Land Planning and Urban Design

Legacy Farms Master Plan | Saratoga Springs, UT

Client
Salt Lake County

Services

Master Plan
Site Planning
Form-Base Code Development
Land Use Entitlements


Awards

Congress for the New Urbanism, Utah Chapter - Innovation Award


Form-Based Code for a Vibrant New Community

Legacy Farms is a vibrant addition to Saratoga Springs, offering consumers nine new product lines, including an age-restricted active adult neighborhood. The master plan contains an extensive open space network complete with themed pocket parks, a community clubhouse and pool, a large linear park, community gardens, integrated pedestrian corridors and trails, an elementary school, and two churches.

As lead designer/planner for the D.R. Horton-owned community’s Master Plan and form-based code, Psomas’ role in the project included creating the land plan, working with the architects to design innovative floor plans and elevations that are compliant with a form-based neighborhood, writing the form-based code, and directing the entitlement effort. This 182-acre project is the first phase of the Suburban Land Reserve 3,000-acre property, and the first project to implement a form-based code within the city.



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