§ 150.330  PROCEDURE FOR SITE PLAN REVIEW.
   Site plan review shall be required for all multiple-family and non-residential projects prior to the issuance of a building permit.  This review will be carried out depending upon the zoning classification and procedure as follows.
   (A)   Multi-family projects and those projects within C-1 and C-2 District.
      (1)   The applicant shall submit a preliminary plan to the City Building Inspector.
      (2)   The City Building Inspector will review the plan with appropriate department heads and local agencies, who shall suggest any changes in the proposal deemed necessary in order to comply with the provisions of this chapter, the subdivision regulations or city planning documents.  Comments shall be returned to the applicant in a written format within ten working days of the submission.
      (3)   Once the City Building Inspector is satisfied that the application has substantially addressed the preliminary comments provided and is informed of any apparent deficiency in the proposed plan, the plan will be eligible for development plan review.
      (4)   The applicant shall then prepare and submit proper development plans to the City Building Inspector.  Development plans shall be drawn to scale and shall show at minimum:
         (a)   Location and size of main and accessory buildings;
         (b)   Property boundary lines, setbacks and offsets;
         (c)   Location and size of yards, driveways, walks, parking areas, recreational areas and other site improvements;
         (d)   Location and size of proposed storm drainage facilities in accordance with the Decatur Stormwater Technical Standards Manual;
         (e)   Location and dimensions of surrounding streets and nearby buildings;
         (f)   Location and dimensions of all relevant utility service connections;
         (g)   Erosion control plans and specification in accordance with Ch. 53 and state requirements;
         (h)   Proposed building plans including no less than floor plans, elevations and sections;
         (i)   Location and size of all proposed landscaping in accordance with the city landscape ordinance;
         (j)   Location and size of all proposed monument or building signage; and
         (k)   Location, size and type of site lighting and or photometric plans.
      (5)   Three copies of the development plan should be submitted to the office of the City Building Inspector.
      (6)   If the project is compliant with the land use ordinance and no variances are requested from the applicant the City Building Inspector and City Engineer may approve the plan as an administrative approval.
      (7)   After reviewing the development plan, the City Building Inspector and City Engineer may approve, conditionally approve or disapprove the development plan.
      (8)   After approval of the site plan by the Building Inspector and City Engineer, a copy of the approved drawings, shall be signed by the Building Inspector and City Engineer and filed with the Office of the City Building Inspector for future reference.
      (9)   After conditional approval of the site plan by the Building Inspector and City Engineer, the applicant shall submit evidence of compliance with all conditions set forth during administrative review to the City Building Inspector.  The City Building Inspector shall review information with the City Engineer.  If all conditions set forth have been met the City Building Inspector and City Engineer shall sign the approved drawings along with all required conditions.  A complete set of the site plan shall be filed with the Office of the City Building Inspector for future reference.
      (10)   No occupancy permit shall be issued by the City Building Inspector without compliance with the approved plans and receipt of any required as-built drawings.
   (B)   Multi-family projects and those projects within C-3, I-1 or I-2 Districts.
      (1)   The applicant shall submit a preliminary plan to the City Building Inspector.
      (2)   The City Building Inspector will review the plan with appropriate department heads and local agencies, who shall suggest any changes in the proposal deemed necessary in order to comply with the provisions of this chapter, the subdivision regulations, or city planning documents.  Comments shall be returned to the applicant in a written format within ten working days of the submission.
      (3)   Once the City Building Inspector is satisfied that the application has substantially addressed the comments provided and is informed of any apparent deficiency in the proposed plan, the plan will be eligible for Plan Commission review.
      (4)   The applicant shall then prepare and submit proper development plans to the plan commission.  Development plans shall be drawn to scale and shall show:
         (a)   Location and size of main and accessory buildings;
         (b)   Property boundary lines, setbacks and offsets;
         (c)   Location and size of yards, driveways, walks, parking areas, recreational areas and other site improvements;
         (d)   Location and size of proposed storm drainage facilities in accordance with the Decatur Stormwater Technical Standards Manual;
         (e)   Location and dimensions of surrounding streets and nearby buildings;
         (f)   Location and dimensions of all relevant utility service connections;
         (g)   Erosion control plans and specification in accordance with Ch. 53 and state requirements;
         (h)   Proposed building plans including no less than floor plans, elevations and sections.
         (i)   Location and size of all proposed landscaping in accordance with the city landscape ordinance;
         (j)   Location and size of all proposed monument or building signage;
         (k)   Location, size and type of site lighting and or photometric plans.
         (l)   Three copies of the development plan should be submitted to the Plan Commission no less than ten days before the next Commission meeting.
         (m)   The City Building Inspector and/or Zoning Administrator may make recommendations or comments to the Plan Commission in advance of the applicant presentation based upon the initial review of the plan and the application.  The recommendation and information provided to the Plan Commission may include comments from city department head(s).
      (7)   After reviewing the development plan, the Commission may approve, conditionally approve or disapprove the development plan.
      (8)   After approval of the site plan by the Plan Commission, a copy of the approved drawings, shall be signed by the officers of the Commission and filed with the office of the City Building Inspector for future reference.
      (9)   After conditional approval of the site plan by the Plan Commission, the applicant shall submit evidence of compliance with all conditions set forth by the Commission to the City Building Inspector.  The City Building Inspector shall present information to the officers of the Commission who shall sign the approved drawings along with all required conditions.  A complete set of the site plan shall be filed with the Office of the City Building Inspector for future reference.
      (10)   The Plan Commission shall review with the City Building Inspector to see that the specifications of the site plan are carried out.
      (11)   No occupancy permit shall be issued by the City Building Inspector without compliance with the approved plans and receipt of any required as-built drawings.
(Prior Code, § 150.235)  (Ord. 1978-4, passed 3-21-1978)