Maintain the character and integrity of neighborhoods and ensure compatible development patterns
Promote excellence of design
Encourage the most appropriate development and use of land
Prevent traffic hazards
Ensure the availability and efficient provision of public services
Avoid adverse impacts on the natural environment
A site plan shall be required and shall be submitted to the city for each of the following:
All new development in every zoning district except for single-family and two-family dwellings.
The conversion of any single-family or two-family dwelling to any other use or to a higher intensity residential use.
Additions or modifications to buildings or sites, except single-family and two-family dwellings, if said addition or modification results in a 5,000 square foot or greater increase in impervious surface area of the site. An agreement in lieu of plan may be approved by the City Engineer for sites resulting in a 5,000-9,999 square foot increase.
The conversion of any property from fee simple ownership to a condominium form of ownership.
The conversion of any building or property to a different use category, e.g., commercial to industrial.
Additions or modifications that may increase the requirements of any development standard including but not limited to parking, landscaping, and stormwater management.