Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022
any time before applying for an individual approval, an applicant may submit
preliminary planning documents and may request a pre-application conference to
discuss the project with the Commission staff. The purpose of this submission
or conference is to enable the applicant to plan economically for conformity
with the Master Plan and its policies and standards, and those of this chapter.
No requirements are imposed by this chapter as to plans, documents, or data to
be submitted or presented for discussion at a pre-application conference.
However, this chapter contains a list of materials and data required as part of
any application for review of each specific impact. It is advisable that the
applicant provide the Commission with as much of this information as
practicable for the pre-application conference.
A report on the pre-application
submission or conference shall be prepared by the Commission staff if requested
by the applicant, and shall include:
summary of the strengths and weaknesses of the project as related to the
policies and standards of the Master Plan and this chapter; and
2. A recommendation to the applicant and the
municipal approving agency.
(c) The Commission's recommendation shall,
upon completion, be mailed to the applicant and the municipal approving
(d) Comments, findings,
conclusions, and recommendations of the Commission's staff report are for
guidance only and shall not be binding upon the applicant or the Commission.