1274.04   APPLICATION PROCEDURES.
   An application for a special land use shall be submitted and acted upon in accordance with the following procedures:
   (a)   Applications for a special land use shall be submitted through the Zoning Administrator to the Planning Commission.  Each application shall be accompanied by the payment of a fee in accordance with the schedule of fees adopted by the City Council to cover the costs of processing the application.  No part of this fee shall be refundable.
   (b)   An application for a special land use shall be accompanied by the following documents and information:
      (1)   A special land use application form that has been completed in full by the applicant and submitted to the Zoning Administrator.
      (2)   A site plan as required in this Zoning Code.
   (c)   Upon receipt of a complete application for a special land use, the Planning Commission shall publish notice of a public hearing for a special land use in a newspaper that circulates in the City.  In addition, said notice shall be sent by mail or personal delivery to the owners of the property for which approval is being considered, to all persons to whom real property is assessed within 300 feet of the boundary in question, and to the occupants of all structures with one through four units within 300 feet of the boundary of the property in question. Notice shall also be given to the owner or manager of all structures with five or more dwelling units within 300 feet of the property in question, who shall be requested to post the notice at the primary entrance to the structure.  The notice shall be given not less than five days nor more than fifteen days before the application will be considered.  The notice shall:
      (1)   Describe the nature of the special land use request.
      (2)   Indicate the property that is subject to the special land use request.
      (3)   State when and where the special land use request will be considered.
      (4)   Indicate when and where written comments concerning the request will be received.
   (d)   The Planning Commission shall hold a public hearing to receive public comment on the request.  The Planning Commission, based upon its review of the application for a special land use, comments received at the public hearing, and other material submitted in relation to the request, shall make a determination on the special land use application.  Such determination shall be in accordance with standards contained in this Zoning Code that relate to the special land use under consideration.
   (e)   The decision of the Planning Commission on a special land use shall be incorporated in a statement that sets forth the findings, determinations, and conclusion relative to the special land use under consideration.  Said statement shall specify the basis for the decision of the Planning Commission and any conditions imposed.
(Ord. 52.  Passed 6-16-97; Ord. 04-2018.  Passed 2-20-18.)