1109.10  APPLICATION PROCEDURES.
   All applications for appeals, variances or interpretations must be filed on forms prescribed by the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Community Development Department. All such applications shall be submitted, completed in full and accompanied by the appropriate fees as specified in Section 1312.01(c)(1) of the Kent Codified Ordinances. In the event that an application is submitted which is incomplete or which is not accompanied by supporting documents or data as required on the application, it may be returned to the applicant for re-application. It shall be the applicant's responsibility to obtain and submit accurate information. The following information shall be required as part of the completed application:
   (a)   Interpretations:
      (1)   A form or cover letter completed by applicant which identifies in specific, the Section or District Boundary in dispute. The Board may table its decision on any such request which it feels is unclear until such time as it is clarified to their satisfaction.  Such information shall include a detailed explanation of the question as well as any supporting information or documentation which may support the applicant's opinion on the matter.
   (b)   Appeals:
      (1)   A form or cover letter completed by applicant which specifies the decision, the date of the decision, a specific reference to the action or refusal involved as well as the grounds for the appeal.  The applicant should specifically state one or more reasons with supporting documentation that establishes their position in calling for the adverse action to be set aside, modified or overturned.
      (2)   Such appeal must be filed with the Community Development Department within fifteen (15) days of the receipt of the alleged adverse decision, action or refusal.  The date of receipt shall be established by the date which is marked on the Certified Mailing's return receipt.
      (3)   If required by the Community Development Department, a list showing the names and addresses of property owners within 200 feet of the property lines of the property being considered. The names and addresses shall be those that appear on the County Auditor's current tax list or the County Treasurer's mailing list.
      (4)   If required by the Community Development Department, a certified copy of each and every tax map page used to obtain the list of names of the property owners being submitted.
   (c)   Variances:
      (1)   A form and any required supporting documentation requested by the Community Development Department, completed by the applicant or his authorized representative which specifies the variance being requested, the specific section(s) on which the variance is being requested, the details of the variance and the grounds on which it is claimed that the variance should be granted.  The supporting documentation should reference specifically the criteria provided in Section 1109.09 (b) of this Chapter and how the request for variance addresses or satisfies those criteria.
      (2)   A plan, drawn to reasonable scale showing the entire property under consideration, the location and names of all abutting streets, the location and dimensions of all existing and proposed structures as well as the acreage and dimensions of the property under consideration.  The applicant or their authorized representative is responsible for the accuracy of the drawing(s) submitted and the information contained on them.  Inaccurate information could lead to a delay in the Board's decision on a variance request.
      (3)   If required by the Community Development Department, a list showing the names and addresses of property owners within 200 feet of the property lines of the property being considered. The names and addresses shall be those that appear on the County Auditor's current tax list or the County Treasurer's mailing list.
      (4)   If required by the Community Development Department, a certified copy of each and every tax map page used to obtain the list of names of the property owners being submitted.
         (Ord. 2011-15.  Passed 03-16-11)