PLANNER AUTHORIZATION TO SUBMIT APPLICATION by feltonhuggins

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									                                                                                                 LAND USE REVIEW DIVISION
                                                                                                   PLANNING & COMMUNITY
                                                                                                DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT




                     APPLICATION FORM FOR CHANGE OF ZONE CLASSIFICATION (ZC)


Applicant: _________________________________________ Telephone ______________________ Fax ________________
Address: ___________________________________________ Zip Code _________________ E-mail ___________________
Owner: ____________________________________________ Telephone ___________________________________________
Address: ___________________________________________ Zip Code ____________________________________________
Premises Involved:
Address: _________________________________________________________________________________________________
Existing Zone ________________________          Acreage _______________________ Proposed Zone: _____________________
Direction from nearest street intersection _______________________________________________________________________
Tax Schedule No(s) __ __ __ __ __ - __ __ - __ __ __               , __ __ __ __ __ - __ __ - __ __ __,
                       __ __ __ __ __ - __ __ - __ __ __ , __ __ __ __ __ - __ __ - __ __ __,
(This can be obtained from the El Paso County Tax Assessor located at 27 E. Vermijo Avenue on the 2nd Floor; phone: 520-6600
or at their web site http://www.land.elpasoco.com)
Is this parcel in an approved Master Plan? Yes ____________ No _____________
Name of Master Plan _______________________________________________________________________________________
Most recently approved Land Use Designation? __________________________________________________________________

PLANNER AUTHORIZATION TO SUBMIT APPLICATION:
                                                                        Express           Standard            No Public Notice
Buffer Notification Requirement: 500’____ 1,000’ ____          Modified Distribution        No Distribution
                         Notify Mineral Right Owners at attached address(es)              No owner identified, or no address
Application Submittal Checklist:
Project Statements (10) _______ Owner Authorization _______                   11 x 17 Black Line (if applicable) _______
Legal Description _______         Traffic Study (4, if applicable) _______    Drainage Report (4 if applicable) _______
Mineral Right Documentation Received: _______
Application Accepted for Submittal: _________
Fee Receipt #: ____________________________                   ________________________________________________
                                                              Reviewing Planner        Date Application Accepted

OWNER/APPLICANT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The signature(s) hereby certify that the statements made by myself and constituting part of this application are true and correct. I(we)
am(are) fully aware that any misrepresentation of any information on this application may be grounds for denial of this application. I
agree that if this request is approved, it is issued on the representations made in this submittal, and any approval or subsequently
issued building permit(s) or other type of permit(s) may be revoked without notice if there is a breach of representations or conditions
of approval. The applicant/owner by their signature understands and agrees that they are responsible for the completion of all required
on-site and off-site improvements as shown on the sketch plan (including landscaping, paving, lighting, etc.) prior to receiving a
Certificate of Occupancy.

 ____________________________________________________                  _________________________________________________
Signature of Owner                             Date                    Signature of Applicant                        Date




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 OWNER AUTHORIZATION FOR SUBMITTAL & CORRESPONDENCE
 *Not required if property owner is also the applicant

 I hereby authorize _______________________________________________________________ to file this application to the
 City of Colorado Springs Planning Department for processing.

 If the following box is not checked, all City Planning correspondence will go to the applicant:
      I wish to receive copies of all City Planning correspondence regarding the processing of this application.

 ____________________________________________                  _______________________
 Signature of Owner                                            Date


PROJECT TRACKING
City Planning maintains an internet-based project tracking system (LUIStrack) that reflects all significant processing benchmarks
associated with each development application. Go to http://www.springsgov.com/luispublic/luispublic.asp to search for your
application in LUIStrack project tracking.

PRE-APPLICATION CONFERENCE:
A pre-application conference with the planning staff is mandatory for these applications. To be scheduled for a pre-application
conference, please call the Senior Planner for the geographic area in which the project is located. During the pre-application
conference, the planner assigned to review the application will:
    • Identify the planning issues which must be addressed within the project design (Note: Additional issues may arise as the
        application is formally reviewed)
    • Decide whether the applicant will be required to set up a meeting with the neighborhood prior to application submittal
    • Decide whether the applicant will be required to present the development proposal to the LDTC (Land Development
        Technical Committee) prior to application submittal
    • Determine the public notice (i.e., posting and surrounding property owner notification).
PUBLIC NOTICE:
Public notice requirements may be imposed in conjunction with the administrative review of these applications. The public notice
requirements are as follows:
PRE-APPLICATION:
• A public notice poster may be provided to the applicant at the time of the pre-application meeting. If a pre-application poster is
   required, the site must be posted a minimum of ten (10) consecutive days prior to the submittal of the development application. If
   the property is posted, the applicant is required to submit an affidavit to the reviewing planner which affirms that the proposed
   site was appropriately posted;
• A neighborhood meeting may be required at the reviewing planner’s discretion;
• If a neighborhood meeting is necessary, City Planning will coordinate with the applicant on the public notice and required postage
   amount. The postage must be paid prior to the City’s mailing of the pre-application meeting notices.
INTERNAL REVIEW:
• A public notice poster may be provided to the applicant within five (5) days of submission of the formal submittal. If an internal
   review poster is required, the site must be posted a minimum of ten (10) consecutive days. If the property is posted, the applicant
   is required to submit an affidavit to the reviewing planner which affirms that the proposed site was appropriately posted;
• A neighborhood meeting may be required at the reviewing planner’s discretion;
• Written notification to the adjoining property owners within 500 or 1,000 feet (at planner’s discretion) of the proposed site may be
   required. City Planning will coordinate with the applicant on the required postage amount with the postage amount required to be
   paid when the public notice poster is picked up by the applicant.

PUBLIC HEARING:
• A public notice poster will be provided to the applicant at the time that the item has been placed on the preliminary agenda for the
   public hearing but not less than a minimum of ten (10) days prior to the public hearing date. The proposed project site must be
   posted, by the applicant, a minimum of ten (10) consecutive days prior to the public hearing date. The applicant is required to
   submit an affidavit to the reviewing planner which affirms that the proposed site was appropriately posted;
   • Written notification to the adjoining property owners within 500 or 1,000 feet (at planner’s discretion) of the property site
       will be required. City Planning will coordinate with the applicant on the required postage amount with the postage amount
       required to be paid when the public notice poster is picked up by the applicant.




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GENERAL POSTING INFORMATION:
The City Planning Office may provide a pre-application and internal review posters. The City Planning Office will provide a public
hearing poster. All posters should be posted in a very visible location on the site that can be viewed by passing motorists and/or
pedestrians without trespassing. The applicant must check the site occasionally to confirm that the property continues to be posted
throughout the posting period. If the poster is no longer in good shape or has disappeared from the site, please contact the City
Planning Office at 385-5905 for a replacement poster.

FEES:
An application review fee will be required to accompany this application (checks payable to City of Colorado Springs).
The fee schedule is as follows:

                                                                                           Land Use Review Fee:
                             Zone Change                                                  $1,435 plus $11 per acre

  All major applications are subject to a $25.00 Information/Technology fee.
  One $25.00 fee shall be collected for applications submitted concurrently.                City Engineering Fee:
                                                                                                  $411.95
  Note: A 10% reduction in the Land Use Review Fee is available for all
  applications submitted for concurrent review, provided they are submitted
  for the same site and at the same time.
                                                                                            Traffic Engineering Fee:
                                                                                         $272.12 plus $2.05 per acre



If you are indigent, your application fees may be waived. Please ask the planning staff for an Indigent Fee Waiver form if you wish to
apply for this fee waiver.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS:
This application should be submitted to the City of Colorado Springs-Planning Office at 30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 301. Any
application that does not include the reviewing planner’s signature will be considered incomplete and not accepted for review. An
application must be completed in full and accompanied by the following information:
 APPLICANT                                                                                                                  PLANNER
  ________      1.   If the proposed zone change application is for one of the following zone districts, you are required
                     to submit a separate concept plan application and/or concept statement and associated fee:
                     • R-4 (Concept Statement or Concept Plan)                                                               __________
                     • R-5 (Concept Statement or Concept Plan)                                                               __________
                     • OC (Concept Statement and Concept Plan)                                                               __________
                     • PBC (Concept Statement and Concept Plan)                                                              __________
                     • C-5 (Concept Statement or Concept Plan)                                                               __________
                     • C-6 (Concept Statement or Concept Plan)                                                               __________
                     • PIP-1 (Concept Statement and Concept Plan)                                                            __________
                     • PIP-2 (Concept Statement and Concept Plan)                                                            __________
                     • M-1 (Concept Statement or Concept Plan)                                                               __________
                     • M-2 (Concept Statement or Concept Plan)                                                               __________
                     • PCR (Concept Plan)                                                                                    __________
                     • HR Overlay (Concept Plan)                                                                             __________
                     Concept Statement:
                     The concept statement must describe the intent, general uses, access, range of square footage,
                     free-standing buildings or one or more larger buildings and how the property will relate to the
                     surrounding properties.
                     If a concept plan is required to be submitted in conjunction with the zone change application,
                     the applicant must submit a separate Concept Plan Application and associated fee. The applicant
                     has the alternative to bypass the concept plan and alternatively submit a development plan.




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SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS, continued
 APPLICANT                                                                                                                 PLANNER


  ________     2.   If the proposed zone change application is for one of the following zone districts, you are required
                    to submit a separate development plan application and associated fee:
                    • OR                                                                                                    __________
                    • PF                                                                                                    __________
                    • DFOZ Overlay                                                                                          __________
  ________     3.   Ten (10) copies of a PROJECT STATEMENT identifying the following:
                    • A clear DESCRIPTION of the proposed zone change.                                                      __________
                    • A JUSTIFICATION based on the review criteria why the proposed zone change should                      __________
                       be approved.
                    • An ISSUE LIST stating how each of the pre-application issues, as communicated to the                  __________
                       applicant/owner by the reviewing planner has been addressed.
  ________     4.   Provide one (1) copy of a BLACK LINE of the sketch plan reduced to 11” x 17”.                           __________
                    (if applicable)
  ________     5.   Submit a LEGAL DESCRIPTION and DRAWING of the proposed project.                                         __________
                    Subdivision names must be as shown on the recorded plat and include the Book and Page
                    or Reception Number. Any exceptions must be completely written out in metes and bounds.
                     Easements not on the parcel should not be included.

  ________     6.   Four (4) copies of a DRAINAGE REPORT prepared by a qualified engineer may be required as                __________
                    follows:
                    ♦ A Drainage Report is not automatically required, but may be requested by the City
                    Engineering Review Team. If a waiver has been approved, the applicant must provide
                    written documentation of the waiver.
  ________     7.   Four (4) copies of a TRAFFIC STUDY prepared by a qualified engineer may be required as follows: __________
                    ♦ A Traffic Study is not automatically required, but may be requested by the Traffic
                    Engineer. If a waiver has been approved, the applicant must provide written documentation
                    of the waiver.
  ________     8.   A copy of the PRE-APPLICATION FORM, or the Pre-Application review letter from the                       __________
                    assigned City Planner, as evidence of completion of the pre-application conferences.
 _________     9.   Provide AUTHORIZATION from the property owner, which authorizes the submittal of the                    ________
                    application (if submitted by someone other than the owner), and which indicates who is to receive
                    all correspondence regarding the processing of this application (complete Owner Authorization For
                    Submittal & Correspondence section above).
_________     10. Provide Mineral Estate Owner Notification Certification Affidavit.                                      _________
                  The affidavit requires the applicant to identify the mineral estate owner(s) and certifies that the
                  applicant will notify the owner not less than thirty (30) days prior to the initial public hearing.
                  Failure to notify will cause the project’s hearing to be postponed. The date of public hearing shall be
                  coordinated with and determined by the reviewing planner.” (See attached Mineral Estate Owner
                  Notification Certification Affidavit.)

              11. City Planning, City Planning Commission and/or the City Council may require other ADDITIONAL
                    INFORMATION for this application as needed.
              12. CONCURRENT REVIEW of a concept, development, minor development, PUD concept or PUD
                   development plan and final plat is allowed ONLY if all items are submitted together.




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FORMAL REVIEW TIME PERIOD:
The internal review procedure will take a minimum of eight to twelve (8-12) weeks to complete. The first review letter from the
applicable planning staff member will be sent to the applicant within approximately six (6) weeks from the time of formal submittal.
The amount of time for the administrative review procedure is dependent upon the timeliness of the return of revised plans from the
applicant to the reviewing planner. Once the internal review procedure has been completed, the application will be scheduled for the
next available City Planning Commission hearing. The amount of time to schedule an item for Planning Commission will take
approximately four to eight (4 -8) weeks depending on the date the internal review procedure is completed. After the Planning
Commission review, zone changes require two (2) readings before City Council. This will take an additional four (4) weeks
depending on the next available City Council meeting date.

FINAL DISPOSITION:

APPROVAL:
After completion of the internal, Planning Commission and City Council reviews, the reviewing planner will return three (3) copies of
the approved zone change to the applicant/owner. Approval of this request may be subject to fulfillment of certain conditions such as
public improvements, easements, easement vacation, additional fees, etc. The applicant/owner will have ninety (90) days from the
date of request to satisfy these requirements. If the applicant/owner fails to satisfy the requirements in this time period, the application
will be considered withdrawn.
DENIAL:
If this application is denied by Planning Commission and/or City Council, the planning staff member will provide written notification
to the applicant/owner that will clearly specify all of the reasons for denial.

APPEALS:
The decision of the Planning Commission to approve or deny an application for a change of zone classification may be appealed to
City Council within ten days from the date of the public hearing decision. The appeal must be in writing and specify briefly the
grounds for the appeal. If a perfected appeal is filed within this ten-day period, the decision to approve or deny will be suspended
until the appeal process in finalized.




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                                             CITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS
                       MINERAL ESTATE OWNER NOTIFICATION CERTIFICATION AFFIDAVIT
APPLICANT:
PROJECT:
CITY PLANNING FILE NUMBER(S):
The Applicant certifies that he has complied with the applicable provisions of the City of Colorado Springs Mineral Estate
Owner Notification process. The Applicant certifies that the records, including filed requests for surface development
notification forms, of the El Paso County Tax Assessor and the Clerk and Recorder were examined. The Applicant further
certifies the following:
   Yes, a separate mineral estate owner(s) was identified and the Applicant certifies that 1.) the mineral estate owner(s)
was notified by certified mail, return receipt requested, or by a nationally recognized overnight courier of the initial City
Planning Commission public hearing not less than thirty (30) days prior to the hearing; 2.) he has attached a listing of the
Mineral Estate Owner(s) with mailing addresses, and 3.) has attached a copy of the notice that was mailed. Said notice
contained the time and place of the public hearing, the nature and subject of the hearing, legal description of the property
and the name of the applicant.
   Yes a separate mineral estate owner(s) was identified, but the Applicant certifies that 1.) no mailing addresses of
record(s) are known; 2.) he has attached a listing of the Mineral Estate Owner(s); and 3.) no further action was taken.
   No separate mineral estate owner(s) were identified and no further action was taken.
Pursuant to 24-65.5-103(4), C.R.S., I certify that above is true and accurate and that I have acted in good faith to comply
with the applicable provisions of the City of Colorado Springs Mineral Estate Owner Notification process.
Dated this       day of      , 20      .
____________________________
Signature


Notary Certificate:

STATE OF COLORADO)
                   ) sis
COUNTY OF EL PASO)


The foregoing certification was acknowledged before me this ___ day of _________., 20__, by ____________________.
Witness my hand and official seal.
My commission Expires: _______________
________________________________
Notary Public




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Official City Planning Distribution                  Check here if Modified Distribution ___ If modified, please indicate below.
Individual                                           Division                                      Receives

Standard Distribution:
___ Neighborhood Representative
___ Subdivision Engineering Review Team              City Engineering/Dave                         GH,DR *2 SETS IF TR included

One of the following School Districts:
___ None
___ Mark Wilsey                                      School District #2
___ Don Shiverdecker                                 School District #3
___ Terry Johns                                      School District #11                           11 x 17 Plan (if available)
___ Dr. Walt Cooper                                  School District #12
___ Superintendent                                   School District #20
___ Terry Ebert                                      School District #22
___ Henry Reitwiesner                                School District #49

Choose Military Installations (if w/in 2 Mile Buffer):
___ None
___ Ft. Carson
___ Norad
___ USAFA
___ Peterson

Optional Distribution (Depending on Location of Site):
___ None
___ Neil Ralston                                 Airport (Overlay)
___ Valerie Sword                                CDOT (Adjacent to CDOT ROW)                       TR,DR
___ Jeff Edwards                                 Wescott Fire District (Adjacent ONLY)
___Terry Schooler                                Woodmen Road Metro District
___ Trent Harwig                                 Falcon Fire Protection District
___ Kerry Smith                                  Black Forest Fire Protection District
___ Noel Perran                                  Broadmoor Fire Protection District
___ Jim Rees                                     CSURA
___ Jon White                                    Colorado Geologic Survey                          GH,DR
___ Lonna Thelen                                 Streamside Area Overlay
___ Tim Scanlon                                  Historic Preservation Area Overlay



Application Comments due by: ____________________________________________


Key: GH Geo-Hazard Report DR Drainage Report TR Traffic Report WFMR Wastewater Facilities Master Report PS Project Statement




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