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Site Plan


Site plans are meant to be the construction documents from which an applicant would pull grading/site/building permits.  All non-residential/commercial/industrial uses, attached residential buildings or building improvements that require a building permit must first have an approved site plan. Approved site plans must be included in any building permit application. Site plans are reviewed by staff and approved by the Planning Commission.  Flow Chart\

PROJECT NAME SHOULD BE SUBMITTED IN THIS FORMAT  NAME, SUBDIVISION (IF APPLICABLE), SITE PLAN, SECTION REVISION, LOT # IF NEEDED
EXAMPLE
MCDONALDS, SUNSHINE COMMERCIAL SUBDIVISION, SITE PLAN, SECTION 2, REVISION 3, LOT 6

Step 1. Pre-Application Conference
Applicants are required to contact the Planning Department and schedule a pre-application conference to discuss the proposed project and town requirements. (Exemptions to this requirements are in Appendix C1.4.0 of the Zoning Ordinance). 

Step 2. Application Submittal 
Applications should be submitted according to the Submittal Schedule. Fees are due upon submittal. For a list of submittal requirements see the Site Plan Application Checklist. A tree removal/replacement chart should be provided upon submission. Submit 4 papers copies and a pdf to the Planning Department through the drop box located at the front of Town Hall (or bring into office) and email the pdf or provide a thumbdrive to Bschultz@nolensvilletn.gov.    Additional documents and information may be required by Engineering.  Applicants should contact Engineering at 615.776.6693  concerning the need for additional informational. 

Step 3. Staff Review
Staff reviews the submittal for adherence to the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations. Comments are returned to the applicant according to the submittal schedule.  Comments are generally returned to the applicant ten days after the submittal. 

Step 4. Resubmittal of Plans
The applicant should resubmit their plans to the Planning Department according to the Submission Schedule. The plans should address each of the comments made by staff and a written response should be included with the resubmittal. Failure to meet the resubmittal deadline requires a plan to start at the beginning of the process. 

Step 5. Planning Commission
Site plans placed on the agenda and the applicant will be allowed to make a presentation to the Commission. The Planning Commission will approve, approve with conditions or disapprove a site plan. Site Plans do not proceed further for approval. 

Step 6. Submittal of Plans Correcting Conditions of Approval
When the applicant has addressed and resolved all conditions of approval a final set of plans should be submitted to the Planning Department.

Step 7. Bonds Posted
Prior to the issuance of a building permit or the recording of a final plat sureties must be posted.  The guidelines for the process are HERE

Step 8. Review of Building shifts to the Nolensville Codes Department 
Contact the Nolensville Codes Department at 615.776.6686.