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On April 2nd of 2008, adopted design standards became effective for all commercial, industrial, and non-residential (school and church) buildings. Known as the "Sandy Style," the design guidelines are the result of extensive public involvement.
Sandy Style is an architectural style developed by the City of Sandy, modeled after the Cascadian Architectural style by adapting elements of the English Arts and Crafts and Oregon Rustic styles. The intent of the new standards is not to require all buildings to look the same, but rather to require buildings to contain certain design elements in common to create a more unified overall appearance. Some elements of the style include:
Compliance with the Sandy Style design guidelines is required for the following activities: