16.48.020 Pre-Application Conference.
A prospective applicant or agent is encouraged to request a pre-application conference with the department be-fore formal submittal of a permit application. The purpose of this conference is to inform the applicant of city requirements as they apply to the proposed development project, review the procedures outlined in the development code, explore possible alternatives or modifications, and identify any necessary technical studies relating to future environmental review. Neither pre-application review nor the provision of information and/or pertinent policies shall be construed as a recommendation for approval or disapproval of the application/project by the department representative(s). An appropriate fee(s) shall be charged for the pre-application conference in compliance with the council's fee resolution.
(Ord. 182 § 2 (part), 1997)