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(a) Purpose. The purpose of the preapplication stage is to provide the proprietor with guidelines concerning the development policies of the City and to acquaint him or her with the platting procedures and requirements of Council, thereby saving the proprietor time and money and improving the quality of development in the City. Nothing in this section shall be construed to require a preapplication contact. A proprietor may elect to begin the subdivision process by submitting a preliminary plat in accordance with Section 1224.02.
(b) Procedure. The following process shall be followed in obtaining tentative approval of a pre-preliminary plat or sketch plan:
(1) Proprietor's submittal. The proprietor shall submit two copies of the pre-preliminary plat, surveyor's letter and proof of ownership to the City Clerk at least fourteen days prior to a regular meeting of the Planning Commission.
(2) Clerk's transmittal. The Clerk shall promptly transmit the two copies of the pre-preliminary plat, surveyor's letter and proof of ownership to the Commission.
(3) Planning Commission review and recommendation. The Commission or a committee of the Commission shall review the plan with the proprietor or his or her agent. The Commission may require that copies of the pre-preliminary plat be submitted to other affected public agencies for review. The Commission shall inform the proprietor or his or her agent of the development policies of the City and make appropriate comments and suggestions concerning the proposed development scheme.
(Ord. 421. Passed 6-1-82.)