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Checklist of Requirements and Recommendations

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Checklist of Requirements and Recommendations
for DRC related to the Artworks - Effective 10/01/13

First Artwork(s): Minimum of 75% of art budget spent for artwork that is viewable from the sidewalk or other public space.

Site Plan

  • Draw view cone(s) between artwork and sidewalk or other public space. View from driving automobiles is important.

  • Show all design features to create a space with foreground and backdrop for artwork.

  • Show pedestrian access to the artwork.

  • Hide light fixtures shining on artwork from public view.

Certified Lighting Plan

  • Concentrated lighting of artwork that is at higher footcandles than surrounding area

Separate Landscape Plan

  • Verify that landscaping does not block view of artworks from sidewalk or other public space.

  • Use of landscaping as appropriate backdrop and foreground for public art.

  • Trees do not shade the artwork, unless the artwork is designed for shade.

Engineering Plans

  • No elements block view of artworks from sidewalk or other public space.

  • No elements are inappropriate distraction near artwork.

  • Unlikely that the automobile will have an accident with the artwork.

  • If freestanding sculpture, provide a note on the drawings recognizing a required future amendment to demonstrate that the foundation and attachment of artwork to the foundation will comply with the South Florida Building Code.

Building Elevation

  • If artwork is within 10 feet of the building elevation (including murals or elements attached to building), then show a generalized shape as the estimated size of the artwork.

Second Artwork(s)

  • Up to 25% of the art budget may be spent for additional artwork(s),accessible to the public, but not viewable from the sidewalk.

Public Art Fee

  • Please check the current Public Art fee on our website or contact the Planning & Zoning department at 954-344-1160.