(a)   The required provisions of this Chapter shall be approved as having been met prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy for any site development, or construction or improvement of any building, structure, or vehicular use area.
   (b)   With the exception of individually platted single-family and two-family dwellings, this Chapter shall apply to new property development and any collective substantial expansion or improvements of existing structures involving:
      (1)   New subdivisions;
      (2)   Any land dedicated for a park or public open space;
      (3)   Any new land use which also requires the provision of five (5) or more parking spaces; and
      (4)   Substantial improvements to existing land uses, but only to the extent of the alteration or expansion, and not for the entire property, unless the alteration or expansion is substantial. An alteration or expansion to an existing building or structure shall be deemed substantial based on the following criteria:
When Existing Structure is....
A Substantial Expansion is...
0 - 1,000 sq. ft.
50% or greater
1,001 - 10,000 sq. ft.
40% or greater
10,001 - 25,000 sq. ft.
30% or greater
25,001 - 50,000 sq. ft.
20% or greater
50,001 sq. ft. and larger
10% or greater
(Ord. 2014-09.  Passed 2-19-14.)