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§ 4.303  SITE PLAN REVISIONS.
   (a)   Review and evaluation. Any revisions to the site plan after the public hearing before the city council, except as permitted under subsection (b) below, shall be submitted to the planning and development department for distribution, review and written evaluation by city staff prior to resubmission to and approval by the zoning commission and city council.
   (b)   Minor changes.
      (1)   Minor changes to an approved site plan, which will not cause any of the following circumstances to occur, may be authorized by the development services director or a designee:
         a.   For all zoning districts other than mixed-use, form-based or urban residential:
            1.   A change in the character of the development;
            2.   A 5% or greater increase in the gross floor areas of structures;
            3.   Any substantial and material changes in such external effects on adjacent property as noise, heat, light, glare and vibration;
            4.   A substantial and material reduction in the originally approved separations between buildings;
            5.   Any adverse changes in traffic circulation, safety, drainage or utilities;
            6.   A 5% or greater increase in the height of structures;
            7.   A 10% or greater reduction in the originally approved setbacks from property lines;
            8.   A 5% or greater increase in ground coverage by structures;
            9.   A 5% or greater reduction in the ratio of off-street parking and loading space (provided that the minimum requirements of Chapter 6, Article 2 are met); and
            10.   A change in the size, height, lighting or orientation of originally approved signs.
         b.   For all mixed-use, form-based or urban residential districts:
            1.   A change in the character of the development;
            2.   A 5% or greater reduction or increase in the gross floor areas of structures;
            3.   Any substantial and material changes in such external effects on adjacent property as noise, heat, light, glare and vibration;
            4.   A substantial and material increase in the originally approved separations between buildings;
            5.   Any adverse changes in traffic circulation, safety, drainage or utilities;
            6.   A 5% or greater reduction or increase in the height of structures;
            7.   A 10% or greater increase in the originally approved front yard setbacks from property lines;
            8.   A 5% or greater reduction or increase in ground coverage by structures;
            9.   A 5% or greater increase in the ratio of off-street parking and loading space unless provided in structured parking (provided that the minimum requirements of Chapter 6, Article 2 are met); and
            10.   A change in the size, height, lighting or orientation of originally approved signs.
      (2)   The decision of the development services director as to whether requested changes are minor shall be final and non-appealable. Any change deemed not to be a minor change, as indicated above, shall be processed as a new application to the zoning commission in accordance with the provisions of this article.
(Ord. 20159-04-2012, § 1 (Exh. A), passed 4-3-2012; Ord. 22490-11-2016, § 1, passed 11-1-2016, eff. 12-1-2016; Ord. 24030-02-2020, § 22, passed 2-4-2020)