(A)   Authority. In accordance with I.C. 36-7-4, the 1400 Series, the staff is hereby authorized to approve or disapprove development plans and site sketches for the uses in the zoning districts for which they are required under the terms of this chapter; except for those development plans for coal and other mineral extraction activities, which require approval or disapproval by the Commission as outlined under §§ 152.185 through 152.190.
   (B)   Purpose. Development plans and site sketches are intended to ensure that districts and uses with special needs for compatibility are developed in a responsible manner, consistent with the comprehensive plan and with the intent and provisions of this chapter; and to guide the staff in the issuance of permits.
(Ord. 2006-13, passed 4-3-2006; Ord. 2012-9, passed 7-2-2012)