an individual or a business decides to "build" something,
they submit an application (what is referred to as a "Case")
to the Planning department. This could be an addition to a house
for a citizen, or a new parking lot for a developer.
the type of application, it is presented to a specific group for
approval. These groups include: the Board Of Appeals, City Council,
Development Review Board, Environmental Planning Commission, Landmarks
and Urban Conservation Commission and the Zoning Hearing Examiner.
The application is electronically "tracked" throughout
can call the Planning Department to obtain the status of your application
(i.e. - Case), these reports allow you to "Track"
a "Case" throughout
the review and approval process, saving you time and effort!