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  1. Application fees.

  2. Appropriate Application forms that must be signed by the property owner and project applicant:

    Development Project Application
    Zoning Permit Application

  3. Nine (9) sets of plans, of black or blue line on white stock, at full size of a scale not less than 1/4" = 1'-0" for single-family residential; 1/8" = 1'-0" for all multiple-family residential, commercial and industrial.

  4. Plans MUST have the following information:

    Each sheet in the proposal shall be clearly identified with the name and address of the applicant, and dated.

    Plan views shall include a north arrow, and all plans shall indicate the scale to which drawn.

  5. Required Maps/Plans:

    A VICINITY MAP showing the relationship of the project to the uses, structures, parking, etc. of neighborhood.

    A SITE PLAN indicating the following:

    (a) Parcel dimensions
    (b) All existing and proposed buildings and structures: location, size, and proposed uses, including the location and use of the nearest structures on adjacent property.
    (c) Existing and proposed topographic contours of subject site.
    (d) Yards and open spaces between buildings.
    (e) Location of walls and fences.
    (f) Access and Off-street parking: location, number of spaces and dimensions of parking areas, internal circulation pattern and points of ingress and egress for pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
    (g) Loading: location, dimensions, number of spaces, and internal circulation.
    (h) Lighting: location and general nature, hooding devices.
    (i) Location, size, nature and use of all machinery, equipment, or materials to be erected, maintained or stored on the property exterior to any building.
    (j) The location, area and dimensions of public or private easements. Dedications and improvements required by the City shall be clearly indicated in terms of locations, area and dimensions.
    (k) Existing and proposed streets, ways, sewers, storm drains, fire hydrants, gas, water, power and telephone and other public utilities for the development

    A CURRENT TOPOGRAPHIC AND RECORD OF SURVEY prepared by a California licensed Civil Engineer or Land Surveyor showing parcel lines, location of all structures on site, distance of structures from parcel line at their closest point, existing easements and site topographic contours.

    FLOOR PLANS of all floor levels clearly indicating access, circulation, labeling of proposed uses.

    DEMOLITION PLANS clearly indicating those areas of the following that are to be removed entirely, to be removed and replaced, and that are to remain untouched: (a) Floors, ceilings and/or roofs (b) Interior and exterior walls

    ELEVATIONS of all four sides indicating their forms and general treatment; architectural drawings or sketches including building floor plans.

    SECTIONAL DRAWINGS through the site showing major natural features and neighboring structures in relation to the proposed development, indicating the heights of the buildings, structures, fill, etc., from the original grade, extent of any excavation, hillside cut, screening, existing and proposed grades, relations of site buildings, parking and landscaping to finish grade, and effects on views of development from neighboring properties.

    GRADING PLAN showing existing and proposed grades, and the extent of cut and fill, the slope angle of all banks, and the proposed drainage system. Contour lines of existing grades shall have the following maximum intervals:

    (a) Ten foot contour interval for ground slope over fifteen percent (15%);
    (b) Five foot contour interval for ground slope below fifteen percent (15%).

    All grades and elevations shall be based upon lower low water datum for any property below an elevation of fifteen (15') feet above lower low water.

    LANDSCAPE PLANS showing the treatment of all unpaved areas not occupied by structures; size, height and location of significant existing and all proposed plants; scientific and common names of plants; street trees; method, type and extent of irrigation system; and location of all existing trees and tree clusters with identification of major trees by common name and spread.

    ILLUSTRATIVE PLAN of possible or projected development of any contiguous land in the same ownership may be required to understand the relationship of the plan to possible future development.

  6. Required Reports & Documents

    A legal description of the parcel and a statement of the area contained therein.

    A title report verifying the description and vestees (not to be required if use is to be conducted in existing structure and no structural changes are proposed).

    Photographs and other graphic material necessary or useful to understand the characteristics and impacts of the project.

    A Geological reconnaissance or soils report prepared by a California registered Civil Engineer or a Engineering Geologist, which shall include a detailed subsurface investigation of the proposed development site.

    General Development Schedule. Schedule will approximate date of commencement of construction, anticipated rate of development and completion date.

    here Performance Standards Review is required, a plan of the proposed construction or development including a description of the proposed machinery processes and products, and specifications for the mechanisms and techniques to be used in restricting the emission of dangerous and objectionable elements as defined in Section 10.108.

    For additional submittal information, please refer to Section 10.912.4 or Section 10.935.4 of Sausalito Municipal Code Title 10 (Zoning)
Last updated: 10/29/2008 9:04:33 AM