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 day

 

Urban Forestry

  • 7 business days

 

Plat Applications

  • Concept Plan: 3 weeks after original submittal. Approval following the Plan Commission meeting (normally 30 days after original submittal if the submittal deadline is met)
  • Preliminary Plat: 3 weeks form submittal for first review comments. Approval based on how quickly comments are addresses and revisions submitted. Plat approval must be granted by Plan Commission.
  • Final Plat: 3 weeks from submittal for first review comments. Approval based on how quickly comments are addressed and revisions submitted. Could be as little as 4--5 weeks from application to several months based on how quickly review comments/conditions can be addressed.
  • Minor Plat: 3 weeks from submittal for first review comments. Approval based on how quickly comments are addressed and revisions submitted. Could be as little as 4--5 weeks from application to several months based on how quickly review comments/conditions can be addressed.

 

Plat Related Reviews

  • Storm Water Management Plan: 10--15 business days
  • Water and/or Sewer Study:* 3--5 business days from receipt
  • Traffic Impact Study: 7 days from receipt of TIA
  • Flood Plain Study: 30 days
  • Park Plan/Fee In-Lieu: 45–90 (or more) days ordering a Fair Market Appraisal through HED

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, M&C is drafted and item 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