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18.76.090 Application for approval of major amendment to the PUD.
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A. Pre-Application Conference. Prior to filing an application for a major amendment to the PUD, the applicant shall attend a pre-application conference with the planning director and other interested department heads, or their designees, regarding the proposed development. The conference attendees shall review the general outlines of the proposal, evidenced schematically by sketch plans and other documents provided by the applicant. The applicant shall receive suggestions and recommendations generated by the conference along with forms and guidelines for preparing the PUD application.

B. Application Procedure. Following a pre-application conference, applicants must provide the planning director seven copies of the following:

1. Application. Forms provided by the department that ask the applicant for the following information:

a. The name of the proposed PUD or planning area and a general description of the proposed development requiring the major amendment, including descriptions of buildings, and other site improvements;

b. A proposed schedule that includes submittal of the site plan, preliminary plat, proposed phased developments, if any, and target dates for starting construction;

c. Proposed land uses including the type and amount or densities;

d. Number and types of dwelling units in the proposed development requiring the major amendment;

e. Total amount of open spaces, the designated or proposed use, and the amount of open space designated for public and private use;

f. Plans for the perpetual maintenance and preservation of private spaces and private streets;

g. Any requests for modifications to the street construction standards of the land division ordinance including substantiating information as to why the modifications are necessary;

h. The gross acreage of the PUD or planning area, the net usable acreage, and the acreage of any nonbuildable areas;

i. The name and address of the applicant. All land within the PUD or planning area shall be under the ownership of the applicant. Applicants are defined as an individual, partnership, corporation, or groups of individuals, partnerships or corporations; and

j. The name, address, stamp and signature of the professional engineer, professional architect or professional land surveyor who prepared the site plan.

2. Environmental Checklist. Form and instructions provided by the Department in accordance with Chapter 16.06 ACC, Environmental Review Procedures.

3. Conceptual Design of Public Facilities. Preliminary engineering plans and studies that include the following:

a. A general description and location of the proposed improvements necessary to properly handle the potable water, sanitary sewer, storm water drainage and other service needs within and adjacent to the proposed PUD.

b. In addition, for any major amendment to the PUD, the following:

i. Anticipated demand capacities for the proposed water distribution, storm drainage and sanitary sewage systems.

ii. The estimated, tentative horizontal and vertical alignment of all proposed streets and sidewalks and the estimated grade of any trails.

4. Site Plan.

a. Preparation. The site plan may be prepared by a professional engineer, architect or professional land surveyor registered or licensed by the state of Washington. They shall prepare and, by placing his or her signature and stamp upon the face of the planning documents, certify that all information is portrayed accurately and that the proposed PUD complies with applicable standards and regulations.

b. Scale and Format. The site plan shall be drawn with reproducible black ink on mylar or similar material. All geographic information portrayed by the plan shall be accurate, legible, and drawn to an engineering (decimal) scale. The horizontal scale of a plan shall be 100 feet or fewer to the inch, except that the location sketch and typical street cross sections may be drawn to any other appropriate scale. The site plan shall be 24 inches by 36 inches in size. Each sheet shall be numbered consecutively. An index sheet orienting the other sheets shall be provided. If necessary, the planning director may authorize a different sheet size or scale.

c. Contents. The site plan must include each of the following:

i. Vicinity Map. A vicinity map sufficient to define the location and boundaries of the proposed PUD relative to surrounding property, streets and other major manmade and natural features.

ii. Existing Geographic Features. Except as otherwise specified, the following existing geographic features shall be drawn lightly in relation to proposed geographic features and developments:

(A) All existing property lines lying within the proposed PUD and all existing property lines lying within 100 feet of the PUD.

(B) The location of all existing streets within the PUD, both public or private, including the right-of-way widths, pavement widths and the names.

(C) Existing water features such as rivers, creeks, ponds, wetlands, storm water detention basins, watercourses, floodplains and areas subject to inundation or storm water overflow.

(D) Existing contour lines at intervals of five feet for average slopes exceeding five percent or at intervals of one foot for average slopes not exceeding five percent. Contour lines shall be labeled at intervals not to exceed two feet and shall be based upon city datum, e.g., NGVD.

(E) Location of any existing structures lying within the proposed PUD. Existing structures to be removed shall be indicated by broken lines, and existing structures not to be removed shall be indicated by solid lines.

iii. Proposed Improvements. The following proposed geographic features shall be shown:

(A) The location of any public or private streets and/or storm drainage facilities.

(B) The general location of the types of uses or densities and general distribution of lot types.

(C) The boundaries, dimensions and area of public park and common open space areas.

(D) Identification of all areas proposed to be dedicated for public use, together with the purpose and any conditions of dedication.

(E) Conceptual plans for pedestrian and bicycle circulation systems.

(F) The treatment proposed for the periphery of the site including setbacks, fencing, the approximate amount, location, and type of any landscaping. (Ord. 5092 § 1, 1998.) (Ord. 5092 § 1, 1998.)

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