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A. Submission requirements – New developments. Whenever an applicant desires to create legal lots by means of a binding site plan pursuant to this chapter in conjunction with a new development, the applicant shall be subject to the site plan review procedures of Chapter 20.270 VMC. In such event and in addition to all of the submission requirements for site plan review, the applicant shall clearly indicate on all of the plans required for site plan review the proposed lots to be created and how their size, dimensions and other features comply with the requirements of this title.

B. Submission requirements – Existing developments. In cases where an applicant desires to create legal lots by means of a binding site plan pursuant to this chapter in conjunction with an existing development or when no development is proposed, the applicant shall provide the following information in the application:

1. The binding site plan name, which must be other than the name of an existing subdivision, short subdivision or binding site plan addition or plat;

2. Name, mailing address, and telephone number of the owner and/or developer;

3. Name, mailing address, telephone number, and signature of person preparing the application;

4. Date;

5. Location, including ¼ of ¼ section, section, township, range and, as applicable, donation land claim and/or subdivision;

6. Number of acres;

7. Comprehensive Plan and zoning designations;

8. Existing and proposed land uses;

9. Number and size of all lots;

10. Names of all utility purveyors;

11. Signatures of all property owners; and

12. Fee as governed by Chapter 20.180 VMC.

C. Preliminary plat information. The applicant shall provide the following information:

1. Existing conditions plan. The following information shall be provided on one or more to-scale drawings:

a. A vicinity map showing streets and access points, pedestrian and bicycle pathways, transit stops and utility locations within a given radius of the site;

b. The site size, dimensions and orientation relative north;

c. The location, name and dimensions of public and private streets adjoining the site;

d. The location of existing structures and other improvements on the site, including structures, driveways, parking, loading, pedestrian and bicycle paths, passive or active recreational facilities or open space and utilities;

e. Elevation of the site at 2’ contour intervals for grades 0% to 10% and at 5’ contour intervals for grades more than 10%;

f. The approximate location of significant natural conditions as available from the City’s and/or County’s GIS system such as:

1. The 100-year flood plain;

2. The location of drainage patterns and drainage courses;

3. Unstable ground (lands subject to slumping, slides or movement);

4. High seasonal water table or impermeable soils;

5. Areas having severe soil erosion potential;

6. Areas having severe weak foundation soils;

7. Significant wildlife habitat or vegetation;

8. Slopes in excess of fifteen percent (15%);

9. Significant historic, cultural or archaeological resources, rock outcroppings.

2. Preliminary Binding Site Plan. The proposed preliminary binding site plan shall include the following information presented on one or more drawings:

a. The proposed site and its dimensions and area.

b. Proposed lots, tracts and easements including dimensions and total acreage.

c. Abutting properties or, if abutting properties extend more than 100’ from the site, the portion of abutting properties within about 100’ of the site, and the approximate location of structures and uses on abutting property or portion of the abutting property.

d. The location and dimensions of development if proposed, including the following:

1. Streets and other rights-of-way and public or private access easements on and adjoining the site;

2. All parking and circulation areas;

3. Loading and service areas;

4. Active or passive recreational or open space features;

5. All utilities;

6. Existing structures to be retained on the site and their distance from property lines;

7. Proposed structures on the site, including signs, fences, etc., and their distance from property lines if known at time of land division; and

8. The location and type of proposed outdoor lighting and existing lighting to be retained if known at time of land division.

3. Narrative. A Preliminary plat application shall include the following:

a. A comprehensive narrative addressing how the development complies with the technical standards in Section 20.320.070 VMC; other applicable standards of this Title 20 and the applicable plan policies of the Comprehensive Plan outlined by staff as being applicable to the proposed development

b. Description of the uses proposed for the site;

c. Phasing plan, if applicable;

d. Construction schedule;

e. Any variances requested pursuant to the regulations in Chapter 20.270 VMC;

f. Existing covenants or restrictions and easements, if applicable; and

g. History of any previous subdivisions and short subdivisions of the property.

4. Supplementary information. The following supplemental information shall also be submitted unless otherwise indicated in parenthesis:

a. Environmental checklist that complies with Chapter 20.790 VMC, SEPA Regulations, if applicable;

b. Geotechnical/soils survey, if applicable;

c. Tree plan that complies with the requirements of Chapter 20.770 VMC, Tree, Vegetation, and Soil Conservation, if applicable;

d. Preliminary stormwater and erosion control plans as governed by Chapter 14.25 VMC, Stormwater Control, and Chapter 14.24 VMC, Erosion Control, if applicable;

e. Landscape plan, if known at the time of land division, that complies with the requirements of Chapter 20.925 VMC, Landscaping. If applicable, the landscape plan shall be drawn at the same scale as the existing conditions plan, or a larger scale if necessary. Where proposed development affects only a portion of a site, the landscape plan need show only the areas where existing soil contours and vegetation will be disturbed by the construction or use, or other areas where landscaping is required. Note: many aspects of this plan, including street trees, may already be incorporated into the Tree Plan;

f. Archaeological Pre-Determination Report, if applicable, that complies with the requirements of Chapter 20.710 VMC, Archaeological Resource Protection (two copies);

g. Clark County Public Health Development Review Evaluation Form;

h. Certified mailing list. Current Clark County assessor map(s) showing the property(ies) within a 500-foot radius of the site, per the requirements in Chapter 20.210 VMC, Decision Making Procedures, and two sets of mailing labels with the names and addresses of owners of all properties within a 500-foot radius certified as accurate and complete by the Clark County assessor or a title company. For non-owner-occupied properties, provide mailing labels addressed to “occupant” as can be determined from available County assessor records. (Ord. M-3840 § 17, 08/06/2007; Ord. M-3643, 01/26/2004)