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Office and facility hours affected by holiday Friday through Sunday

Office and facility hours affected by holiday Friday through Sunday

On Friday, April 19, 2019, the city’s administrative offices, including City Hall at 3 Quail Creek Circle, will be closed for Good Friday. Other services will be closed or have adjusted hours through Sunday, April 21.

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Lane Reduction on Dubuque Street at Main Street on Friday

Lane Reduction on Dubuque Street at Main Street on Friday

Beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019, MidAmerican Energy will reduce Dubuque Street to one lane at Main Street near Reds Alehouse. The lane reduction will be controlled by flaggers.

The closure is required so the utility company can relocate its infrastructure. The lane is expected to reopen around 5 p.m.

Drivers are asked to use caution around the work site, allow extra travel time, and find alternative routes when possible.

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Development

Whether you’re interested in building a new home for your business or developing lots or units to resell, city staff will help developers through the required steps for planning, rezoning, and platting.

Development Process

Key Dates for Development

2019 yaag

Rezoning Process

A current zoning map is available on our City Maps page.

Major MilestonesApproximate Timeline
Developer consults with staff Pre-submission
Developer coordinates good neighbor mailing Start of process
Developer and staff hold good neighbor meeting Week 2
Developer submits materials to city Week 2-3
Staff reviews materials and meets informallyWeek 3-4
Staff prepares and mails preliminary report to developer Week 3-4
Developer submits corrected/modified materials Week 6
Staff reviews corrected materials, and prepares report for Planning Commission Week 6
Planning Commission meets and makes recommendation to City CouncilWeek 7-8
City Council meets, holds public hearing, and may approve 1st required readingWeek 8-10
City Council meets and approves 2nd reading Week 10-12
City Council meets and approves 3rd reading Week 12-14
City publishes rezoning and the process is final Week 13-15

Preliminary Plat Process

Major MilestonesApproximate Timeline
Developer consults with staff Pre-submission
Developer coordinates good neighbor mailing Start of process
Developer and staff hold good neighbor meeting Week 2
Developer submits materials to city Week 2-3
Staff reviews materials and meets informally Attorneys begin preparation of Developers Agreement Week 3-4
Staff prepares and mails preliminary report to developer Week 3-4
Developer submits corrected/modified materials Week 6
Staff reviews corrected materials, and prepares report for Planning CommissionWeek 6
Planning Commission meets and makes recommendation to City CouncilWeek 8-10
City Council meets and approves Developers Agreement Week 8-10
City Council meets and approves Preliminary Plat, and the process is finalWeek 8-10
Developer prepares and submits improvement construction plans for staff approvalPost-approval
Developer installs or bonds for improvements Post-approval
Final Plat process can begin

North Liberty Final Plat Process

Major MilestonesApproximate Timeline
Developer consults with staff Pre-submission
Developer submits materials to cityStart of process
Staff reviews materials and meets informally
Attorneys begin preparation of Developers Agreement
Week 1-2
Staff prepares and mails preliminary report to developerWeek 2
Developer submits corrected/modified materialsWeek 4
Staff reviews corrected materials, and prepares report for Planning CommissionWeek 4
Planning Commission meets and makes recommendation to City Council Week 5
City Council meets and approves plat Week 6
Owner records plat and the process is final Unknown
Owner can sell lots

North Liberty Site Plan Process

Major MilestonesApproximate Timeline
Developer consults with staff Pre-submission
Developer submits materials to cityStart of process
Staff reviews materials and meets informally
Attorneys begin preparation of Developers Agreement
Week 1-2
Staff prepares and mails preliminary report to developerWeek 2
Developer submits corrected/modified materialsWeek 4
Staff reviews corrected materials, and prepares report for Planning CommissionWeek 4
Planning Commission meets and makes recommendation to City Council Week 5
City Council meets and approves site plan and the process is final Week 6
Developer can submit building permit application

Forms

A full explanation of North Liberty’s development application process is for download here devel_app_process. Download the required applications forms for:

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