(A)   In order to administer the provisions of this Zoning Code and to evaluate site plans in the interest of the public health, safety and general welfare, this subchapter shall apply to new property development and any collective substantial expansion of existing structures, new or expanded parking lots consisting of the creation of five new parking spaces or more, except for individual single-family dwellings and two-family dwellings (duplexes). Substantial expansion of existing structures shall be defined based on the criteria established below:
When Existing Structure is...
A Substantial Expansion is...
0 - 1,000 sq. ft.
50% or greater
1,001 - 10,000 sq. ft.
40% or greater
10,001 - 25,000 sq. ft.
30% or greater
25,001 - 50,000 sq. ft.
20% or greater
50,001 sq. ft. and larger
10% or greater
   (B)   Furthermore, no building shall be erected or structurally altered on any lot or parcel in cases where a site plan review is required, except in accordance with the regulations of this section and all other applicable sections within this Zoning Code and an approved site plan. No zoning permit shall be issued prior to the approval of a site plan.
(Ord. 09-3306, passed 10-15-09)