Purpose: the certificate of occupancy provides for the review of structures and buildings constructed at the end of the permitting process (such as those with a rezoning, site development plan or plat approval) or that occupy existing buildings. This ensures that the proposed use complies with the zoning regulations, and that the use and development complies any conditions established at earlier stages of the approval process and this title.
1. A certificate of occupancy is required for:
C. Completeness Review
See § 18.40.040 Completeness Review.
E. Approval Criteria
1. all applicable requirements of this title; and
2. all applicable requirements of the Municipal Code, including the Building Code and Fire Code; and
3. any conditions of any currently applicable and unexpired rezoning, special use permit, site development plan, variance, or appeal that apply to the property. If any of these prior approvals have expired, the applicant must obtain a new approval before applying for a building permit application.
F. Subsequent Applications
There is no limit on reapplying for a certificate of occupancy after it is denied.
G. Scope of Approval