Review Timeframes

Upon submittal of complete permit application, the following review standards apply for first review comments.

Building Permits

  • Commercial: 7 business days
  • Residential: 7 business days

 

Urban Forestry

  • 7 business days

 

Plat Related Reviews

  • Drainage Study: 10 business days or less for 1st review (10 business days or less for each subsequent review due to requested study corrections)
  • Water and/or Sewer Study: 10 business days or less for 1st review (10 business days or less for each subsequent review due to requested study corrections)
  • Traffic Impact Study: 10 business days or less for 1st review (10 business days for each subsequent review due to requested study corrections)
  • Flood Plain Study: 15 business days or less for 1st review (15 business days or less for each subsequent review due to requested study corrections)
  • Plat Application: 21 calendar days or less for 1st review (7 calendar days or less for each subsequent review due to requested application corrections)

MTP Realignment

  • Administrative: 3 weeks for first review comments from staff, approximately 45 days to approval
  • Council Approval: 3 weeks for first review comments, then it is placed onto the next Plan Commission Agenda. If recommended for approval, a Mayor & Council document is drafted by staff, and placed onto the next City Council Agenda (circa three months)

Infrastructure Plan Review

  • IPRC Review: 2 weeks for first comments from start of cycle.

Zoning Variances

  • Commercial: 4--7 week process depending on when application is made
  • Residential: 4--7 week process depending on when application is made

Permanent Encroachment Agreement

  • Administrative: comments within 5 working days/entire contract done within 2--3 weeks
  • Council Approval: 6--8 week process. Comments within 5 working days/M&C drafted and routed once approved by City Council, contracts are executed.

Sign Permits

  • Sign: 3 business days
  • Unified Sign Agreement: 3 weeks

Flood Plain Development

  • Flood Plain Development Permit: 30 days review/approval
  • CLOMR/LOMR: Average CLOMR/LOMR is 270 days/ city review is 30 days
  • Corridor Development Certificate: Several months -- mostly out of the city's hands and in the control of the Army Corps of Engineer

 

Temporary Encroachment Permits (roadway and street closures)

  • 2-3 days from receipt of application

 

Street-Use/Parkway Permit

  • Plan Review: 7 business days
  • Inspections: Inspection requests received by 5 a.m. will be placed on that day's inspection list. Those received after 5 a.m. will be placed on the next day's list.

Fire Permits

  • Above Ground Fuel Tank: 3--5 business days
  • Access Control: 3--5 business days
  • Fire Sprinkler: 3--5 business days
  • Alarm Permit: 3--5 business days
  • Hazardous Materials Facility Permit: 3--5 business days
  • Kitchen Hood Fire Suppression Permit: 3--5 business days
  • Smoke Control/Exhaust Permit: 3--5 business days
  • Standpipe Permit: 3--5 business days
  • Flammable and Combustible Liquids Construction Permit: 3--5 business days
  • All Inspections: 2--5 business days

Fire Code