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Pre-Application Conference Request Form

  1. Overlay Districts*

    See OCWebmaps for overlay zoning information.

  2. Check if "yes"
  3. Enter any known land use applications or planning approvals.

  4. Please enter the approximate square footage of new impervious area on site.

  5. See the Transportation Planning layer in OCWebmaps, or refer to the Transportation System Plan.

  6. For subdivisions and partitions only, show net developable area and calculations showing you meet 80% minimum density.

  7. Are any new blocks created? If so, what is the length of each block? 

    Please note: The minimum block length is 150 feet; the maximum block length is 530 feet, as measured from centerline to centerline.

  8. Please include any additional information that you want to address in the pre-application conference.

  9. Please include any specific questions that you want to address in the pre-application conference.

  10. The site plan should include the following:

    1. Location and size of existing and proposed public and private utilities (e.g., water, sanitary sewer, stormwater, gas, power, and other private utility facilities).
    2. Location of existing and proposed easements (access, utility, drainage, others).
    3. Location of overlay zones as shown in the City's OCWebMaps system.
    4. Location of on-site creeks, streams, wetlands, upland wooded areas, riparian areas, rock outcroppings, on-site water wells, and septic systems (if known).
    5. Location of existing and proposed trees and landscaping.
    6. Location and dimensions of existing and proposed buildings, and structures.
    7. Configuration and dimensions of all existing and proposed lots and tracts, including a proposed park, open space, and or drainage tracts or easements.
    8. Access to and from the site, if applicable.
    9. Property dimensions, including the following:
      1. All property lines for the subject site.
      2. Setbacks according to the subject site's zoning dimensional standards.
      3. Measurements from new and existing construction to property lines and setback areas.
      4. Any encroachments into setbacks, easement areas, or over property lines (if applicable).
    10. Existing streets abutting the property.
    11. Internal circulation system, name, and location of existing and proposed roadways and roadway easements (private and public).
    12. Location of existing and proposed driveways, vehicular parking, and bicycle parking.
    13. Location and width of existing and proposed on-site pedestrian circulation.
  11. Disclaimer*

    Notwithstanding any representations by City staff at a pre-application conference, the staff is not authorized to waive any requirements of this code, and any omission or failure by staff to recite to an applicant all relevant applicable land use requirements shall not constitute a waiver by the City of any standard or requirement. A property owner may apply for any permit they wish for their property. However, there are no guarantees that any application will be approved. No decisions are made until all reports and testimony have been submitted. This form will be kept by the Community Development Department. A copy will be given to the applicant. If the applicant does not submit an application within six months from the Pre-application Conference meeting date, a new Pre-Application Conference will be required. The Planning staff will assign a file number to this project. Payment is required in order to schedule the pre-application conference. For help, please contact 503-722-3789.

  12. Give us at least three weeks from the time of your request to prepare for the conference. 

    All meetings are scheduled on Tuesdays or Wednesdays at 10 am.

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