A. Purpose. Meetings with the staff provide an opportunity to discuss the proposal in concept terms, identify the applicable city requirements and the project review process. Meetings or correspondence with the neighborhood to inform the neighborhood of the project proposal are encouraged prior to the formal notice provided by the city.
B. Optional Preapplication Meetings. Applicants for development proposals are encouraged to participate in informal meetings with city staff. Preapplication meetings may be held for any other development proposal at the request of the applicant.
C. Required Preapplication Meetings. Preapplication meetings are required for Type III and Type IV land use reviews and for new development within landslide hazard areas. Preapplication meetings may be held for any other development proposal at the request of the applicant. This requirement may be waived by the code official.
D. Application. Applicants shall prepare a concept sketch of the development proposal for the preapplication meeting along with any other information specified by the code official in the preapplication meeting form.
E. Validity. Successful completion of a preapplication meeting does not constitute approval of any plan or design. Preapplication meetings shall occur within one year of application submittal, or after a code change affecting the application has occurred. (Ord. 19C-05 § 2 (Exh. B), 2019; Ord. 18C-08 § 1 (Att. A), 2018.)