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A. Application: Following the conceptual review, a site plan application shall be filed with the zoning administrator. Each application for site plan review shall include six (6) copies of a site plan, drawn to a scale of twenty feet to the inch (20' = 1") or such other scale as the zoning administrator shall deem appropriate. Plans shall contain the following information:
1. The applicant's name, address, telephone number and interest in the property;
2. The owner's name, address and telephone number, if different than the applicant, and the owner's signed consent to the filing of the application;
3. The street address, tax parcel number and legal description of the subject property;
4. The zoning classification, zoning district boundaries and present use of the subject property;
5. A vicinity map with north arrow, scale and date, indicating the zoning classifications and current uses of properties within one hundred feet (100') of the subject property;
6. The proposed title of the project and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the architect, landscape architect, planner or engineer on the project, and a signature panel for zoning administrator approval;
7. The boundaries of the subject property, all existing property lines, setback lines, existing streets, buildings, watercourses, waterways or lakes, wetlands, and other existing physical features in or adjoining the project;
8. Topographic survey, showing the elevation of streets, alleys, buildings, structures, watercourses and their names. The topography shall be shown by adequate spot elevations. The finished grade for the entire site shall be shown as well as the first floor elevation of all buildings;
9. Significant topographical or physical features of the site, including existing trees;
10. The elevation of the curb (if existing or proposed) in front of each lot;
11. Elevations of the top of bank and toe of slope, slope ratio of fill, and limits of fill, including access;
12. The location and size of sanitary and storm sewers, water, gas, telephone, electric and other utility lines, culverts and other underground structures in or affecting the project, including existing and proposed facilities and easements for these facilities. In the case of city owned utilities, such information shall be provided to the applicant by the department of public utilities;
13. The location, dimensions and character of construction of proposed streets, alleys, loading areas including numbers of parking and loading spaces, outdoor lighting systems, storm drainage and sanitary facilities, sidewalks, curbs and gutters and all curb cuts. Additional area may also be required to indicate connections or proposed connections to major utilities;
14. The location of all proposed buildings and structures, accessory and principal, showing the number of stories and height, dwelling type if applicable, major elevations and the total square footage of the floor area by proposed use;
15. The location, height, type and material of all fences and walls;
16. The location, character, size, height and orientation of proposed signs, to be erected in accordance with chapter 11 of this title, and elevations of buildings showing signs to be placed on exterior walls. Signs which are approved in accordance with this chapter shall be considered a part of the approved site plan;
17. The proposed nature and manner of grading of the site, in accordance with soils engineering studies to prevent soil erosion and excessive runoff;
18. The location of dumpsters or other outdoor trash receptacles;
19. The location and dimensions of proposed recreation areas, open spaces and other required amenities and improvements;
20. A tabulation of the total number of acres in the project and the percentage and acreage thereof proposed to be allocated to off street parking, open space, parks and other reservations; (Ord. 2007-16, 4-4-2007)
21. A tabulation of the total number of dwelling units or commercial lots in the project and the overall project density in dwelling units or commercial lots per gross acre; (Ord. 2011-05, 4-20-2011)
22. The proposed and required off street parking and loading areas, including parking and access for the handicapped, as specified in the most current version of the international building code; and
23. Landscape plans subject to the standards contained in chapter 6, article J of this title.
B. Waiver Of Requirements: The zoning administrator may waive any of the above listed requirements upon making a determination that such requirements are unnecessary due to the scope and nature of the proposed development.
C. Zoning Administrator Review: The authority of the zoning administrator through the review process to require modification of a proposed site plan shall include the following elements in order to achieve the objectives set forth below:
1. Traffic And Parking:
a. Minimizing dangerous traffic movements.
b. Promoting the smooth and efficient flow of traffic in accordance with standards in the Institute Of Traffic Engineers' "Transportation And Traffic Engineering Handbook", and other local sources of authority as adopted by ordinance.
c. Optimizing the efficient use of parking facilities through provisions for adequate interior circulation, parking stalls and travel aisles.
2. Site Layout:
a. Promoting compatibility with adjacent and nearby properties.
b. Preserving and protecting valuable natural features and amenities to the greatest extent practical.
c. Promoting the efficient provision of public services.
3. Environmental Protection:
a. Preserving existing healthy and long lived trees wherever economically feasible.
b. Designing drainage facilities to promote the use and preservation of natural watercourse and patterns of drainage.
c. Minimizing alterations to existing topography.
d. Protecting important views and vistas as identified in adopted plans.
a. Promoting the use of plant material compatible with the climate of the region and microclimate conditions on the site.
b. Ensuring that plant material can be maintained for long term health and continued growth.
c. Maximizing water and energy conservation through the appropriate use of plant materials.
d. Ensuring that the arrangement of required landscaping produces the optimal visual effect.
a. Ensuring that the location, size and orientation of signage do not impair the visibility of or distract motorists.
b. Ensuring that the location, size and orientation of signage minimize obstructions and hazards to pedestrians. (Ord. 2007-16, 4-4-2007)