11-1-3: INTERPRETATION:
Interpretation and application of the provisions and requirements contained herein are declared to be the minimum requirements for the purposes set forth, unless otherwise specifically stated. If in the course of administration hereof, a question arises as to the meaning of any phrase, section, or chapter, the interpretation thereof shall be given by the planning and zoning administrator of Clearfield City and shall be construed to be the official interpretation thereof. Appeals of the planning and zoning administrator's interpretation shall be made in accordance with table 11.1 of this section and section 11-1-12 of this chapter.
   TABLE 11.1
   LAND USE AND APPEAL AUTHORITY
Land Use Application
Land Use Authority
Appeal Authority
Advisory Body
Authority
First Appeal
Second Appeal
Days To Appeal 3
Body
Days To Appeal3
Body
Land Use Application
Land Use Authority
Appeal Authority
Advisory Body
Authority
First Appeal
Second Appeal
Days To Appeal 3
Body
Days To Appeal3
Body
General plan or map amendment
Planning commission
City council
30
District court
n/a
None
Land use ordinance or map amendment
Planning commission
City council
30
District court
n/a
None
Subdivision ordinance or amendment
Planning commission
City council
30
District court
n/a
None
Development agreement
Planning commission
City council
30
District court
n/a
None
Project concept plan1
Staff
Planning commission
n/a
None
n/a
None
Site plan
Staff
Planning commission
10
Land use hearing officer
30
District court
Administrative site plan
n/a
Staff
10
Planning commission
30
District court
Preliminary subdivision plat
Staff
Planning commission
10
Land use hearing officer
30
District court
Final subdivision plat
Planning commission
City council
30
District court
n/a
None
Conditional use
Staff
Planning commission
10
Land use hearing officer
30
District court
Sign permit
n/a
Staff
10
Planning commission
30
District court
Lot split
Staff
Planning commission
10
City council
30
District court
Lot line adjustment
Staff
Planning commission
10
City council
30
District court
Amendment of approved subdivision plat:
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Preliminary
Staff
Planning commission
10
Land use hearing officer
30
District court
   Final
Planning commission
City council
30
District court
n/a
None
Variance
Staff
n/a
n/a
Planning commission
30
District court
Street or alley vacation
Staff
City council
30
District court
n/a
None
Annexations
Planning commission
City council
30
District court
n/a
None
Administrative approvals2
n/a
Staff
10
Planning commission
30
District court
 
Any appeal of a city council decision shall be to the district court.
In such cases where the appellant may choose either the land use hearing officer or district court as the appeal body, the appeal must be filed in 10 days if to the land use hearing officer, and 30 days if to the district court.
Notes:
      1.      Optional application, no decision rendered.
      2.      Administrative approvals include interpretations of the land use ordinance, etc.
      3.      Calendar days from the time of written notification by the city of formal action on the application, or approval of the minutes of the meeting in which the action was taken, whichever occurs first.
(Ord. 2015-19, 12-8-2015)