Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 10 – 15 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 Article 10.2. Review Procedures | CHAPTER 10. ADMINISTRATION Sec. 10.2.2. ​​Comprehensive Plan Amendment Sec. 10.2.2. Comprehensive Plan Amendment A. Applicability 1. The City Council shall consider amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. 2. Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this section. B. Pre-Application Conference Before submitting an application for a Comprehensive Plan amendment, an applicant shall schedule a pre-application conference with the Planning and Development Officer to discuss the procedures, standards and regulations required for approval. This requirement may be waived at the discretion of the Planning and Development Officer. C. Application Requirements 1. An application for a Comprehensive Plan amendment shall be submitted in accordance with the general application requirements of Sec. 10.2.1.B. 2. An application for a Comprehensive Plan amendment will only be accepted in accordance with the City's filing calendar. 3. A Comprehensive Plan Amendment formmust be filled out completely to initiate a change. D. Approval Process 1. Planning and Development Officer Action a. The Planning and Development Officer shall review the application for a Comprehensive Plan amendment in accordance with Planning and Development Officer Review in Sec. 10.2.2.E. and provide a report and recommendation to the Planning Commission no later than Planning Commission's next public meeting. b. The Planning and Development Officer shall also provide a report and recommendation to the City Council when the City Council considers authorizing a public hearing on the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendment. 2. Planning Commission Action a. Within 45 days following submission of a completed application and City approval of all required technical documents, the Planning Commission shall hold a public meeting on the proposed amendment which shall be noticed in accordance with Sec. 10.1.8. and Sec. 10.2.1.C. b. The Planning Commission may refer the proposed amendment to a work session of the Planning Commission or 1 of its committees for additional consideration or the Planning Commission may act upon the application. c. Within 90 days after its receipt of the proposed amendment, the Planning Commission shall make its recommendation to the City Council. Within this time period, the Planning Commission may request extensions of time which may be granted by the City Council. If no recommendation is made within this time period and if no extension is granted, the City Council may take action on the application without further involvement of the Planning Commission. d. The Planning Commission shall make its recommendation to the City Council in writing. The Planning Commission shall recommend that the request be approved, approved as revised, denied or request further study. Planning Commission City Council Planning and Development Officer Public Hearing Public Meeting Review & Decide Review & Recommend Review & Recommend Pre-Application Conference Submit Application Approve Disapprove

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