For multifamily structures or dwelling projects, no building permit shall be granted for the construction thereof until the Zoning Board of Review shall grant a special use permit or, for conservation developments, the Planning Board has approved a land development project in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
   (A)   Conventional development - special use permit required.  Upon receipt of a completed application as required by § 1502, the Zoning Board shall refer two copies of the application to the Middletown Planning Board for development plan review, who shall make a written report to the Zoning Board within 45 days of receipt of plans. The Zoning Board shall then hold a public hearing on the application for a special use. Where the decision of the Zoning Board of Review differs from the recommendations of the Planning Board, the reasons therefor shall be clearly stated in writing.
   (B)   Conservation development - land development project approval required. Review of multifamily dwellings in conservation developments shall take place in accordance with the procedures set forth in Article 19 and with the Middletown Subdivision and Land Development Regulations.
(Ord. passed 10-30-06; Am. Ord. 08-05, passed 5-19-08)