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Procedures

  1. The Planning Commission application must be completed and signed and submitted to the Planning Department along with a check made payable to the City of Cuyahoga Falls. The fee is stipulated on the Planning Commission application.
  2. Twenty (20) FOLDED site plans must be submitted along with the application. (if applicable)
  3. A copy of the site plan requirements may be obtained from our office.
  4. All on-site utilities and site work must conform to City of Cuyahoga Falls standards and be inspected by the City Engineering Department.
  5. The Planning Commission meetings are scheduled for the first and third Tuesday of every month. The applicant will be mailed notification of the meeting date.
  6. At least two weeks is required for staff preparation of the Planning Commission request. Three weeks prior to the meeting day is the deadline for accepting applications.
  7. The Commission meetings are scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and are conducted at the Natatorium Conference Center.
  8. It is important for the applicant and/or his (her) representative to be present at the Planning Commission meeting.
  9. The City will notify the property owners within 200 feet, if applicable, (as in the case of a rezoning request), the Ward Councilman, and the various City Departments of the meeting.
  10. The Charter of the City of Cuyahoga Falls requires that all decisions made by the Planning Commission be submitted to City Council for approval. Once a matter has been approved by the Planning Commission, legislation is prepared for submission to Council. The City Council meets on the second and fourth Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. From the time a matter has received Planning Commission approval, an additional 2 to 4 weeks may be needed to obtain Council approval.

If you have any questions concerning these procedures, please contact Community Development at 971-8135

Last changed 02/29/2012 - 4:34pm by armsey@cityofcf