Site Plan Review
Site plan review and approval is required to ensure the use and development of land, as authorized under the zoning ordinance, is undertaken in a proper manner. This could include furthering public health, safety and welfare and making adequate provisions for assuring the availability of appropriate public and private services and amenities, and for minimizing the adverse effects of such development.
The use of site plan review is also intended to prevent deterioration of the function, character and appearance of the City; provide a favorable environment for residents and businesses; and protect property values within Geneva.
Conditions of approval may be placed on-site plan approvals to ensure any negative impacts associated with the development are mitigated or eliminated. Site plan approval is required for multiple-family and non-residential development under the following intended situations: