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Site Plan & Subdivision Review 

~ Sketch Plan submittal for review
     - Plan Submittal - upload sketch plan and access marked up e-plans
     - Plan Review/Plan Tracking - status of plan review

~ Technical Review Committee (TRC) site plan and preliminary subdivision submittal and review
     - About electronic plan review
     - Plan Submittal - upload new projects and plan resubmittals and access marked up e-plans
     - Plan Review/Plan Tracking - status of plan review
     - TRC Standard Cover Sheet - complete and upload as part of single-PDF submittal for TRC 
     - TRC Design Review Combined Checklist - use to check that your plan is complete, no need to submit
     - Fee Schedule (also on Cover Sheet) - typically updated annually on July 1  

~ Administrative (building inspection) site plan and commercial building plan submittal and review
     - Submitting for non-residential site or building - building inspections and TRC
     - Tracking your plan review - click here to learn more about the system
     - Commercial Building Permit Plan submittal requirements - click here for other related requirements
     - Change of Use from residential - click here for other related requirements
     - Commercial Plan Review system - click here for system directions
     - Commercial Plan Review process - click here for expedited and preliminary/courtesy processes
     - Appendix B Building Code Summary for all commercial projects 

~ Final and Exempt Plat submittal and review
     - Plan submittal - upload new projects and plan resubmittals and access marked up e-plans
     - Plan Review/Plan Tracking - status of plan review
     - Final/Exempt Plat Cover Sheet - complete and upload as part of single-PDF submittal for plat review
     - Final Plat Checklist  



Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control 

~ Plan Submittal Packet - includes Grading Permit Application

~ Hold on Deposit 

~ Letter of Credit 

~ Sedimentation Control Bond

 

Utility, Stormwater Applications/Fees/Information

Utility-Related

~ Water and sewer-related fees - click here for info about new connections to water and sewer and here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements
     - Meter Fee Schedule 
     - Capacity Use Fee Schedule
     - Applying Capacity Use Fee
     - Utility Services Request Form for Meter and Capacity Use Fees
     - Hydrant meters and miscellaneous charges 

~ Water and Sewer Permitting Fees

~ Water and Sewer Line Locates

~ Grease interceptor requirements - for new and existing buildings

~ Checklist for Water Sewer Application - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Water Extension Permit Application - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Fireflow and Pump Tracking Request Application - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Flow Tracking and Acceptance Request for Sewer Extension Permit Application - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Gravity Sewer Application - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

Stormwater-Related

Water Quality Certification (401) - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

Permit for Impacts to Wetlands or Waters (404) - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Floodplain Development Permit Application - click here for flood information and here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Elevation Certificate - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements and here for information about flood zone determination

~ Flood Damage Prevention - click here for more information about flooding

~ Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) panel dates

 

Infrastructure, Construction Plan Review

~ Engineering Plan Review - construction drawing review for water, sewer, and roadways

~ Utility Pavement Cut Policy

~ Right-of-Way Encroachment Permit General Guidelines

Public Improvements Bonding Procedures

~ Infrastructure Information Security Policy

~ Water and Sewer Line Construction Standard Specifications - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Standards for Water, Sewer, and Sewage Lift Station Design - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Standard Roadway and Utility Drawings

~ Meter Installation Drawings

~ Backflow Installation Drawings - click here for backflow prevention information

~ Developer's Operational Agreement - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Home/Property Owner's Operational Agreement - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Stormwater Best Management Practices

~ If Proposed work requires an easement release (Planning Board action)
     - Application and Fee 
     - Process Flowchart
     - Planning Board meeting calendar and agendas 

~ If required work relies on a modification of LDO standards
     - Type 1 General
     - Type 1 Build-to Line
     - Type 2
     - Type 3   

~ If proposed site or building work is within in a local historic district
     - Historic District Program
     - FAQs 
     - Certificate of Appropriateness Application - click here for application instructions

~ If proposed work is within a Special Overlay District
     - Districts, plans, and manuals

~ If proposed work requires Board of Adjustment (BOA) consideration
     - Fee Schedule, BOA meeting calendar, Process Flowchart 
     - Applications for variance, interpretationappeal and special exception    
     - BOA Rules and Regulations Manual

~ If proposed work requires a change in the zoning of the site or other Zoning Commission review
     - Fee Schedule, Zoning Commission meeting calendar, Process Flowchart
     - Application for Special Use Permit Application (heard by Zoning Commission), Rezoning (heard by
       Zoning Commission and possibly City Council), and Comprehensive Plan Amendment   
     - When a Comprehensive Plan Amendment is needed 

 

Other Applications & Registration Forms  

~ Sign Permit Application

~ Annexation petitions - contiguous to current city limits and satellite

~ Street Closing Petition

~ Street Name Change Petition  

~ Urban farm/community garden registration 

 

Learn More 

~ Annexation 

~ Connections 2025 Comprehensive Plan 

~ Growth Strategy Map  

~ Generalized Future Land Use Map  

~ City demographic and statistical trends 

~ Street addressing

~ Transportation projects underway near your property

~ Procedure flow charts for applications coordinated by Planning Department

 

Resources

~ Land Development Ordinance (LDO) - searchable, interactive

~ Maps - zoning map, traffic counts, road projects and street classifications

~ Infrastructure and planning mapping information

~ Road/transportation projects - status, schedules, drawings and studies

~ City Municipal Code

~ NC Building Codes

~ Guilford County Register of Deeds

~ Guilford County GIS

~ City Driveway Manual - click here for overall transportation-related design review info

~ Commercial Driveway Permit Applications - for driveway access to City streets and for driveway access to state roads/highways 

~ Sidewalk Manual - click here for overall transportation-related design review info

~ Street Design Standards Manual - click here for overall transportation-related design review info

~ Traffic impact studies - click here for Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Trip Generation Thresholds

~ Rules and Regulations Manual for water and wastewater system

~ Stormwater Management Manual

~ Storm Drainage Design Manual - click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements

~ Construction Drawings Technical Manual - site-related infrastructure improvements such as fire lines, water services, roadway improvements, storm sewer systems, and sanitary sewer mains

~ Landscaping and Tree Conservation Manual

~ Street Naming and Addressing Manual

~ Stormwater Program

~ Watersheds Map - area covered by Municipal Watershed Ordinance (click here for related water/wastewater/stormwater requirements)

~ Water and sewer service policy information (outside city limits)

~ New connections to water and/or sewer

~ Tools for Developers and Contractors related to water and wastewater services, and stormwater requirements

~ Landscaping  and tree conservation FAQs 

~ City User Fee Schedule

 

Last updated: 5/12/2017 1:31:45 PM