Development Activities Meeting
Purpose of the Meeting
To give citizens, property owners, business owners and stakeholders an opportunity to learn about the proposals that affect them and to resolve concerns at an early stage of the application process.
All applicants shall hold a Development Activities Meeting at least thirty (30) days prior to the first public hearing.
Development Activities Meetings shall be required for the following projects that require a Public Hearing and meet one of the following project threshold:
- 2,400 sq. ft. of new or expanded structure
- 4 + new residential units
- New or enlarged parking area with 10+ stalls
- Use Variances
- Zoning Map Amendments
- Project Development Plans
- Planned Developments - PDP
- Planned Developments - FLDP
- Master Development Plans
- Institutional Master Plans
- An application to Historic Review Commission
- An application to Art Commission
Prior to filing a Zoning & Development Review Application, applicants must coordinate with the applicable RCO to schedule a time, date and place of a public meeting to discuss the applicant’s proposal. The applicant shall then notify the Department of City Planning and neighborhood planner of the time, date and place of the public meeting and include it on the application form. If there are two or more RCO’s whose registered boundaries include the applicant’s property, the Department of City Planning shall schedule a time, date and place of a public meeting to discuss the applicant’s proposal with the applicable RCO’s and notify the applicant.
Notice of Meeting
To submit an application, the applicant shall provide the date, time and location of the neighborhood meeting. The applicable RCO(s), using methods from their communication strategy, will notify the residents, property owners, business owners, and other stakeholders of the time, date and location of the Development Activities Meeting at least 10 days prior to the Development Activities Meeting. This notice should include:
- The substance and location of the proposal.
- The meeting date, time and location.