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A use specified in § 602, that is subject to development plan review, as set forth above, and which also requires a variance or special use permit, shall be subject to development plan review prior to the hearing by the Zoning Board.
(A) Review procedure. The development plan review application shall be filed with the Zoning Board of Review by submitting a complete application to the Zoning Official. Upon certification of the receipt of a complete application the Zoning Official shall immediately forward a copy of the application to the Technical Review Committee. Notice satisfying the requirements of § 320(A) shall be given for the meeting of the Technical Review Committee that will consider the application. Such notice shall be given as soon as possible after referral by the Zoning Officer. The TRC shall review the application and provide a recommendation to the Planning Board, pursuant to the procedures and time periods set forth in Article 10 of the Regulations. The Planning Board shall complete the review of the application, including consideration of any waiver requests in accordance with § 307(B), upon receipt of the recommendation from the Technical Review Committee.
(B) Scope of review. The review by the Planning Board, including consideration of any requested waivers from the development standards contained in Rules and Regulations Regarding the Development of Land, § 521 - Commercial Development, shall be advisory only to the permitting authority, being the Zoning Board. Such advisory opinion shall be in writing and shall comply with all requirements of the Regulations, including those for filing of records and decisions. When a Zoning Board decision differs from a Planning Board recommendation, as part of the decision, the reasons for the difference shall be clearly stated in writing.
(Ord. passed 10-30-06; Am. Ord. 2013-11, passed 8-19-13; Am. Ord. 2018-3, passed 3-5-18)