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The methods and procedures for implementation and administration of the Specific Plan are prescribed as follows:
.010 Implementation. The Specific Plan shall be implemented through the processing of and approval of final site plans, prior to the issuance of building permits for permitted primary and accessory uses and structures, except as expressly provided in paragraph .0203 of subsection 18.118.040.020. For uses requiring a conditional use permit or a waiver of code requirements, final site plans shall be submitted and reviewed for consistency with the Specific Plan, in conjunction with the hearing on the conditional use permit or waiver. (Ord. 5625 § 1; November 18, 1997.)
.020 Final Site Plan Approval. Final site plans (as described in this section, and hereinafter collectively referred to as the "final site plans") shall be processed in the following ways:
.0201 Process for Approval.
.01 Planning Director Approval. Final site plans for permitted primary and accessory uses and structures within the Specific Plan Area shall be submitted to the Planning Department, for review and approval by the Planning Director pursuant to the requirements in Chapter 18.70 (Final Plan Review). If the Planning Director finds the Final Site Plan to be in conformance with the Specific Plan and the provisions of this Chapter, the Planning Director shall approve the Final Site Plan. The Planning Director’s decision shall be final unless appealed to the Planning Commission within ten (10) days from the date of such decision. Plans submitted for issuance of building permits shall be in substantial conformance with the approved Final Site Plan.
.02 Repealed by Ord. 5625, 11/18/97
.0202 Content of Final Site Plan Submittal. Final dimensioned site plans shall contain the following information for the City's review:
.01 Location of existing property lines, lot line adjustments, if any, and existing and prospective easements.
.02 Proposed uses of property, location of buildings, vehicular and pedestrian circulation parking areas, including buses, parking structures, and landscape and open space areas.
.03 Proposed building floor plans and elevations, including building materials and colors.
.04 Preliminary landscaping plans, indicating the extent, location, size and type of proposed landscaping.
.05 Tabulation of parking count, square footage of buildings.
.06 Fence and wall locations, indicating the type and height of fencing proposed along any lot line, or any screen walls within the site.
.07 Signage plans , indicating the proposed signage program, including but not limited to, any identification, business or other signs; and specifying the size, height, location, color, material and lighting of such signs.
.08 Conceptual grading and drainage plans showing finished floor elevations.
.09 Service areas, including details of trash pick-up.
.10 Utility locations (above and below ground).
.11 Structural height plans, elevations and cross-sections demonstrating compliance with the height provisions of this Code.
.12 Lighting plans.
.13 Roof- and ground-mounted equipment location and screening treatment.
.0203 Final Site Plan Exemptions. The following are exempt from the final site plan review and approval process:
.01 Interior building alterations, modifications or improvements which do not result in an increase in the gross square footage of the building.
.02 Minor building additions or improvements interior to or at the rear of a building or development complex, which are not visible from the public right-of-way; do not exceed 5% of the gross square footage of the existing buildings, or 1,000 gross square feet, whichever is the lesser; are in substantial conformance with the building envelope; and are in conformance with the Design Plan and the zoning and development standards set forth in this chapter.
.03 Signage, including Anaheim Resort freestanding monument signs, wall signs, and on-site directional signs, except as provided for in paragraph 18.118.145.020 (Conditionally Permitted Signs), and which signs are in conformance with the Design Plan and the zoning and development standards set forth in this chapter.
.04 Landscape improvements or modifications which are not in connection with building modifications which require final site plan review and approval.
.05 The above-noted plans shall be submitted to the Building Division of the Planning Department, and shall be reviewed for conformance with all applicable provisions of the Specific Plan, prior to the issuance of building, landscape or signage permits. (Ord. 5625 § 2; November 18, 1997.)
.030 Site Plan Consistency.
.0301 Final Site Plan Conformance. Following approval of a final site plan, if any changes are proposed regarding the size, location or alteration of any use or structures shown on an approved final site plan, a revised final site plan may be submitted to the Planning Director. If the Planning Director determines that the proposed revision is in substantial conformance with the provisions of the Specific Plan, and the general intent of the final site plan previously approved by the Planning Commission, the revised final site plan may be approved by the Planning Director without submittal to the Planning Commission. The decision of the Planning Director shall be final, unless appealed to the Planning Commission, as a Report and Recommendation item, within ten (10) days from the date of such decision. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Planning Director may have the discretion to refer consideration of the revised final site plan to the Planning Commission as a Report and Recommendation item. If the Planning Commission determines that the proposed revision is in substantial conformance with the provisions of the Specific Plan and the general intent of the approved final site plan, the revised final site plan may be approved by the Planning Commission. The decision of the Planning Commission shall be final, unless appealed to the City Council within ten (10) days from the date of such decision.
.040 Approval of Lot Splits, Boundary and Acreage Variations. Lot splits, boundary and acreage variations shall comply with all applicable regulations, and shall be reviewed and processed in accordance with the procedures contained in Title 17 (Land Development and Resources) of the Anaheim Municipal Code.
.050 Specific Plan Amendments. Amendments to the Specific Plan shall be processed in accordance with Chapter 18.72 (Specific Plans). (Ord. 5444 § 1 (part); August 16, 1994: Ord. 5920 1 (part); June 8, 2004: Ord. 6156 §§ 48, 49; September 22, 2009: Ord. 6473 § 49; December 3, 2019.)