When the determines that a proposed project has the potential to raise concerns of neighborhood or community impact, the shall initiate, attend and conduct a neighborhood meeting. The purpose of the neighborhood meeting is to allow the neighbors and other to become familiar with the proposal and to identify issues that may be associated with an . The shall identify the need for the meeting within seven days after the pre- conference is held.
   The neighborhood meeting is intended to result in an that is responsive to neighborhood concerns, reducing the likelihood for delays and of the . The expects an to take the reasonable concerns and recommendations of the neighborhood into consideration when preparing an . The expects the neighbors will work with the to provide such input.
   Neighborhood meetings must be conducted before the will an on any portion of the proposal. The can request a sign-in sheet from the Community Development Department or provide his or her own sign-in sheet, which must be completed on the night of the neighborhood meeting and submitted to the at the time of as verification that the meeting was held. The sign-in sheet should indicate the date, time and location of the meeting, a brief heading describing the subject of the proposal, and the signatures of those in attendance at the meeting. The shall retain the sign-in sheet as part of the record in the land case file.
   Those notified of the neighborhood meeting shall, at minimum, include all surrounding property owners and residents located at the notification distance of the greatest level permit or 300 feet if the permit type is not known, as well as any other identified by the .
(Ord. 2009-01, passed 3-9-2009)