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Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter and/or other provisions of this Code, the Zoning Administrator may issue zoning permits for the construction of single-family dwellings in a proposed subdivision before the plat has been approved and recorded, in accordance with the following provisions:
(a) Request for Inspection. Following the complete installation of all improvements, applicants seeking the issuance of zoning permits prior to plat approval shall submit a letter to the Planning Commission Secretary requesting the City to inspect installed improvements.
(b) Certification by Municipal Engineer. Upon receipt of the inspection request letter, the Planning Commission Secretary shall forward such letter to the Municipal Engineer. The Municipal Engineer, within 10 working days, shall inspect all improvements and notify the applicant as to the status of all improvements. If improvements are satisfactory, the Engineer shall forward a letter to the applicant which certifies the following:
(1) All storm and sanitary sewer and water lines approved in the improvement plans for the proposed subdivision have been completely installed and tested satisfactorily; and
(2) All pavement for the proposed subdivision, as required according to the Subdivision Improvement Standards as approved by the Planning Commission which are maintained on file with the Municipal Engineer, has been completely installed for a minimum of seven days and all required joints of the same are sealed.
(c) Submission of Application and Letter of Certification. Applicants shall submit a zoning permit application to the Zoning Administrator, along with the letter of certification from the Municipal Engineer stating that all conditions identified in paragraphs (b)(1) and (2) hereof have been met. After the Zoning Administrator receives the application and letter of certification, he or she may issue the zoning permit.
(Ord. 52-99. Passed 3-22-99.)