SITE PLAN REQUIREMENTS FOR BUILDING PERMITS
THE CDS DEPARTMENT REQUIRES A DETAILED SITE PLAN
If you have questions regarding any of the requirements, please contact us. An incomplete site plan for a building permit may result in a delay in the processing of your permit. Your site plan must be on NO LARGER than 11 x 17" paper.
For first structures on a parcel, it is very important that you show the exact driveway location.
EXAMPLE SITE PLAN and TEMPLATE (For new Residential Structures)
EXAMPLE SITE PLAN and TEMPLATE (For Out Buildings)
BLANK TEMPLATE ONLY
DOES THE SITE PLAN SHOW
The name of the preparer of site plan?
The property owner as listed on the deed (if different than the preparer of the site plan)?
The address of the property?
The present zoning on the property?
The dimension of the property (i.e. length of the lot lines)?
A north arrow? (Must point north relative to property)
A graphical scale? (Some site plans do not require a scale; if no scale is presented site plan must state Drawing Not to Scale”)
Date of submittal?
The signature of the applicant or designated agent?
The location of all existing and proposed structures and major features?
The existing structures or major features are labeled “existing” and the proposed structures or major features are labeled “proposed”?
The dimensions of all structures and major features?
The setbacks from property lines for all structures? (Setbacks are measured from the farthest projection of exterior wall.)
The distance between all structures? (Distance between structures is measured from the farthest projection of exterior wall.)
The width, length and surface type of all existing and proposed driveways?
Include the locations and dimensions of all proposed and existing roads, driveways, parking areas, decks, walkways and other impervious areas?
Identify and label all roadways that border the property?
The existing driveways are labeled: “existing” and proposed driveways are labeled “proposed”?
Any areas that are platted as “NO BUILD”?
Does it show streams, culverts and drainage ways and other distinguishing land features including slopes of 20% and greater.
All easements, bridle paths, open space?
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