A preliminary review is a flat, fee-based service tailored to your specific project. A preliminary review helps you obtain general information on the regulations that apply to your project, find out which permits you must obtain, the review process that applies to your development, and it helps you obtain interpretations on how the City will apply code provisions to specific situations. Staff responses to your specific questions will be documented and provided to you at the completion of the review.
Your project will be assigned to a reviewer who will prepare a written response to your questions approximately five (5) working days after the submittal date. Single Preliminary Review for historical determinations will take approximately 10 working days after the submittal date.
The Preliminary Review fee does not include meetings with DSD staff. You may request a preliminary review meeting with the reviewer(s) to discuss the results of the preliminary review. An additional fee is required for this meeting, based upon an hourly rate for each staff person requested to attend the meeting.
Check DSD’s Zoning & Parcel Information page to learn more about the zoning and other land-use regulations that may apply to your property.
Your project may require a historic review to determine conformance with the historic resources regulations if your project is located: