Site Plans

 A basic site plan should provide the following information:

  • The property lines and the size (length & width) of the lot.
  • The location and size of the building.
  • The address and name of the project or business.
  • The scale at which your site plan is drawn (ex. 1 in. = 20 ft.).
  • An arrow which shows which way is north.
  • Labels identifying the use of each portion of the premises.

The Board, during their review, will use your site plan to determine the impact of the proposed use on the surrounding neighborhood. In order to provide the Board members with adequate information upon which to make a decision, please identify the following elements on your site plan: 

  • Customer and employee parking: Show the location, size and number of any on-site parking on the premises. Include the layout of all parking stalls and specify which spaces are for use by employees and which are for use by customers.
  • Landscaping: Show the location of all landscaping areas, planting beds and/or boxes. Please show the location of any fences on site.
  • Signs: Identify the location of all existing and proposed signs on the premises. Please indicate whether any signage will be removed.
  • Loading and unloading areas: Location and size (length, width) of any loading zones or proposed loading areas on the premises.
  • Driveways and curb cuts: Location and size (width) of any existing or proposed driveways.

Certain uses require additional information:

Day Care Centers
  • Identify the where the children will be dropped off and picked up.
  • Identfy the main entrance to the facility.
  • Include the location and size of the outdoor, fenced play area in your site plan.
Drive-Through Facilities
  • Identify the location of all drive-through windows, menu boards, signs, and other related equipment.
  • Include aisles with stacking capacity
  • Identify any outdoor lighting.

Motor Vehicle Uses (Sales, Repair, Rental, etc.)
  • Identify all parking areas, iincluding the number of spaces available for customer and employee parking.
  • Provide the location and number of vehicles displayed for sales. 
  • Identify any vehicle unloading areas, stacking lanes and storage areas.
Churches and Assembly Halls
  • Identify the location of off-street parking available.
  • If you are proposing to use an off-site parking area, please provide the location and number of parking stalls available.
Recycling and Salvage Facilities
  • Include the location and sizeof crushing equipment, stockpiling areas, sorting areas, etc.