Hi -- non-planner, average citizen here, asking your help.
A 24-hour Walgreen's store is proposed adjacent to my residential neighborhood.
Developers are currently offering a 10 foot high berm with an 8-foot fence at the top as a visual barrier.
Neigbhors don't like the fence idea, and would prefer a taller berm and a double row of trees on top -- rather than a fence.
How large a berm is necessary to shield our view of a 28 foot high store?
My home is about 100 feet from my back lot line. The store will be about 210 feet in to the commercial property from my lot line. The base elevation of my home and the store are about the same.
It may be impossible to block views from the second story of our homes, but we want to insure a barrier for us on the first floor.
Is there a calculator or a website that you're aware of to determine line of sight or what height barrier is necessary to block the view?
Thanks for your help.