Rezoning and Planned Unit Development
One colored plan is required scaled at 1" = 100' or less.
These plans must be scaled at no less than 1/8" = 1'. The Floor Plan must feature the proposed use(s) of all areas with dimensions shown, locations of all new construction and additions, locations of all exits and doorways, and indications of all walls, permanent fixtures, and major portable fixtures.
One colored Elevation is required and must be scaled no less than 1/8" =1'.
Grading / Landscaping / Screening Plans
These plans must be scaled at 1" = 100' or less. The plans must include existing and proposed contours at USGS standards, surface and storm water drainage, ponds, streams, and ditches. A landscape schedule indicating size, location, type, and height of landscaping and screening materials is required at the time of installation. View the Landscape Plan Requirements.
Maintaining consistency with adjacent sites is very important. Existing wooded areas, water courses, and other scenic or significant vistas must be indicated.
A Lighting Plan shall accompany a site plan submittal, which includes any lighting proposed for the building, grounds, or parking lot. Lighting requirements are set forth in Division 19.05.0400 of the Zoning Code. In general, the Lighting Plans shall indicate the location, type, and illumination level (in foot-candles) of all outdoor lighting proposed to illuminate the site.
Utility System Plans
Utility System Plans must feature sewerage disposal with locations of pipes, septic fields, holding tanks, or sampling manholes; water supply source with locations of pipes or wells; locations of electric, gas, and cable; and locations and sizes of proposed easements.
Natural Resource Protection Plan / Site Intensity Calculations
If natural resource features defined and described in Divisions 19.04.0100 and 19.09.0100 of this ordinance are present on a property for which any development approval is desired, a Natural Resource Protection Plan shall be submitted.
Storm Water Management Plan
Chapter 23 of the Municipal Code pertains to storm water management. These requirements are applicable to any residential development with a gross area of one acre or more and any non-residential land development with a gross area of 1/2 acre or more.
Signs may be included on Elevation Plans, but if submitted separately, they must include a scaled sketch of the proposed signs, providing dimensions and area, text, lettering, colors, types of materials, method of illumination, height, and dimensions of the pole or mounting bracket, ground sign site plan, and the date the Sign Plan was prepared. A summary of all existing signs that will remain on the site, including dimensions, is also required. Color samples (Pantone quality) are required, and material samples may be requested for the review process.
Please refer to Chapter 20 of the Municipal Code for sign regulations. If the project is located in the Central Business District (the Downtown), it is also subject to the Downtown Design Requirements, also found in Chapter 20.