelines that provide the minimum criteria, and 2) visionary guidelines by segment expressing the desired character as an enhancement of the baseline guidelines.
o Guidelines are not code or ordinance, they are intentionally flexible to allow creativity while also delivering consistent improvements along the corridor
o Contains essential information for working in areas controlled by SCDOT, including beneath the elevated highway north of Line Street
o Contains standards for mid-block crossings and the endings of neighborhood streets are provided to link the blocks of the Lowline together using the public right-of-way at east-west cross streets
o Annotates they adopted Conceptual Master Plan, providing detail and general phasing to guide the implementation of the Lowline