Planning and Development - Division of Planning, Zoning and Land Use

Staff Plat Review Committee

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The Staff Plat Review Committee has the power and authority to review and recommend approval of subdivision plans and plats, and site plans that meet requirements of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)

The Staff Plat Review Committee has the following powers, pursuant to the Unified Development Ordinance: 

  • To make final decisions on sketch plans of subdivision 
  • To make recommendations on preliminary plats of subdivision 
  • To make recommendations on final plats of subdivision 
  • To review and make final decisions on site plan review 
  • To review and make final decisions on technical adjustments.

The voting members of the Staff Plat Review Committee consist of the following County staff:

  • Director of the Department of Planning and Development (Chair) 
  • Zoning Enforcement Officer 
  • Director of the Division of Transportation/County Engineer 
  • Director of Environmental Health
  • Chief Stormwater Engineer
  • Building Enforcement Officer

For subdivision applications, additional non-voting ex-officio members of the Staff Plat Review Committee consist of the following: 

  • Applicable township highway commissioner(s) 
  • Applicable fire chief(s) 
  • Applicable school superintendent(s) 
  • A representative of the nearest municipality within a one and one-half (1½) mile boundary of subject property or a representative of the municipality within one and one-half (1½) mile boundary of the subject property that is granted planning authority through an approved intergovernmental boundary agreement. 

The Staff Plat Review Committee normally meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month to consider sketches, plats, drawings and reports. The Department of Planning & Development is responsible for coordinating the process, arranging meeting dates and times, and reporting to the Planning & Development Committee the results of the Staff Plat Review Committee. 

Site Plan Checklist

Fee Schedule

Staff Plat 2018 Meeting Dates (web page agendas & minutes) 

2018 Staff Plat Submission Deadlines

 Submit By  For Meeting Date
 December 6  January 3
 December 21  January 17
 January 10  February 2
 January 24  February 21
 February 7  March 7
 February 21  March 21
 March 7  April 4
 March 21  April 18
 April 6  May 2
 April 18  May 16
 May 9  June 6
 May 23  June 20
 June 20  July 18
 July 5  August 1
 July 18  August 15
 August 8  September 5
 August 22  September 19
 September 5  October 3
 September 19  October 17
 October 10  November 7
 October 24  November 21
 November 7  December 5
 November 11  December 19

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