Changes to an approved final development plan shall be permitted only under the following circumstances:
   (a)   The holder of an approved final development plan shall notify the Zoning Administrator of any proposed change to the approved plan.
   (b)   Minor changes may be approved by the Zoning Administrator upon determining that the proposed revision(s) will not alter the basic design nor any specified conditions or commitments imposed as part of the original approval.  Minor changes shall include the following:
      (1)   Reduction in building size or increase in building size up to five  percent (5%) of the total approved floor area;
      (2)   Movement of a building or other structure by no more than ten (10) feet;
      (3)   Replacement of plant material specified in the landscape plan with comparable materials of an equal or greater size;
      (4)   Changes in building materials to a comparable or higher quality;
      (5)   Internal changes in floor plans which do not alter the character or intensity of the use;
      (6)   Changes in parking layout that do not alter the number of spaces by more than five percent (5%) of the total spaces within the parking area and do not change the location of driveways or roads providing access to the parking area.
      (7)   Changes required or requested by a county, state or federal regulatory agency in order to conform to other laws or regulations.
   (c)   A proposed change to an approved final development plan that is determined by the Zoning Administrator to not be a minor change shall be considered a major change and amendment to the approved final development plan and shall be submitted and reviewed in accordance with the procedures established for the final development plan. 
   (d)   When, in the sole judgment of the Planning Commission, the proposed change is a substantial deviation from the approved preliminary plan, the change shall be reviewed as a new application, in accordance with the provisions of Sections 1131.05(b) and (c); provided, public hearings shall not be required, but may be conducted at the discretion of the Planning Commission And/or the City Council.
      (Ord. 4-21.  Passed 1-4-21.)