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Prior to application for a permit to erect, construct, alter, move, remodel, reface or repaint or otherwise change the use of the building or structure in the Design Review Overlay District, the applicant must file an application, upon a form prescribed by the Council, with the Zoning Administrator. All application materials supplied or presented to the City including presentation boards, materials boards and documentation are part of the public record and shall become the property of the City. The applicant may be required to supply the City with colored photos of the presentation boards if determined by the Zoning Administrator. The size of the photos shall be determined by the Zoning Administrator and the boards may be returned to the applicant if the photos are provided to the City.
Design review applications for any commercial building larger than one hundred twenty (120) square feet shall be prepared by or under the responsible control of a licensed architect, unless exempted under Idaho Code, section 54-309(2), with said plans to be duly stamped to clearly identify the preparer.
Applications shall be accompanied by appropriate architectural and site development plans as may be required by the Zoning Administrator and in accordance with the requirements set forth in this article. The plans shall be legible, to scale and shall include, at a minimum: (Ord. 618, 2-17-2009)
A. Site Plans Showing:
1. Roofline and foundation plan of building, located on the site;
2. Location of existing trees and structures, if any;
3. Location and dimensions of streets and highway designations;
4. Location and dimensions of off street parking and loading facilities;
5. Location and dimensions of points of entry and exit for vehicles and internal circulation patterns;
6. Location of walls and fences and indication of their height and material of construction;
7. Exterior lighting standards and devices including detailed cut sheets and photometric plan (pedestrian, vehicle, security, decoration);
8. Landscape plan;
9. Scale and north arrow;
10. Location and designation of all rights-of-way and property lines.
B. Architectural Plans Showing:
1. Building materials;
2. Four (4) elevations to include all sides of development. Perspectives, models or other suitable graphic materials may be submitted at the option of the applicant and if determined by the Zoning Administrator;
3. Proposed color schemes of entire building, including roof;
4. Site photographs (snapshots) of the site itself and adjacent properties to intersections;
5. Color and texture chips of actual samples of materials may be submitted at the option of the applicant and as may be required by the Zoning Administrator;
6. Scale drawings of all signs showing size, material, text or other graphic symbols, colors and illumination; and
7. Scale drawings showing the placement and size of all roof mounted mechanicals and the screening of such equipment by a parapet wall or within the roof system. (Ord. 462, 11-11-2003)
C. Engineered Grading And Drainage Plans:
1. A generalized drainage plan showing direction drainage with proposed on site retention.
2. Upon submittal of building/construction plans for an approved design review application, a detailed site grading and drainage plan, prepared by a registered professional engineer (PE) or licensed landscape architect (ASLA), shall be submitted to the City for review and approval by the City Engineer.
3. a. Upon the completion of the site grading and drainage structure installation, or other improvements subject to City Engineer approval, a written certification of completion shall be prepared by the registered professional engineer (PE) or licensed landscape architect (ASLA) responsible for the plan. The certification of completion shall state that the installation of all drainage improvements are in substantial compliance with the City approved drainage plan. This certification shall be submitted prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy and is required as a part of, and not in lieu of, the inspections performed and certificates issued by the City.
b. In the event that deficiencies are present after the site grading and drainage structure installation, or other improvements subject to City Engineer approval, the registered professional engineer (PE) or licensed landscape architect (ASLA) shall prepare and file with the City a report noting the deficiencies in the installation. The City will not accept the certification of completion, or issue a certificate of occupancy, until the registered professional engineer (PE) or licensed landscape architect (ASLA) has verified that the deficiencies have been corrected. (Ord. 618, 2-17-2009)
D. Existing Structures And Sites: Applications involving conversion, remodeling, restoration, renovation, enlargement, or expansion of existing structures or sites shall contain information sufficient in content and detail so that the Design Review Board and/or Zoning Administrator may be assured the applicant complies with the provisions of this article. (Ord. 462, 11-11-2003)