A Site Plan is required for all Commercial Project Reviews. All Site Plans are reviewed by the Architectural Review Board.
MAJOR SITE PLAN APPLICATION: Required for all new commercial construction and commercial additions. For most major projects, the following internal agencies will conduct a review: Copley Township Fire, Police, Service and Community & Economic Development. Additionally for most projects, the following external agencies will conduct a review: Summit County Soil & Water, Summit County Engineer’s Office and the Summit County Building Department. In some cases, site plans also require review by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and/or the US Army Corp of Engineers. An Application for Construction must be submitted along with the Major Site Plan Application.
MINOR SITE PLAN APPLICATION: Required for all signs, landscape plans, parking improvements, accessory buildings and other minor commercial exterior improvements. Internal/external agency review as needed. A Zoning Certificate Application must be submitted along with the Minor Site Plan Application.
MODIFIED SITE PLAN APPLICATION: Required for all interior renovations, new tenant occupancy and change of business use. Internal/external agency review as needed. An Application for Construction must be submitted along with the Modified Site Plan Application if applicable.
STEP 1: Schedule a meeting with the Zoning Inspector to review the application prior to placement on an Architectural Review Board agenda.
STEP 2: Complete the appropriate site plan application.
STEP 3: Attend ARB Review and receive final approval.
STEP 4: Zoning Certificate Review and Issue.
STEP 5: Summit County Building Certificate Review and Issue.