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Typical Timelines

Development Review

Review Process

Administrative Review

Public Hearing Cases

Completeness Check & 1st staff review

4 weeks

4 weeks

Customer review and amended submission

Varies

3 weeks

2nd staff review

4 weeks

4 weeks

Customer review and amended submission

Varies

3 weeks

3rd staff review

2 weeks

2 weeks

Planning Commission Meeting

N/A

4 weeks

City Council

N/A

6 weeks

Total number of weeks

Varies*

26

*Depends on the amount of time that applicant requires for resubmission.

Public Improvement Plan Review

Review Process

1- 59 sheets

60+ sheets

Completeness Check

1 week

2 weeks

1st staff review

2 weeks

3 weeks

Collate and Review Staff Report

1 week

1 week

Customer review and revisions

4 weeks

6 weeks

2nd staff review

3 weeks

5 weeks

Customer review and revisions

3 weeks

5 weeks

Final staff review and approval

1 week

2 weeks

Total number of business days

56

77

Total number of weeks

11.2

15.4

Note: Please contact Engineering Services for estimated timeline if your plan set is 80+ sheets.

Building Plan Review

     

Commercial & Multi-Family

Review Process

Tenant Finish

Single Family

1 - 100 Sheets

100+
Sheets

Staff review for code compliance

4 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

6 weeks

Customer review and code corrections

2 weeks

2 weeks

2 weeks

4 weeks

Staff review for code compliance

2 weeks

2 weeks

2 weeks

4 weeks

Total number of business days

40

40

40

70

Total number of weeks

8

8

8

14

Notes: Most residential projects under $30K can be reviewed immediately at the building counter on the second floor at City Hall;  Building permits cannot be issued until all Development Review processes are complete.        

Site and Stormwater Review

Review Process

1-5 sheets

1-10 sheets

11+ sheets

1st staff review

3 weeks

3 weeks

4 weeks

Customer review and revisions

3 weeks

3 weeks

4 weeks

2nd staff review

3 weeks

3 weeks

4 weeks

Customer review and revisions

3 weeks

3 weeks

4 weeks

Final staff review and approval

2 weeks

2 weeks

3 weeks

Total number of business days

56

56

77

Total number of weeks

11.2

11.2

15.4