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Land Use Application Submittal Process - Type 3 Note: This handout shall not be used as a substitute for codes and regulations. The Applicant is responsible for compliance with all codes and regulations, whether or not described in this document. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Page 1 of 1 | Published: 1/29/2018 Planning Division | 1055 South Grady Way, 6th Floor | Renton, WA 98057 | 425-430-7200 Website: rentonwa.gov LAND USE APPLICATION SUBMITTAL PROCESS – TYPE 3 Published: 1/29/2018 Land Use permit processes and procedures can be found in RMC Title 4 Chapter 8. These standards are intended to provide the basic steps in the review process and associated timelines from submittal to final decision. Permit Requirements: A Land Use application is required for all Type 3 permits. See separate submittal requirements pertaining to the specific type of permit applied for in RMC Title 4. TIME FRAMES Most Type 3 permits require public notice of application, with staff making a recommendation to the Hearing Examiner that is presented at an open record hearing. Type 3 permits typically require 12 weeks for processing. LAND USE PERMIT SUBMITTAL PROCEDURES Step 1: Contact Planning Customer Service for assistance with scheduling a pre-application meeting. See separate hand out titled “PRE-APPLICATION” for submittal requirements. A project review team will be assigned upon scheduling of the pre-application meeting and be involved in the project throughout completion. Step 2: Work with the assigned Planning Project Manager to schedule a pre-screening meeting. At this meeting, the applicant and review team will review the submittal materials. Missing items will be identified and/or revisions requested. This process is utilized to ensure that a complete application is submitted at the next step in the process. Step 3: Schedule an in-take meeting with the assigned Planning Project Manager. At this meeting, the City’s Planning Project Manager will review the submittal materials again to ensure that requested revisions or missing items have been updated and/or corrected. If all required submittal items are provided and complete, staff will take in the application for official review. WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER YOUR PROJECT HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE CITY The Planning Project Manager will process an acceptance letter that deems the application complete, typically within a week from submittal. The application will be routed to City staff and other agencies for review and a notice will be provided to the public for a 14-day public comment period. After the review period has concluded, revisions may be required. Once a thorough review has been completed, an environmental (SEPA) determination is issued and subject to a 14-day appeal period to the Hearing Examiner. Upon conclusion of the SEPA appeal period, a public hearing is held before the Hearing Examiner. At the hearing the pubic and the applicant will have an opportunity to speak to the Examiner. After close of the hearing, a decision will be issued within 10 buissness days.