ii) A contour map on two (2’)-foot intervals noting water courses, designated floodplains, identified
aquifers or wetlands, and areas with slopes in excess of ten (10%) percent;
iii) Aerial photographs or a surveyed drawing noting major natural features such as forested areas,
lakes, streams, and existing uses and transportation features;
iv) A Transportation Plan showing all existing and proposed arterial and collector status streets, as
well as existing minor residential streets, and design concepts to be utilized such as frontage roads
and internal circulation concepts should be submitted in the written documents and illustrations
v) A drainage analysis and plan;
vi) Location of existing utilities, public facilities, proposed open space, and recreational or natural
vii) A General Plan for provisions of utilities;
viii) Proposed zoning scheme noting areas for residential, commercial, and industrial uses;
ix) A Tree Preservation Plan; and,
ix) Conceptual lot lines and plot designs.
1. Application Deadline -An optional application / submission for approval of a Preliminary Development
Plan of the entire Planned Development, if it is to be completed in one phase, or of a portion of the
Planned Development, if it consists of more than one phase, shall be submitted, when complete, by the
applicant on a date and time no later than the corresponding filing deadline for the Planning
Commission meeting at which it is to be considered, as indicated in the approved Annual Planning
Commission Filing and Meeting Schedule, and insufficient time so that the applicant may develop the
Planned Development in accordance with the phasing schedule, if any, of the approved Preliminary
An application shall not be considered complete and available for docketing at the Planning
Commission until all of the filing requirements of this article are provided and on file with the City of
Lakeland on or prior to the applicable filing deadline as stated herein.
2. Application / Submission Materials - The application /submission for Preliminary Development Plan
approval shall be filed with the Planning Commission and shall include, but not be limited to the
following, if not supplied previously with the Preliminary Development Plan:
a. Tree survey per the Lakeland Tree Management Ordinance.
b. Selected Stream Management Buffer requirements, as stated in Section 2 of this article.
c. Preliminary Plat
d. Subdivision covenants and restrictions.
e. All quantitative and data requirements of the Preliminary Development Plan, shall be presented
in final form, unless a specific requirement is expressly waived and deferred to a subsequent
approval step by the Planning Commission.
f. Detailed design guidelines including, but not limited to, building elevations, architectural
renderings, design standards, and floor plans, for structures and improvements, in accordance
with the documentation provided with the preliminary development plan, unless a specific
requirement is expressly waived and deferred to a subsequent approval step by the Planning
Commission. If necessary, any refinements to the standards and guidelines submitted with the
preliminary development plan shall be provided with the detailed design guidelines, so that
building permits subsequently approved shall be in substantial compliance with the detailed
Standards, renderings, and proposed elevations shall be in substantial compliance with Lakeland
Municipal Code, Chapter14, Chapter 11, Architectural Design Standards, if applicable. The
Planning Commission may waive Chapter11 requirements for a mixed use development. For a
mixed use development for which waivers of Chapter11 are considered, each applicable
standard that is waived shall be individually and expressly waived in writing. For each item
waived, the applicant shall be required to provide alternative written standards, renderings, and
elevations, or a written rationale as to why compliance cannot be achieved for the applicable