(A)   A pre-application conference with the Director or his or her designee shall be required prior to submission of any application for a variance, rezoning, special use permit, sketch plan, preliminary development plan or preliminary plat.
   (B)   The purpose of this conference is to:
      (1)   Acquaint the applicant with the procedural requirements of this chapter;
      (2)   Provide for an exchange of information regarding applicant’s proposed development and the regulations, restrictions and requirements of this chapter, the Comprehensive Plan and other development requirements;
      (3)   Advise the applicant of any technical studies or public sources of information that may aid the application;
      (4)   Identify policies and regulations that create opportunities or pose significant restraints for the proposed development;
      (5)   Review any proposed concept plans and consider opportunities to increase development benefits and mitigate undesirable project consequences;
      (6)   Review whether the application is compatible with adjacent proposed or existing development; and
      (7)   Permit assistance by city staff with the development’s general design.
(Ord. 623, passed 9-8-1970)