(a) Plans shall be required for any and all buildings having more than 200 square feet of floor or foundation area. All plans shall be drawn to scale with enough clarity to indicate the nature and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that it shall conform to the provisions of this Code and all relevant laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. Only such plans, after receiving approval from the Building Official, shall be used for the erection, repair, alteration or remodeling of any building. A review period of thirty days shall be allowed for review of plans before a plan approval may be issued.
   (b) All applications for building permits shall be accompanied by accurate plot plans, submitted in duplicate, drawn to scale, showing the actual shape and dimensions of the lot to be built upon, the exact sizes and locations on the lot of the buildings and accessory buildings as existing, and the lines within which the proposed building or other structures shall be erected or altered, the existing and intended use of each building or part of building, the number of families or housekeeping units the building is designed to accommodate, and such other information with regard to the lot and neighboring lots as may be necessary to determine and provide for the enforcement of the Zoning Code. One copy of such plot plans shall be returned to the owner when such plans have been approved. A review period of ten business days shall be allowed for review of plans before a zoning approval may be issued.
   (c)   When a building is erected, converted or reconstructed in commercial, apartment or industrial districts, the building permit application shall be accompanied by a drawing showing the proposed building and all trees and shrubs on the parcel occupied by such structure together with the proposed landscaping in accordance to Section 1128.06 of this Code.
   (d)   In order that the Building Official may properly enforce the regulations contained herein, applicants for building permits shall establish to the satisfaction of the Zoning Official, by a surveyor certificate of location or otherwise, the location of the boundaries of the property to which the application for permit applies.
   (e)   An Erosion and Sediment Control Plan shall be prepared for all developments covered by this regulation which require improvements to more than one acre of land. The Erosion and Sediment Control Plan shall conform to any and all standards defined in the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Authorization for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Construction Activity under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, (permit number OHC000002); effective April 21, 2003, and all revisions and amendments thereto. The Notice of Intent, as well as a copy of the storm water pollution prevention plan (SWP3) shall be provided to the City as part of the Erosion and Sediment Control Plan submittal.
(Ord. 011-2014. Passed 4-1-14.)