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Appendix A: Submittal Requirements

  1. Core Submittal Requirements (As Applicable)
    1. A complete application form provided by the Community Development
      Department, copies of the plan or plat as required, and the required fee as
      established by City Council.
    2. Name of Development or Subdivision; names of adjacent subdivisions.
    3. Name and address, including telephone number of legal owner or agent of
      property, and citation of last instrument conveying title to each parcel of property
      involved in the current proposal, giving grantor, grantee, date, and land records
      reference.
    4. All existing subdivision plat notes, deed restrictions and/or restrictive covenants
      registered on the subject parcel.
    5. Name and address, including telephone number, fax number and/or e-mail address
      of the professional person (s) responsible for site or subdivision design, for the
      design of public improvements, and for surveys.
    6. Name and address of adjoining property owners from the latest assessment rolls
      within five hundred (500) feet of any perimeter property line of the site or
      subdivision.
    7. A vicinity map, locating the subject property and showing streets and other general
      development of the surrounding area.
    8. A drawing of the subject property at the required scale, with north arrow and date.
      This will include the location of the property by municipality and parcel number
      according to County real estate records. All plans and plan revisions shall be dated:
      month, day, year.
    9. The approximate location, dimensions, and areas of all proposed or existing lots. A
      statement of the proposed use of the building sites or lots. Include the existing land
      use of the site and adjacent land, and location of existing buildings within 200 feet of
      the property line of the site or subdivision. Where applicable, list of lots, blocks,
      parcels and applicable acreage's.
    10. The approximate location, dimensions, and area of all parcels of land proposed to be
      set aside for open space, park or other public use, or for the use of property owners
      in the proposed development.
    11. Location of property lines, existing easements and other restrictions, railroad rightsof-
      way, watercourses, wetlands, other natural features such as steep slope, rock out
      croppings and existing wooded areas. Also indicate limits of 100 year flood
      boundaries as defined by the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) of the U.S.
      Department of Housing and Urban Development. (Available for review at the
      Community Development Department).
    12. Tree and Vegetation Plan and Landscaping/Bufferyard Plan. (see following
      submittal requirements list).
    13. Location, width, and names of all existing streets within or immediately adjacent to
      the property.
    14. The approximate location and widths of proposed streets, and easements.
    15. Location, sizes, elevations and slopes of existing sewers, water mains, storm drains,
      fire hydrants, culverts, gas, electric and telephone lines and other underground
      structures within the tract and immediately adjacent thereto; existing utility poles on
      or immediately adjacent to the site and utility rights-of-way.
    16. Preliminary proposals for connection with existing water supply and sanitary
      sewage systems, preliminary provisions for storm water management; plans shall
      show the relationship with existing utility capacities.
    17. Location of all existing oil and gas wells, easements, tank batteries, flow and sale
      lines, ingress and egress roads, and other activities usually associated with such oil
      and gas extraction within five hundred (500) feet of the site or subdivision
      boundaries.
    18. A map of existing topography.
    19.  Zoning classifications and district boundaries applicable to the site or subdivision
      and surrounding property.
    20. Demonstration of compliance with the requirements of this Land Development
      Code on any plans or proposals submitted. Provide check list of all materials
      submitted with dates of submission.
    21. Anticipated impact on traffic levels and off-site circulation system. Traffic impact
      study demonstrating peak hour level of service pre-development and postdevelopment
      and any recommended mitigation. Traffic impact studies shall been in
      accordance with the Hudson Guideline Manual for the A Preparation of a "Traffic
      Impact Study." See Section 1207.13 Transportation, Circulation and Pedestrian
      Linkage.
    22. Anticipated phases of development and timing. A development schedule shall
      indicate the approximate date when construction of the project or stages of the same
      can be expected to be completed, including the proposed phasing of construction of
      public improvements and recreational and common space areas.
    23. Sketch Plan or Site Specific Development Plan shall include the following
      information:
      1. Uses proposed;
      2. Intensity or density of uses proposed;
      3. Location of public and private open space;
      4. Location of existing and proposed buildings on the site;
      5. Road, street, and pedestrian networks proposed.
    24. Anything that is digitally produced submitted in a format acceptable to the City.
    25. Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan.
    26. Current deed.
    27. Written authorization of all owners on deed.
    28. Any special natural area or environmental study or report as requested by the
      Planning Director.
    29. All existing subdivision plat notes, deed restrictions and/or restrictive covenants
      registered on the subject parcel.
    30. Subject property is staked at time of application (property boundaries, building
      envelope, limits of disturbance, parking areas)
    31. Record and application for an approval status of all necessary permits from state
      and county officials.

      Submittal Requirements for Pre-Application Review
      The following core requirements shall be submitted as part of the application
      materials:
      1, 2, 3, 5, and 23.

      Submittal Requirements for Site Plan Review (Other than Minor Development)
      Core requirements except for 23. In addition, the following information shall be
      submitted:
    32. A drawing of the subject property at a scale not less than one (1) inch equals
      one hundred (100) feet, on sheets no larger than thirty (30) inches by fortytwo
      (42) inches.
    33. Legal description of the property.
    34. Indication of building envelopes and proposed limits of clearing.
    35. Approximate square footage and approximate dimensions of each lot and the
      total acreage of the subject property.
    36. Site/ building plan (s) shall include the following:
      1. Location of every existing and proposed building with the number of
        floors and gross floor area.
      2. For multi-family residential developments, a statement of the average
        project density as well as the maximum density per acre in the project
        must be provided.
      3. All modifications, changes, or additions to existing building (s) and
        structure (s) including floor area, heights, and setbacks.
      4. Location and type of all proposed uses including approximate
        number of acres, gross floor area, and height as well as the
        approximate area of any proposed open space including the location
        of any proposed recreational amenities.
      5. Location of all proposed pedestrian walkways.
      6. Location and type of buffering proposed between single family
        residential, multi-family residential, and non-residential uses.
      7. A description of the location and screening of waste facilities, loading
        facilities and other service structures.
    37. A map of existing topography plotted in at least two (2) foot intervals.
      Identification of the environmental features of the site including soil types, wetland
      areas, and wetland related vegetation; surficial and subsurficial geologic
      formations; and any other significant natural features. The City has a copy of the
      report containing the Index of Ecological Integrity Scores and applicant shall confer
      with Community Development staff prior to submitting application, to see which
      IEI elements should be included in the application.
    38.  The location and size of existing wells, and septic tanks.
    39. Sign plan.
    40. Either a copy of the notice of intent (NOI) application, or a statement that a notice
      of intent to file for a permit demonstrating compliance with National Pollution
      Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) will be sought.
    41. Demonstrated compliance with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer and Ohio EPA
      approvals for any activities disturbing wetland areas, including copies of permits.
    42. Submittal of Improvement Plan(s) (See submittal requirements above).
    43. Performance bond (s) for required improvements.
      In tabular form, indicate the following information concerning the site: total area of
      site, total impervious cover, percentage of site covered by impervious cover, total
      building coverage, floor area to lot area ratio, gross flow area, % total area of
      undisturbed land with a breakdown by use.
    44. (43.) In tabular form indicate the following information for each building: proposed use
      and square footage for each use within each structure on the site, number of stories,
      actual height, finished floor elevation, foundation type, and total square footage for
      building and for each floor.
    45. (44.) Distances between buildings.
    46. (45.) 8 2 x 11 reduction of the site plans to be submitted prior to scheduled Board or
      Commission Meeting.
    47. (46.) Location of external transformers or other equipment and detail of proposed
      screening.
    48. (47.) Finished floor elevation of the ground floor and entrances to all buildings.
    49. (48.) Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully informed and deliberate decision on the site plan.
  1.  Submittal Requirements for Conceptual Site Plan Review
    1. A completed application form, a fee in the amount of $250, and plan review escrow to be determined based on the size of the project.
    2. The name of the proposed development and the names of adjacent subdivisions.
    3. Contact information of the owner and citation of the last instrument conveying title.
    4. Contact information of the designer(s), engineer(s), and surveyor(s).
    5. Twelve (12) copies of plans that include:
      1. Site plan showing all existing and proposed buildings, parking (including number of spaces), and access drive(s).
      2. Environmental inventory including soil conditions, tree inventory, water features, wetlands, and any other natural topographical features.
      3. Preliminary grading plan.
      4. Stormwater management concept plan.
      5. Uses proposed.
      6. Intensity or density of uses proposed.
      7. Location of public and private open space if required.
      8. Road, street, and pedestrian networks proposed.
    6. Any other information deemed necessary to provide informed feedback on the plan.

      Submittal Requirements for Site Plan Review for Minor Development
      Core requirements except for: 6, 14,15,21, 22 and 23.
      (Minor Development is defined in Chapter 1203.09 (d))

      Tree and Vegetation Plan Submittal Requirements
      The following application materials shall be submitted:
    7.  A general site survey of all existing vegetation and tree cover on the site, by type,
      general location, density of vegetation, and percentage of site covered by tree
      canopy, including:
      1. deciduous trees;
      2. coniferous trees;
      3. woody shrubs;
    8. A field-based survey depicting the location and species of all individual trees
      measuring 6 inches DBH and larger located inside of and within 25 feet of the
      proposed limits of disturbance. All trees greater than 6 inches DBH that are
      proposed to be removed shall be noted on the survey.
    9. Cost estimate of Tree and Vegetation Planting Improvements by a Registered
      Landscape Architect or qualified professional. This estimate will be used to
      determine the amount of security required for the development. The
      applicant will be required to submit a Letter of Credit for 125% of the value
      of the landscape estimate prior to issuance of a Zoning Certificate.

    Landscaping / Bufferyard Plan Submittal Requirements
    Plans must be at a reasonable scale to indicate all types of proposed landscaping improvements at a minimum of 1 inch = 20 feet and shall include the following information:

    1. North arrow and scale.
    2. The name of applicant/owner.
    3. The dates the plans are submitted or revised.
    4. All existing and proposed buildings and other structures, paved areas, planted areas, utility poles, fire hydrants, light standards, signs, retaining walls, screens, fences, and other permanent features to be added and/or retained on site, including materials and techniques used.
    5. All existing plant material to be removed or retained.
    6. All existing and proposed streets, sidewalks, curbs and gutters, railroad tracks, drainage ditches and other public or semi-public improvements within and immediately adjacent to the site.
    7. Contour lines shall be shown if the grades are in excess of six percent (6%) slope.
    8. Proposed elevation at sufficient locations and existing elevations of the site to clearly show the drainage patterns.
    9. All property lines and easements.
    10. Proposed limits of disturbance.
    11. Included on all plans shall be a table listing the existing plant material to be retained and all proposed new plant material. This shall include the common and botanical names, sizes and other remarks as appropriate to describe the material selection.
    12. Details shall be shown for the planting of trees, shrubs and ground cover within the bufferyard or landscaped area. Indicate placement of vegetation to mitigate any trees removed.
    13. Cost estimate of Landscaping Improvements by a Registered Landscape Architect or qualified professional. This estimate will be used to determine the amount of security required for the development. The applicant will be required to submit a Letter of Credit for 125% of the value of the landscape estimate prior to issuance of a Zoning Certificate.
    14. Proposed treatment of all ground surfaces.
    15. Proposed landscape areas and general treatment such as berming, planting, sodding and walkways.
    16. Plant list stating common name, caliper and quantity of proposed planting.
    17. Typical planting specifications.
    18. Location, proposed use, height and specifications (where applicable of buildings and other structures, such as retaining walls, fences, outdoor storage tanks, air conditioning units and waste disposal units.
    19. Detail of any proposed tree protection measures (i.e. tree guards).
    20. Location of proposed roof-top mechanical equipment and detail of proposed screening.
    21. Location of external transformers and detail of proposed screening.
  1. Submittal Requirements for Off-Street Parking and Loading
    The following shall be indicated on plan drawings submitted (done at a minimum scale
    of 1 inch = 20 feet)
    1. Number and location of off-street parking including handicapped,
      bicycle and motorcycle parking including typical dimensions of each.
    2. The arrangement of parking aisles
    3.  The location of driveway entrances and buildings with dimensions.
    4. Provisions for vehicular and pedestrian circulation.
    5. The location of sidewalks, wheel stops, lighting and curbs on and
      adjacent to the property.
    6. The location of utilities, barriers, shelters and signs.
    7. The location of landscaped areas and a landscaping/ buffering plan
      for the parking lot with interior and perimeter landscaping indicated.
    8. Typical cross sections of pavement.
    9. Stormwater drainage facilities.
    10. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully
      informed and deliberate decision on the parking plan.
    11. Setbacks of parking areas to property lines.
    12. Location and dimensions and required screening of loading areas.
    13. Widths of all unobstructed access roadways and driveways with
      appropriate finished grades, widths, lengths, turnarounds and turning
      radii.
    14. All frontage roads, intersections, entrance/exit ramps and driveways
      abutting and adjacent to subject property within 300= of side property
      lines.
    15. Proposed operation of driveways on site plan (i.e. one-way or twoway),
      identifying and labeling all physical barriers to vehicular access.
    16. Physical obstructions (utility poles, trees, storm sewer inlets etc.) In
      ROW which could affect sidewalks/driveway locations.
    17. Dimensions of vertical clearance within fire lanes.
    18. All off-street parking; number of required and provided parking
      spaces including location, number and type (standard, compact,
      handicapped) of actual parking spaces, dimension parking stall depth
      and width, stall angle, aisle width and width on internal driveways,
      number each parking space, show structural supports, turning radii,
      circulation and ramp grades in parking garages.
    19. Location of all sidewalks pedestrian ramps between the off-site
      parking and the public entrances of the use, if handicapped spaces are
      located off-site.
    20. Queue spaces or queuing areas for drive-through uses.
    21. Location of external refuse collection areas and detail of proposed
      external refuse facility and screening.
    22. Location of all loading and man doors.
    23. Location of outdoor storage.
  1. Submittal Requirements for Exterior Lighting Plan
    The following materials shall be submitted:
    1. A layout of proposed all free-standing and wall-mounted lamp locations on
      site plan and landscaping plan.
    2. Foot-candle data included on a template from the light manufacturer which
      shows the ISO foot candle contours for the given fixture.
    3. Description of the equipment (catalogue cuts)
    4. Glare control devices
    5. Lamps
    6. Mounting heights and means
    7. Data shall be provided showing the cutoff angle of proposed lamps and
      demonstrating that nuisance glare is being minimized.
  1. Submittal Requirements for Minor Modifications
    The following core requirements shall be submitted as part of the application
    materials: 1, 2, 3 and 5,
    In addition, the following application materials shall be submitted:
    1. What is proposed to be modified and an explanation of why the change is
      being requested.
    2. If applicable, Code citations to development standards that are sought to be
      modified due to practical difficulties,(see Section 1204.03 (a) of this Code).
    3. Statement of compliance with standards of approval for minor modifications
      set forth in Section 1203.08 of this Code.
    4. Affidavit of applicant, which establishes ownership and that the information
      being provided is correct.
    5. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully
      informed decision on the proposed minor modification.
  1. Minor Subdivision
    Core requirements except for 6, 7, 10, 14, 15, 21, 22, and 23 ; in addition, the
    following information shall be submitted:
    1. A drawing of the subject property at a scale of not more than one (1) inch
      equals one-hundred (100) feet. Acceptable plat sizes may be 8 ½ x 14; 11 x
      17; 12 x 18; 18 x 24; or 24 x 36.
    2. Tract and plat boundary lines, with length of courses to 1/100 foot and
      bearings to minutes.
    3. Bearings and distances to street lines, section corners or permanent
      monuments.
    4. Section lines tied to lines of subdivision by distances and bearings.
    5. Length of all arcs, chords, radii, angles, curvature and tangent bearings.
    6. Precise location and description of all monuments.
    7.  Minimum or intended building setback lines on all sublots.
    8. Certification of the plat by engineer or surveyor to the effect that the plat
      represents a correct survey made by him and that all the monuments shown
      thereon actually exist, and that their location, size and material are as shown.
    9. Legal description (s) of the subject parcel and lots.
    10. Lot letters and lines to identify each inlot or site and inlots, outlots, or
      fractional lots within such plat, with precise property dimensions in feet and
      hundredths and with bearings or angles to street and alley or crosswalk way
      lines. All inlots or sites shall be identified by letter, consecutively starting
      with the letter "A".
    11. Protective covenants shall be shown on the plat. However, they may be
      recorded as a part thereof in the form of a separate instrument provided
      appropriate reference is plainly shown on the plat.
    12. All easements for rights-of-way provided for public services or utilities and
      any limitations of such easements.
    13. If applicable, demonstrated compliance with the U.S. Army Corps of
      Engineers and Ohio EPA approvals for any activities disturbing wetland
      areas, including copies of permits.
    14. Space for stamp of approval by City of Hudson Planning Commission.
    15. Space for statement of approval by City Engineer with one line for signature
      and date.
    16. Space for statement of approval by City Manager with one line for signature
      and date.
    17. Notarized certification by owner of adoption of plat.
    18. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully
      informed and deliberate decision on the minor subdivision approval.
    19. Approximate square footage of each lot and the total acreage of the subject
      property.
    20. Where a lot consolidation occurs, space for the following statement, with the
      blanks filled in as applicable: AThe above described Parcel (letter) shall be
      attached to the Parcel (letter) owned by (name) located immediately to the
      (north/south/east/west) and shall not be sold separately therefrom without
      prior approval of the City of Hudson Planning Commission or its successor.
    21. Recording Fee: The applicant agrees to pay the costs of recording of the plat
      by the Summit County Auditor. The City will return said original, recorded
      plat.
    22. 8 ½ x 11 reduction of the site plans to be submitted prior to scheduled Board
      or Commission Meeting.
  1. Submittal Requirements for Preliminary Subdivision Plan
    Core requirements, except for 23, 25 and 26. In addition, the following
    information shall be submitted:
    1. A drawing of the subject property at a scale of no more than one (1) inch
      equals one-hundred (100) feet, on sheets not larger than thirty inches by
      forty-two inches.
    2. Section lines tied to lines of subdivision by distances and bearings.
    3. Boundaries of the development indicated by a heavy line.
    4.  Minimum or intended building setback lines on all sublots or sites.
    5. Approximate square footage of each lot and the total acreage of the subject
      property.
    6. Indication of building envelopes and proposed limits of disturbance.
    7. Preliminary landscaping plan. Include which trees are to be removed and
      where replaced.
    8. Identification of the environmental features of the site including soil types,
      wetland areas, and wetland related vegetation; surficial and subsurficial
      geologic formations; and any other significant natural features on-site or
      within 200 feet of the project boundary. The City has a copy of the report
      containing the Index of Ecological Integrity Scores and applicant shall
      confer with Community Development Department staff prior to
      submitting application, to see which IEI elements should be included in
      the application.
    9. A map of existing topography plotted in at least two (2) foot intervals.
    10. Grading Plan showing finished contours at one (1) foot intervals.
    11. The location and size of existing wells, and septic tanks.
    12. If applicable, demonstrated compliance with the U.S. Army Corps of
      Engineers and Ohio EPA approvals for any activities disturbing wetland
      areas, including copies of permits.
    13. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully
      informed and deliberate decision on the Preliminary Subdivision Plan.
    14. A context diagram that graphically depicts how the development plan
      relates to its surrounding neighborhood or community context including
      the pedestrian, bike and street network within a minimum of 200 feet of
      the proposal on all sides.
    15. 8 2 x 11 reduction of the site plans to be submitted prior to scheduled
      Board or Commission Meeting.
  1. Submittal Requirement for Final Subdivision Plat
    Core requirements, except for 23. In addition the following information shall be
    submitted:
    1. A drawing of the subject property at a scale of no more than one (1) inch
      equals one-hundred (100) feet, on sheets not larger than thirty by forty-two
      inches in size.
    2. Indication of all parcels intended to be dedicated for public use.
    3. Tract and plat boundary lines, with length of courses to 1/100 foot and
      bearings to minutes.
    4. Bearings and distances to nearest established street lines, section corners or
      other permanent monuments.
    5. Sections lines tied to lines of subdivision by distances and bearings.
    6. Length of all arcs, chords, radii, angles, curvature and tangent bearings.
    7. Precise location and description of all monuments.
    8. Minimum or intended building setback lines on all sublots or sites.
    9. Lot numbers and lines to identify each inlot or site and inlots, outlots, or
      fractional lots within such plat, with precise property dimensions in feet and
      hundredths and with bearings or angles to street and alley or crosswalk walk
      lines. All inlots or site shall be numbered consecutively starting with the
      number one.
    10. Where applicable, protective covenants and all easements shall be shown on
      the plat or they may be recorded as a part thereof in the form of a separate
      instrument provided appropriate reference is plainly shown on plat.
    11. Certification by a registered, professional civil engineer or surveyor to the
      effect that the plat represents a correct survey made by him and that all the
      monuments shown thereon actually exist, and that their location, size, and
      material area as shown.
    12. If applicable, demonstrated compliance with the U.S. Army Corps of
      Engineers and Ohio EPA approvals for any activities disturbing wetland
      areas, including copies of permits.
    13. Either a copy of the notice of intent (NOI) application, or a statement that a
      notice of intent to file for a permit demonstrating compliance with National
      Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) will be sought from the
      Ohio EPA.
    14. An approved Preliminary Subdivision Plan.
    15. Approved Improvement Plan (s) (see following for submittal requirements)
    16. Performance bond (s) or other satisfactory guarantee(s) for improvements.
    17. Space for statement of approval by City of Hudson Planning Commission
      with one line for date and signature.
    18. Space for statement of approval by City Engineer with one line for signature
      and date.
    19. Space for statement of approval by City Manager with one line for signature
      and date.
    20. Notarized certification by owner of adoption of plat, and dedication of streets
      and/or public spaces.
    21. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully
      informed and deliberate decision on the Final Subdivision Plat.
    22. Approximate square footage of each lot and the total acreage of the subject
      property.
    23. The deed volume and page of adjoining properties or the name and cabinet
      and slide or plat book and page of any plats which adjoin the area survey or
      platted.
    24. Where a lot consolidation occurs, space for the following statement, with the blanks
      filled in as applicable: AThe above described Parcel (letter) shall be attached to the
      Parcel (letter) owned by (name) located immediately to the
      (north/south/east/west) and shall not be sold separately therefrom without prior
      approval of the City of Hudson Planning Commission or its "successor".
    25. Recording Fee: The applicant agrees to pay the costs of recording of the plat by the
      County of Summit Auditor.
    26. 8 ½ x 11 reduction of the site plans to be submitted prior to scheduled Board or
      Commission Meeting. The City will retain said original, recorded plat.
  1. Submittal Requirement for Improvement Plans
    Construction plans shall be prepared for all required improvements. Plans shall
    be drawn at a scale of no more than one (1) inch equals fifty (50) feet. The
    following shall be shown:
    1. Sidewalks and street circulation plan, which shall include the following:
      1. The location, grade, centerline radius and arc length of curves,
        pavement right-of- way and name of all proposed streets. Radii of all
        curves, lengths of tangents, and central angles on all streets shall be
        shown. Typical sections of streets and sidewalks should be shown.
        Profiles showing existing and proposed elevations along center lines of all roads.
      2. The location and radius of all proposed curb returns and cul-de-sacs.
      3.  Location of all curb cuts and number and location of parking spaces.
      4. Emergency ingress and egress plan.
    2. Plans and profiles showing the locations and typical cross-section of street
      pavements including curbs and gutters, sidewalks, drainage easements, servitudes,
      rights-of-way, manholes, and catch basins; the location, size and invert elevations of
      existing and proposed sanitary sewers, stormwater drains, and fire hydrants,
      showing connection to any existing or proposed utility systems; and exact location
      and size of all water, gas, or other underground utilities or structures.
    3. Indication of building envelopes and limits of clearing, show where vegetation and
      trees are to be removed and where replaced.
    4. Tree protection and mitigation plan. (See Tree and Vegetation Plan Submittal
      Requirements)
    5. Landscaping/ Buffering Plan. (See Landscaping/ Bufferyard Plan Submittal
      Requirements)
    6. Grading Plan showing finished contours at one (1) foot intervals.
    7. Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan.
    8. Exterior Lighting Plan (See Exterior Lighting Plan Submittal Requirements).
    9. Drainage Plan including any proposed locations and sizes of stormwater runoff
      retention/ detention basins, sealed by a Professional Engineer.
    10. Off-street Parking and Loading Plan.
    11. Estimates of construction costs for required improvements.
    12. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully informed and
      deliberate decision on the Improvement Plans.
    13. Proposed stormwater management water quality techniques, and erosion and
      sedimentation control measures to be used during and after construction.
    14. Retaining walls (top and bottom of wall spot elevations).
    15. Where applicable, localized high-point for all driveway entrances.
    16. Inverts and top of grate elevations for catch basins and manholes.
    17.  8 ½ x 11 reduction of the site plans to be submitted prior to scheduled Board or
      Commission Meeting.
  1. Submittal Requirements for Preliminary Development (PD) Plan
    Core requirements, except for 23, 25 and 26.
    Also include the same additional requirements as for a Preliminary Subdivision Plan.
    See submittal requirements for Preliminary Subdivision Plan, above. In addition, for
    Preliminary Planned Development Plans in District 5, applicant must submit
    Architectural Elevations. 8 ½ x 11 reduction of the site plans to be submitted prior to
    scheduled Board or Commission Meeting.
  1. Submittal Requirements for Final Planned Development (PD) Plan
    Core requirements, except for 23; plus the same additional requirements as for a Final
    Subdivision Plat. See submittal requirements for Final Subdivision Plat above. In
    addition, the following information shall be submitted:
    1. An approved Preliminary Planned Development (PD) Plan.
    2. Any zoning or subdivision standards which are proposed to be modified or varied.
    3. 8 ½ x 11 reduction of the site plans to be submitted prior to scheduled Board or
      Commission Meeting.

      Submittal Requirements for Development Agreements
      The following core requirements shall be submitted as part of the application
      materials: 1, 2, 3, 10, 20, 22 and 23.
      In addition, the following information shall be submitted.
    4. Identification of parties to the agreement, including any third party agencies.
    5. Description of project, including list of uses, density or intensity of uses, and height
      and size of uses.
    6. List of discretionary land use approvals that project has received to date.
    7. List of discretionary land use approvals that project still needs to obtain from City.
    8. Identification of protections developer is seeking from City with the development
      agreement.
    9. List of public benefits that the developer will offer to the City as consideration for
      the development agreement.
    10. Requested term of the development agreement.
    11. Sufficient information, including a detailed narrative statement, to enable a finding
      by the City that the development agreement and proposed project are consistent
      with the goals, policies, and purposes of the applicable Zone District and the City of
      Hudson Comprehensive Plan.
    12. Affidavit of applicant, which establishes ownership and that the information being
      provided is correct.
    13. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully informed and
      deliberate decision on the development agreement.
  1. Submittal Requirements for Zoning Code Map Amendment
    Core requirements except for 4 and 15:
    In addition the following application materials shall be submitted:
    1. Legal description (s) of the subject parcel and lots.
      A statement of why the proposed zoning change is being requested and
      what is the expected benefit to the community, in terms of economic
      development, community amenities, open space and other
      considerations. Also provide an analysis of the fiscal impacts of the
      proposed development. Describe how this proposed zoning change
      relates to Comprehensive Plan goals and policies.
    2. Provide the following written discussion and graphic illustrations:
      1. Describe and illustrate how the proposed zoning change and
        project will not adversely affect neighboring property
      2. Describe and illustrate how the plan of the project provides for
        adequate and properly arranged facilities for internal circulation,
        off-street parking and loading, landscaping and such other
        features and facilities as may be necessary to make a project
        attractive.
    3. Identification of the environmental features of the site including soil
      types, wetland areas, and wetland related vegetation; surficial and
      subsurficial geologic formations; and any other significant natural
      features. The City has a copy of the report containing the Index of
      Ecological Integrity Scores and applicant shall confer with Community
      Development Department staff prior to submitting application, to see
      which IEI elements should be included in the application.
    4. Affidavit of applicant, which establishes ownership and that the
      information being provided is correct.
    5. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully
      informed and deliberate decision on the Zoning Code Map
      Amendment.
  1. Submittal Requirements for Zoning Code Text Amendment
    The following core requirements shall be submitted as part of the application
    materials: 1, 3, 6 and 24.
    In addition the following application materials shall be submitted:
    1. Text amendment proposed wording, and a written explanation of why change is requested.
    2. Zoning Ordinance Sections that are proposed to be amended.
    3. Affidavit of applicant, which establishes ownership and that the information being provided is correct.
    4. If the text amendment would add an additional use to a Zone District, then a site
      specific development plan according to the above requirements for a Zoning Code
      Map amendment should be submitted.
    5. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully informed and deliberate decision on the text amendment.

      Submittal Requirements for Conditional Use Application
      Core requirements except for 4, 10, and 15.
      In addition, the following application materials shall be submitted:
    6. A development plan of the entire property being considered, drawn to a scale of not
      more than one (1) inch equals one hundred (100) feet, and showing the proposed
      site/ building/ sign plans.
    7. Statement of compliance with all required conditions as set forth in Section 1203.05
      of Land Development Code.
    8. Affidavit of applicant, which establishes ownership and that the information being
      provided is correct.
    9. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully informed and
      deliberate decision on the conditional use application.
    10. 8 ½ x 11 reduction of the site plans to be submitted prior to scheduled Board or
      Commission Meeting.

      Submittal Requirements for Variance
      The following core requirements shall be submitted as part of the application
      materials: 1,3, 6, 8, and 9.
      In addition the following application materials shall be submitted:
    11. Statement of compliance with standards of approval of variances set forth in Section
      1204.03 of Land Development Code.
    12. If applicable, proposed site/ building/sign plans, illustrating locations of required
      front, side and rear yard setback lines.
    13. Land Development Code Sections applicable to request for variance.
    14. Affidavit of applicant, which establishes ownership and that the information being
      provided is correct.
    15. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully informed and
      deliberate decision on the variance request.
    16. Explanation of any variance request from including reason(s) and justification(s) for
      the request(s).
    17. 8 ½ x 11 reduction of the site plans to be submitted prior to scheduled Board or
      Commission Meeting.

      Submittal Requirements for Appeals to the BZBA of
      Administrative Decisions
      The following core requirements shall be submitted as part of the application
      materials: 1, 3 and 6.
      In addition, the following application materials shall be submitted:
    18. All records of proceedings and documents pertaining to the decision being
      appealed.
    19. Land Development Code Ordinance Sections applicable to the appeal.
    20. Affidavit of applicant, which establishes ownership and that the information being
      provided is correct.
    21. Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully informed and
      deliberate decision on the variance request.

      Submittal Requirements Regarding the Enlargement, Extension,
      Replacement, or Substitution of a Nonconforming Use or
      Structure.
      The following core requirements shall be submitted as part of the application
      materials: 1,3, 6, 8, 9, and 23.
      In addition, the following application materials shall be submitted:
      City of Hudson Land Development Code
      APPENDIX A - Core Submittal Requirements Page A-16 March 2008
    22. Proposed site/ building/ parking plans, illustrating locations of required front, side
      and rear yard setback lines. Such plans shall also illustrate size and location of
      existing building(s), as well as proposed areas of expansion.
    23. (22.) Statement of compliance with standards of approval for nonconforming use/
      structure standards set forth in Section 1206.05 of this Code.
    24. (23.) Affidavit of applicant, which establishes ownership and that the information being
      provided is correct.
    25. (24.) Any other information deemed necessary by the City to make a fully informed and
      deliberate decision on the proposed request.

      Submittal Requirements for Architecture and Historic Board of
      Review
      (SEE SEPARATE INFORMATION)