§ 153.076  APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL PERMITS.
   Applicants for special permits shall provide five copies of the following items:
   (A)   A written request, including a completed permit application form;
   (B)   A small scale map showing the vicinity in which the proposed site is located;
   (C)   A plan of the entire site, clearly and legibly drawn at a scale of one inch being equal to 100 feet or less, showing the following:
      (1)   North arrow, scale and date;
      (2)   Topography based upon the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988, showing existing and proposed contours at intervals of two feet;
      (3)   All property and lot lines, including dimensions and the size of the site expressed in acres or square feet;
      (4)   The location of all existing streets, drives, other access ways and parking areas, with information concerning widths, pavement types and construction, and elevations;
      (5)   The location of any existing bodies of water or watercourses, buildings, structures and other public or private facilities, including railroad tracks and facilities, and any other natural and human-made features affecting, or affected by, the proposed activity or development;
      (6)   The location of the floodplain boundary line, information and spot elevations concerning the base flood elevation, and information concerning the flow of water including direction and velocities;
      (7)   The location of all proposed buildings, structures, utilities and any other improvements; and
      (8)   Any other information which the municipality considers necessary for adequate review of the application.
   (D)   Plans of all proposed buildings, structures and other improvements, clearly and legibly drawn at suitable scale showing the following:
      (1)   Sufficiently detailed architectural or engineering drawings, including floor plans, sections and exterior building elevations, as appropriate;
      (2)   For any proposed building, the elevation of the lowest floor, including basement, and, as required, the elevation of any other floor;
      (3)   Complete information concerning flood depths, pressures, velocities, impact and uplift forces, and other factors associated with the base flood;
      (4)   Detailed information concerning any proposed floodproofing measures;
      (5)   Cross-section drawings for all proposed streets, drives, other accessways and parking areas, showing all rights-of-way and pavement widths;
      (6)   Profile drawings for all proposed streets, drives and vehicular accessways, including existing and proposed grades; and
      (7)   Plans and profiles of all proposed sanitary and storm sewer systems, water supply systems and any other utilities and facilities.
   (E)   The following data and documentation:
      (1)   Certification from the applicant that the site upon which the activity or development is proposed is an existing separate and single parcel, owned by the applicant or the client he or she represents;
      (2)   Certification from a registered professional engineer, architect or landscape architect that the proposed construction has been adequately designed to protect against damage from the base flood;
      (3)   A statement, certified by a registered professional engineer, architect, landscape architect or other qualified person which contains a complete and accurate description of the nature and extent of pollution that might possibly occur from the development during the course of a base flood, including a statement concerning the effects such pollution may have on human life;
      (4)   A statement certified by a registered professional engineer, architect or landscape architect, which contains a complete and accurate description of the effects the proposed development will have on base flood elevation and flows;
      (5)   A statement, certified by a registered professional engineer, architect or landscape architect, which contains a complete and accurate description of the kinds and amounts of any loose buoyant materials or debris that may possibly exist or be located on the site below the base flood elevation and the effects such materials and debris may have on base flood elevation and flows;
      (6)   The appropriate component of the Department of Environmental Protection’s planning module for land development;
      (7)   Where any excavation or grading is proposed, a plan meeting the requirements of the Department of Environmental Protection to implement and maintain erosion and sedimentation control;
      (8)   Any other applicable permits such as, but not limited to, a permit for any activity regulated by the Department of Environmental Protection under § 302 of Act 1978-166; and
      (9)   An evacuation plan which fully explains the manner in which the site will be safely evacuated before or during the course of a base flood.
(Ord. 1534, passed 3-3-2014)