Preliminary Site Plan

What is a Preliminary Site Plan?

A preliminary site plan is required for new construction and additions located on land zoned commercial (exceeding 50,000 cumulative square feet) or multi-family residential. This review ensures that the site plan conforms to all City Code development ordinances and standards.

Application Deadline by 5 p.m. the 1st Monday of the month.

Preparation for Online Application Submittal

  • For commercial (exceeding 50,000 square feet), schedule a mandatory pre-application meeting with Planning Department
  • Street Address of the Property or (Tax) Parcel Number
  • Legal Description, Deed Book and Map Book if available
  • Preliminary Site Plan of the proposed development, drawn to scale, ready to upload as a PDF
  • Acceptable Filing Fee (PDF) payment method readily available (credit cards or eCheck/linked bank account)

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After Online Application Submittal

(The first two steps can be accomplished when picking up the signs)

  • Deliver Adjacent Property Owner List (from Real Estate Assessor Department) and Envelopes to the Planning Department
  • Stamped Number 10 (4 ⅛ inches× 9½ inches) envelopes with the name and mailing address of each adjacent property owner printed legibly.
  • Pay Sign Fee when invoiced and Post Sign(s)
  • The Planning Department will supply these two Wednesdays prior to the Planning Commission Public Hearing, you will receive a call for pick-up. Sign fees are $25 for first sign and $20 for each additional sign.
  • Pay Advertising Fees when billed
  • The average advertising cost is $100 for the Planning Commission Public Hearing and a minimum of two advertisements are required.