§ 194.126  PLAN DOCUMENTATION AND SUPPORTING INFORMATION.
   Except as expressly provided otherwise in this chapter, a development plan shall contain a site plan, overall plan, building elevations, sign plan, landscape plan and lighting plan that comply with the following requirements.
   (A)   Site plan.
      (1)   A site plan filed in connection with the submission of a development plan shall be drawn to scale of not more than one inch equals 100 feet and shall include the following items:
         (a)   North arrow and scale;
         (b)   Address of the site;
         (c)   Proposed name of the development;
         (d)   Area map insert showing the general location of the site referenced to major streets and section lines;
         (e)   Legal description of the real estate;
         (f)   Boundary lines of the site including all dimensions of the site;
         (g)   Names, centerlines and right-of-way widths of all streets, alleys and easements;
         (h)   Layout, number and dimension of all lots and outlots with zoning setback lines or building setback lines;
         (i)   Location and dimensions of all existing structures, including paved areas;
         (j)   Location and dimensions of all proposed structures, including paved areas, and indicated by crosshatching;
         (k)   Location and name of all existing and proposed public or private streets, access easements and rights-of-way within 200 feet of the real estate;
         (l)   Location of all floodway and floodway fringe areas within the boundaries of the site;
         (m)   Location of all existing and proposed utility facilities and easements, including, but not limited to, sanitary sewer, water, storm water management, electric, gas, telephone and cable;
         (n)   Use of each structure by labeling including approximate density or size of all proposed uses and structures on the site (e.g., parking - number of parking spaces required and provided, residence - number of dwelling units per acre, office - gross floor area);
         (o)   Structures proposed for demolition should be indicated as such;
         (p)   Distance of all structures from front, rear and side lot lines (This distance is measured as a line from the point where the structure is closest to the lot line. This line is perpendicular to the lot line.);
         (q)   Location of any proposed or existing driveway and its width at the lot line. (Any connection to an alley must also be indicated);
         (r)   All improvements to street system on-site and off-site;
         (s)   Sidewalk plan or alternate plan for pedestrian ways;
         (t)   Measurement of curb radius or taper;
         (u)   Names of legal ditches and streams on or adjacent to the site;
         (v)   Location, dimensions and type (e.g., ground, pole, wall) of all signs on the site. Include separate elevations of proposed sign structures with all dimensions drawn to scale;
         (w)   Location, size and species of all proposed and existing trees over six inches in caliper at four and one-half feet above grade and all proposed and existing landscaping;
         (x)   Areas reserved for park, recreation, conservation, wetland, common area, lake or other similar uses;
         (y)   Drainage plan for all watersheds in and around the proposed development, indicating the general drainage pattern of streets and lots, the location of all drainage channels and subsurface drainage structures, the proposed method of disposing of all storm water runoff from the proposed development including data to show that the proposed outlet(s) are adequate to accommodate the drainage requirements of the development, and all existing and proposed detention facilities;
         (z)   A preliminary erosion control plan for all areas of site disturbance; and
         (aa)   Any other information requested in writing by the Plan Commission or Building Commissioner. The Building Commissioner, in his or her sole discretion, may waive or relax any of the site plan requirements listed above, as circumstances dictate.
   (B)   Overall plan.
      (1)   An overall plan shall be required when the proposed development is a part of a larger development (example: a lot, an outlot or a building within an integrated center, industrial park or multi- family project).
      (2)   An overall plan filed in connection with the submission of a development plan shall be drawn to scale of not more than one inch equals 100 feet and shall include the following items:
         (a)   North arrow and scale;
         (b)   Address of the site;
         (c)   Proposed name of the development;
         (d)   Area map insert showing the general location of the site referenced to major streets and section lines;
         (e)   Legal description of the real estate;
         (f)   Boundary lines of the site including all dimensions of the site;
         (g)   Names, centerlines and right-of-way widths of all streets, alleys and easements;
         (h)   Layout, number and dimension of all lots and outlots with zoning setback lines and building setback lines;
         (i)   Location and name of all existing and proposed public or private streets, access easements and rights-of-way within 200 feet of the real estate;
         (j)   Location of all floodway and floodway fringe areas within the boundaries of the site;
         (k)   Location of all existing and proposed utility facilities and easements, including, but not limited to, sanitary sewer, water, storm water management, electric, gas, telephone and cable;
         (l)   All improvements to street system on-site and off-site;
         (m)   Sidewalk plan or alternate plan for pedestrian ways;
         (n)   Location, dimensions and type (e.g., ground, pole, wall) of all signs on the site. Include separate elevations of proposed sign structures with all dimensions drawn to scale;
         (o)   Areas reserved for park, recreation, conservation, wetland, common area, lake or other similar uses; and
         (p)   Any other information requested in writing by the Plan Commission or Building Commissioner.
      (3)   The Building Commissioner, in his or her sole discretion, may waive or relax any of the overall plan requirements listed above, as circumstances dictate.
   (C)   Building elevations.
      (1)   Building elevations shall be required when the proposed development includes the construction, addition to or renovation of a building.
      (2)   Building elevations filed in connection with the submission of a development plan shall be drawn to scale and shall include the following items:
         (a)   Address of the site;
         (b)   Proposed name of the development;
         (c)   Scale;
         (d)   Elevations for each facade of the building;
         (e)   Specification of the type of building materials to be used for all wall, window, roof and other architectural features;
         (f)   Specification of the color(s) proposed for all materials and features;
         (g)   Placement, size, color and illumination details for any proposed wall sign;
         (h)   Details of any exterior architectural lighting proposed on or around the building; and
         (i)   Any other information requested in writing by the Plan Commission or Building Commissioner.
      (3)   The Building Commissioner, in his or her sole discretion, may waive or relax any of the building elevation requirements listed above, as circumstances dictate.
   (D)   Sign plan.
      (1)   A sign plan shall be required when the proposed development includes freestanding or building signs.
      (2)   Sign plans filed in connection with the submission of a development plan shall be drawn to scale and shall include the following items:
         (a)   Address of the site;
         (b)   Proposed name of the development;
         (c)   Scale;
         (d)   A site plan indicating the location of any existing or proposed freestanding signs or the placement of any existing or proposed wall signs;
         (e)   Elevation of proposed signs including size, materials and color;
         (f)   Illumination details for proposed signs;
         (g)   Placement, size, color and illumination details for any proposed wall sign superimposed on an elevation of the applicable facade of the building; and
         (h)   Any other information requested in writing by the Plan Commission or Building Commissioner.
      (3)   The Building Commissioner, in his or her sole discretion, may waive or relax any of the sign plan requirements listed above, as circumstances dictate.
   (E)   Landscape plan.
      (1)   Landscape plans filed in connection with the submission of a development plan shall be drawn to scale of not more than one inch equals 100 feet and shall include the following items:
         (a)   Address of the site;
         (b)   Proposed name of the development;
         (c)   Scale;
         (d)   The location of any existing or proposed freestanding signs;
         (e)   Outline of all existing or proposed buildings or structures, including parking areas, loading areas and walkways;
         (f)   Boundary lines of the site;
         (g)   Location of all floodway and floodway fringe areas within the boundaries of the site;
         (h)   All existing elevations and proposed land contour lines having at least two-foot intervals;
         (i)   Proposed sidewalk or alternate plan for pedestrian ways;
         (j)   Size, species and spacing (on center) of all proposed trees, landscaping and ground cover;
         (k)   (If tree preservation is proposed), survey of existing trees in required yards and yards which abut upon an R district, indicating exact location of existing trees over six-inch caliber at four and one-half feet above grade and all flowering trees, shrubs and evergreens over six feet in height;
         (l)   (If tree preservation is proposed), description of methods to preserve trees without injury and with sufficient area for the root system to sustain the tree;
         (m)   (If tree preservation if proposed), description of protective care and physical restraint barriers at the drip line to prevent alteration, compaction or increased depth of the soil in the root system area prior to and during groundwork and construction; and
         (n)   Any other information requested in writing by the Plan Commission or Building Commissioner.
      (2)   The Building Commissioner, in his or her sole discretion, may waive or relax any of the landscape plan requirements listed above, as circumstances dictate.
   (F)   Lighting plan.
      (1)   Lighting plans shall be required if the proposed development includes any exterior building or site lighting.
      (2)   Lighting plans filed in connection with the submission of a development plan shall be drawn to scale of not more than one inch equals 100 feet and shall include the following items:
         (a)   North arrow and scale;
         (b)   Address of the site;
         (c)   Proposed name of the development, boundary lines of the site including all dimensions of the site;
         (d)   Outline of all existing or proposed building or structures, including parking areas, loading areas and walkways;
         (e)   Type and location of all exterior of lighting fixtures including, wattage and type of light;
         (f)   Intensity of lighting at base of light structure and at the lot line measured in foot candles; and
         (g)   If architectural building lighting is proposed, elevations for each facade of the building indicating the location, type and intensity of lighting on each building facade and the intensity of such lighting at the lot line measured in foot candles.
      (3)   The Building Commissioner, in his or her sole discretion, may waive or relax any of the lighting plan requirements listed above, as circumstances dictate.
(Ord. 2000-16, passed 8-28-2000, § 4.2; Ord. 2015-14, passed 3-2-2015)