Pre-Permit Zoning Plan Check allows proposed projects or sites to be reviewed for compliance with the Zoning Code prior to applying for a building permit. An applicant may have a proposed project and submit a site plan with elevations. Alternatively, an applicant may receive a summary of applicable development standards for a site without a specific development proposal or proposed site plans.
Pre-Permit Zoning Plan Check is optional. However, it is recommended for large and/or complex projects to:
- Ensure development standards are met;
- Identify any possible land use reviews; and/or
- Determine whether the Community Design Standards can be met for sites in the Design 'd' overlay zone.
- Early Assistance Application
- Written project description
- Site Plans (1 set to scale; 1 copy 8.5x11")
- Building Elevations (if appropriate) (1 copy)
- Finished floor elevation
Submit Pre-Permit Zoning Plan Check in the Development Services Center.
A land use planner reviews plans for Zoning Code compliance. Review does not include any other bureaus or agencies.
Results: Within 3 weeks of request, Land Use planner mails a summary outlining development standards and identifying any required land use reviews. Applicant then applies for pre-application conference (required for a Type III or Type IV land use review), land use review or building permit (if a land use review is not required).
- Early Assistance Application - Complete this form to apply for a Design Advice Request.
- Early Assistance Options - Summarizes different types of land use Early Assistance.