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17.13.050 Application Requirements

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 176955 and 181669, effective January 1, 2009.)  All Applications must meet the application completeness requirements of the Planning Bureau and Bureau of Development Services.  Where construction requires a land division, the Applicant must have final plat approval prior to submitting a Building Permit Application.

This Ordinance shall apply to all Building Permits for New Development not yet complete as of the effective date and those which are subsequently submitted or made complete.  Fees are assessed based on the rate schedule in use on the date that the permit application is made complete.  For purposes of this Section, a complete Application shall be one for which the following documents have been submitted by the Applicant and accepted by the City:

A.  For Multi-Family Housing and additions, and for all non-residential development and additions, the following documents must be submitted:

1.  A completed Building Permit Application form.

2.  Payment of the required plan review and processing fees for the Site Development Permit.

3.  Completed System Development Charge information form.

4.  Information sufficient to construct building foundations for the proposed structure, including engineering and structural calculations, soils report, 100 percent construction documents for foundation.

B.  For Manufactured Housing Park New Development, the following documents must be submitted:

1.  A completed Building Permit Application form.

2.   Payment of the required plan review and processing fees for the site development permit.

3.  Information sufficient to construct the Manufactured Housing Park for the future placement of the manufactured homes, which could include engineering and structural calculations, soils report, 100 percent construction documents for foundations.

C.  For residential changes of use and alteration projects resulting in additional residential units, the following documents must be submitted:

1.  A completed Building Permit Application form.

2.  Payment of the required plan review and processing fees for the site development permit.

3.  A floor plan indicating the previous uses.

4.  A floor plan indicating the proposed changes in use.

5.  100 percent construction drawings.

D.  For new single family, separate manufactured home on an individual lot (as opposed to a manufactured home park), townhouses/row houses, and duplex construction, the following documents must be submitted:

1.  A completed Building Permit Application form.

2.  Payment of the required plan review and processing fees for the site development permit.

3.  100 percent construction drawings sufficient to construct the building, including any required soils reports, engineering calculations and drawings