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Site Plan Review &
Site plan review
is a process whereby documents and drawings specified in the zoning ordinance
are reviewed to ensure that a development proposal complies with local, state,
and federal regulations. The site plan is a plan, drawn to scale, showing the
layout of proposed uses and structures. Unlike a plat – which only depicts the
subdivision of a parcel into smaller lots along with necessary roads and
easements – the site plan includes lot lines, streets, building sites, existing
structures, open spaces, landscaping, utilities, and other required information.
Site plan review
for specified development and uses in the Midland Zoning Ordinance is performed
by the Planning Commission and City Council. Site plans are reviewed to assure:
with applicable zoning standards
facilities are adequate to serve the site
The layout is
compatible with the topography and natural features of the site
and screening are appropriate
and their locations are compatible with the area
required to complete a site plan review request varies between 30 to 60 days.
The applicant should consult the Planning Department for advice regarding the
site plan, design standards, and review procedures.
Submits site plan review application along with five (5) sets of the site plan
drawings in 24”x36” size, one (1) set of the Site Plan drawings reduced to
11”x17” size, and the $150 filing fee to the City Planning Department. Check
must be made payable to The City of Midland.
Click below to
fill out the Site Plan Review Application online. To fill it out, follow the
instructions at the top of the first page of the application form. Adobe Reader
is required to view this form. For a free copy of Reader software,
Sets a public hearing date for the petition and places a notice of the hearing
in the newspaper at least ten (10) days prior to the date of the hearing.
All property owners within two hundred (200) feet of the site are notified of
the public hearing by first class mail.
Prepares a staff report for the Planning Commission.
Conducts a public hearing.
approval, denial, or modified approval to the City Council within forty-five
(45) days of the public hearing.
Receives the report and recommendation from the Planning Commission.
Does not advertise
for nor conduct a formal public hearing, but does make provision for public
comments regarding the plan.
with modifications, or denies site plan and sets forth its reasons and
conditions in writing.