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Plans of Development – Application Forms

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Available in 2022

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Plan of Development Review Process – Detailed step by step explanation of how a proposed multi-family, commercial or industrial development is submitted to the County for review.

Preliminary Plan Application – An optional Preliminary submittal is designed to provide the applicant big picture review comments from all review agencies. The more detailed the plan, the more detailed the review comments. There is no submittal fee.

Plan of Development Application – The initial application for all site plan approvals (POD approval by the Planning Commission or Administrative approval by the staff) which includes a checklist detailing all submittal requirements

Plan of Development Plans for Signature – Final Construction Plan Application –Engineered site construction plans are submitted for review after the Planning Commission approves the initial POD, or staff reviews the initial administrative plan.

Easement Plat Application – County public easements required per the review of the site construction plans must be submitted for review prior to recordation of the easement plat.

Easement Vacation and Quitclaim Application – Requests for easements or rights-of-way to be vacated or quitclaimed in conjunction with a Plan of Development application.

Minor Construction Plan – Administrative – Small areas of construction with a limited scope of work can be reviewed under this process if the work is not part of an active construction plan process. 

Plan of Development Transfer of Approval – When a property is sold or transferred, the existing Plan of Development approval for a site must be transferred to the new owner of a property by the Planning Commission.

Landscape, Lighting and Fence Plan Application – Landscaping and lighting plan review is an integral aspect of the overall review of a Plan of Development.  Fencing could also be an aspect in need of review, including requests for alternative fence heights as allowed in the zoning ordinance. Lighting and fencing may also be submitted as part of the initial POD in lieu of using this application.

Clearing and Grubbing Plan Application – This partial approval enables the developer to begin initial site work on a limited scope as defined within the application, prior to approval of the full site plan for a property.

Special Limited Power of Attorney Form – Used when the owner of the property will be represented in this matter by another individual.

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