1113.02  PROJECTS REQUIRING REVIEW.
   For the purposes of this Zoning Code, there is established two levels of Site Plan Review based on the size and extent of the project.
   (a)   Minor Site Plan Review:  A Minor Site Plan Review shall be conducted for those projects falling under Section 1113.02 (a)(1-4).  Projects falling under the classification of a Minor Site Plan Review shall be those projects where the subject use of the property is a multifamily, commercial or industrial permitted use (not including conditionally permitted uses or non-conforming uses) and where the modifications fall within one or more of the following descriptions:
      (1)   The project involves the construction of a building addition or separate accessory structure of not greater than 15,000 square feet, and / or
      (2)   The project involves the construction of additional parking which abuts or is connected to an existing parking lot on the same property where the additional parking area does not exceed 20 parking spaces or a total additional improved area of 6,000 square feet, and
      (3)   The construction of the project or any portion thereof is not closer than 50 feet to an abutting or adjoining residential property.
      (4)   Any type of private driveway or curb cut relocation where the new driveway will be relocated to within 25 feet of the existing driveway location or where a driveway or curb cut is being totally eliminated.
   (b)   Major Site Plan Review:  A Major Site Plan Review shall be conducted for those projects not qualifying as a Minor Site Plan Review and where one or more of the following events occur for a Permitted, Conditionally Permitted or Non-conforming Use:
      (1)   The project involves the new construction and development on any parcel of land of multifamily, commercial or industrial uses where such uses did not previously exist or where the proposed building addition or separate accessory structure exceeds 15,000 square feet in size.  The proposed use must be a legal use on the property as otherwise defined in this Zoning Code.
      (2)   The project involves the new construction of and/or the conversion of an existing structure to one or more units meeting the definition of a Rooming and Boarding House.  The proposed use must be a legal use on the property as otherwise defined in this Zoning Code.
      (3)   The project involves the conversion of any residential property into a commercial, industrial or other non-residential use.  The proposed use must be a legal use on the property as otherwise defined in this Zoning Code.  The proposed use must also be able to satisfy all applicable building code requirements.
      (4)   The project involves the construction of 21 or more parking spaces and/or where the total area of the new parking lot is equal to or greater than 6,001 square feet in size on a property containing anything other than a single family or two family use.  The proposed use must be a legal use on the property as otherwise defined in this Zoning Code.
         (Ord. 2011-15.  Passed 03-16-11)