17.04.120 – Pre-application meeting

The Pre-Application Meeting provides an opportunity for applicants to informally discuss the concept of the proposed development, and to obtain feedback regarding proposed zoning, possible Variations from zoning and subdivision requirements, utilities and drainage, traffic and parking, building and fire prevention code requirements, building aesthetics, landscaping, review procedures, and the information and studies that will be needed to evaluate the project. The Pre-Application Meeting does not require formal application, fee or filing of an application.

The purpose of the Pre-Application Meeting is to help applicants to determine:

  1. Whether the proposed development appears in general to be in compliance with the provisions of this Title and other applicable ordinances.
  2. Whether any Zoning Amendment, Variation, Special Use or other application may be required in connection with the proposed development.
  3. Whether the proposed development will be in conformity with the Comprehensive Plan and other adopted goals and policies of the City for development.

A Pre-Application meeting is required prior to submittal of an application for a Planned Unit Development, and is optional but encouraged for other types of applications. See Table 17.04-1.