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Section 17G.080.060
 

Title 17G Administration and Procedures

Chapter 17G.080 Subdivisions

Section 17G.080.060 Binding Site Plans
  1. Predevelopment Meeting.

A predevelopment meeting is required if the proposal is located in the central business district, unless waived by the director, and is recommended for all other proposals prior to submittal of the application. The purpose of a predevelopment meeting is to acquaint the applicant with the applicable provisions of this chapter, minimum submission requirements and other plans or regulations, which may impact the proposal.

  1. Preliminary Binding Site Plan Application and Map Requirements.
    1. A binding site plan may only be used for divisions of land in commercial or industrial zones. Applications for approval of a preliminary binding site plan shall be filed with the director. All applications shall be submitted on forms provided for such purpose by the department. The director may waive specific submittal requirements determined to be unnecessary for review of the application. The application shall be same in form and contents as a short plat as provided in SMC 17G.080.040(B)(1).
    1. Contents of Preliminary Binding Site Plan.

The preliminary binding site plan shall be prepared by a land surveyor and shall be the same in form and content as a short plat as provided in SMC 17G.080.040(B)(2) with the following additions:

      1. Proposed building footprints;
      1. Proposed street accesses;
      1. Proposed parking and internal vehicle circulation;
      1. Proposed pedestrian pathways;
      1. Proposed landscaped areas; and
      1. Proposed stormwater facilities.
  1. Public Notice.

All public notice of the application shall be given in accordance with the procedures set forth in chapter 17G.060 SMC for a Type II application.

  1. Departmental Review of Preliminary Binding Site Plan.

The application shall be reviewed in accordance with the procedures set forth in chapter 17G.060 SMC for a Type II application.

  1. Preliminary Binding Site Plan Decision Criteria.

Prior to approval of the application, the director shall find the application to be in the public use and interest, conform to applicable land use controls and the comprehensive plan of the City, and the decision criteria set forth in SMC 17G.060.170(C) and (D)(4). The director has the authority to approve or disapprove a proposed preliminary binding site plan under the provisions of this chapter, subject to appeal as provided in chapter 17G.060 SMC.

  1. Final Binding Site Plan Review Procedure.

The final binding site plan procedures shall be the same in form and as the short plat review procedure as provided in SMC 17G.080.040(G).

  1. Final Binding Site Plan Requirements.

The subdivider shall submit to the director a final binding site plan in the same form and with the same content as the preliminary binding site plan, with the following exceptions or additional requirements:

    1. A final binding site plan shall contain all the information required of the preliminary plan, except the following:
      1. Show existing buildings.
      1. Show existing utility lines and underground structures.
      1. Show the topographical elevations; or
      1. Contain the names and addresses of adjoining landowners.
    1. The final binding site plan shall include the signatory statements as provided in SMC 17G.080.040(G)(2).
  1. Filing.

Once the final binding site plan has been reviewed, approved and signed by the applicable departments, the applicant shall file the final binding site plan with the county auditor within ten days of final approval. No permits shall be issued for a proposed lot until the required conformed copies of the binding site plan have been submitted to the planning services department.

  1. Creation of Additional Lots in Final Binding Site Plan.

A survey may be filed following the recording of a final binding site plan to create additional lots within the boundaries of the final binding site plan, consistent with the preliminary binding site plan approval, conditions and expiration provisions (SMC 17G.080.020(C)). The survey shall be reviewed and approved by the director pursuant to subsections (F) and (G) of this section. In addition, the survey shall conform to the following:

    1. Title shall state: “Amendment to BSP-___-____.”
    1. The binding site plan file number shall be referenced.
    1. A distinct wide boundary line shall delineate the boundary of the lot(s) being created. The boundary of the binding site plan shall be indicated and any lot(s) that have been created by filing of the final binding site plan and/or record of survey.
    1. Each lot shall be numbered consecutively, and the size of each lot shall be indicated on the survey; and
    1. A revision block listing all previously recorded surveys and the date of recording.

Date Passed: Monday, July 23, 2012

Effective Date: Thursday, August 30, 2012

ORD C34889 Section 6