Chapter 18.68


18.68.010    Preapplication conference.

18.68.020    Complete application.

18.68.030    Appeal of director’s decision.

18.68.040    Hearing examiner, planning commission or city council action on appeal.

18.68.010 Preapplication conference.

(1) In order to provide applicants with the best available information regarding development proposals and processing requirements, and to ensure the availability of complete and accurate information for review prior to a public hearing, a pre-application review process is hereby established.

(2) Either the director or the applicant for zone changes, conditional use permits, variances, site plan approvals or other land use actions may request and hold a pre-application conference with the director, applicant, and others as may be deemed appropriate.

(3) Scheduled Review Meeting. Requests by an applicant for a conference should be submitted at least three weeks before the conference date.

(4) Participation at Review Conference. Any other agency representative that wishes to review the proposal prior to the final decision may meet with the applicant or his representative to discuss application requirements and concerns.

(5) Written Summary of Conference. Upon request of the applicant, the director will provide the applicant with a written summary of the conference, and list any specific documents, information, legal descriptions, signatures or other submissions that must be submitted. (Ord. 1496 § 1, 2004; Ord. 1454 § 1, 2003; Ord. 1193 § 1 (Exh. E), 1996; Ord. 1167 § 1, 1995)

18.68.020 Complete application.

Any formal application for action under WMC Titles 15, 16, 17, or 18 must be complete before it is accepted for processing. Upon receipt of all application materials and items required as a result of a preapplication conference or determined to be necessary by the director or designee based on Clark County or city records, the director shall find the application complete and schedule it for hearing where required. (Ord. 1496 § 1, 2004; Ord. 1454 § 1, 2003; Ord. 1193 § 1 (Exh. E), 1996; Ord. 1167 § 1, 1995)

18.68.030 Appeal of director’s decision.

Any applicant who wishes an application to be accepted for processing without the director’s determination that it is complete shall submit in writing to the community development director a letter requesting appeal of the director’s decision under WMC 18.94.140. Such letter shall specifically indicate the submission items requested to be deleted and the reason for the deletion. Upon receipt of such letter, the director shall prepare the application for public hearing. (Ord. 1613 § 1 (Exh. A), 2008; Ord. 1496 § 1, 2004; Ord. 1454 § 1, 2003; Ord. 1193 § 1 (Exh. E), 1996; Ord. 1167 § 1, 1995)

18.68.040 Hearing examiner, planning commission or city council action on appeal.

Prior to commencement of a public hearing on the application, the hearing examiner, planning commission, or city council as applicable shall consider the appeal request and either proceed to open the public hearing or determine the application is not complete. (Ord. 1496 § 1, 2004; Ord. 1454 § 1, 2003; Ord. 1167 § 1, 1995)