The City of Gardner uses a set of Design Standards in addition to other regulations to guide development and redevelopment in the community.
The Gardner Design Standards are criteria which are used in the City’s review of project proposals. The purpose of these standards is to promote diverse, yet harmonious, design. The standards encourage unique architectural expression and do not exclude any particular architectural styles.
The Gardner Design Standards are intended to:
- encourage high quality building design that complements the architecture, landscapes, history and culture of Gardner;
- ensure the functionality of the built environment;
- encourage creativity in design; and
- clarify procedures used in reviewing development proposals.
These requirements provide a framework in which diverse solutions may be measured and approved.
For questions regarding these stardards, contact Community Development Department Planning Staff at (913) 856-0913.