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(a) The plan submission and review process shall be coordinated with and integrated into the City planning and permitting process. Persons applying to the City for a grading permit, and/or a building permit that includes work subject to the provisions of this Article, shall submit their request for stormwater Determination to the City simultaneously with the submission of their other City permit application(s). The City shall promptly forward all such requests for stormwater Determination to the Director for review and further action.
(1) Applicants may choose to submit their request for stormwater Determination directly to the Director in advance of their application for a City grading permit and/or building permit, but in such case the applicant shall include a copy of their request for stormwater Determination with their eventual submission to the City, and the City shall forward the copy of the request for stormwater Determination to the Director.
(2) Applicants for projects located outside of the municipal boundaries of the City shall submit their request for stormwater Determination directly to the Director.
(b) Upon receipt of a request for stormwater Determination, the Director shall review same and issue a formal written Determination. The Determination shall state:
(1) Whether a stormwater Erosion and Sediment Permit is, or is not, required, and
(2) Whether a stormwater Management and Comprehensive Drainage Permit is, or is not, required.
(c) The City shall not issue any grading permit, or any building permit that includes work subject to the provisions of this Article, unless and until the appropriate stormwater permit(s), as identified and required by the Determination, has (have) been approved and issued.
(Ord. 13-13. Passed 6-6-13.)