Since specific plan applications are flexible, expiration will be determined on a case-by-case basis. Like other city regulations, most specific plan approvals will not expire unless replaced by a subsequently adopted specific plan or rendered obsolete by adoption of a conflicting general plan designation.  In some cases, however, limiting the duration an approval may be appropriate when the specific plan is linked to another entitlement which expires (that is, much as a tentative subdivision map).  The resolution adopting a specific plan shall specify the duration of the specific plan and any means of extension, which may include an evaluation of an applicant's due diligence in satisfying specific plan provisions.
(Ord. 95-06, passed 4-24-95)