§ 194.218  APPLICATION AND APPROVAL.
   (A)   When an improvement location permit is required by this chapter, an application for an improvement location permit shall be filed with the Building Commissioner. Said application shall be on a form prescribed by the Plan Commission and accompanied by a site plan consistent with the requirements set forth below.
      (1)   A site plan for a single-family dwelling or a two-family dwelling on a platted lot shall be drawn to scale of not more than one inch equals 100 feet showing:
         (a)   North arrow;
         (b)   Address of the lot;
         (c)   Legal description of the lot;
         (d)   Names, centerlines and right-of-way widths of all streets, alleys, thoroughfares, public ways, water ways or railroad right-of-way abutting or within the lot;
         (e)   The location and dimensions of all buildings, structures or improvements currently existing on the lot;
         (f)   Structures proposed for demolition should be indicated as such;
         (g)   The location and dimensions of all proposed buildings, structures or improvements, including fences, sheds, paved areas, storage areas, parking areas (indicate if parking is hard-surfaced). Cross-hatch or shade lightly all proposed buildings;
         (h)   Location of any proposed or existing driveway and its width at the property line (Any connection to an alley must also be indicated.);
         (i)   The distance from lot lines for all existing and proposed buildings, structures, improvements or signs (This distance is measured as a line from the point where the building, structure, improvement or sign is closest to the property line. This measurement it taken perpendicular to the property line.);
         (j)   The height of the existing and proposed buildings, structures or improvements; and
         (k)   All other information required by the staff for the proper administration of this chapter.
      (2)   A site plan for any commercial, industrial or special exception use shall be drawn to scale of not more than one inch equals 100 feet showing:
         (a)   North arrow;
         (b)   Address of the site or within the lot;
         (c)   The actual shape, size and dimensions of the lot;
         (d)   Area map or sketch to indicate the location of the lot;
         (e)   Names, centerlines and right-of-way widths of all streets, alleys, thoroughfares, public ways, water ways or railroad right-of-way abutting or within the lot;
         (f)   The location and dimensions of all buildings, structures, improvements or signs currently existing on the lot;
         (g)   Structures proposed for demolition should be indicated as such;
         (h)   The location and dimensions of all proposed buildings, structures, improvements or signs, including fences, sheds, paved areas, storage areas, parking areas (indicate if parking is hard surfaced). Cross-hatch or shade lightly all proposed buildings;
         (i)   Location of any proposed or existing driveway and its width at the property line. (Any connection to an alley must also be indicated);
         (j)   (If applicable) Location, dimensions and type (e.g., ground, pole, wall) of all signs on the site, existing and proposed. Include separate elevations of proposed sign structures with all dimensions drawn to scale;
         (k)   The distance from lot lines for all existing and proposed buildings, structures, improvements or signs (This distance is measured as a line from the point where the building, structure, improvement or sign is closest to the property line. This measurement is taken perpendicular to the property line.);
         (l)   The height of the existing and proposed buildings, structures, improvements or signs;
         (m)   The number of dwelling units (if applicable) of existing and proposed buildings or structures;
         (n)   The current and proposed use to be made of all buildings, structures, improvements or lands within the lot (e.g., parking, residence, office, storage);
         (o)   Vocational engineering information regarding all utilities to provide service to the buildings or structures on the lot;
         (p)   The location and dimensions of all off-street parking and off-street loading facilities;
         (q)   The location and dimensions of all fences, walls or other screening and buffering devices;
         (r)   Location, size and species of all proposed and existing trees (six inches or larger at four and one-half feet above grade) and landscaping;
         (s)   Site data summary (a text summary in table format describing: square footage of existing and proposed buildings; existing, proposed and required parking; existing, proposed and required loading; proposed and permitted maximum building height; accommodation of drainage, sanitary sewer, water and other utility services; legal description; lighting; and landscaping);
         (t)   The seal of the registered professional engineer or architect responsible for the site plan; and
         (u)   All other information required by the staff for the proper administration and enforcement of this chapter.
   (B)   The Building Commissioner may waive or relax any of the site plan requirements listed above, as circumstances dictate. The site plan shall be attached to the application for an improvement location permit when such application is submitted to the Building Commissioner and shall be retained in the office of the Department of Planning and Economic Development as a public record.
   (C)   Each application for an improvement location permit for a building, structure or use shall include an application for a certificate of occupancy.
   (D)   The Plan Commission may promulgate rules, regulations and procedures, in addition to those listed herein, as to the form and processing of the applications, site plans and permits required by this chapter.
(Ord. 2000-16, passed 8-28-2000, § 9.4; Ord. 2013-12, passed 10-7-2013)