ePlans allows property owners to submit development proposals and regulatory agencies to review applications electronically. The system helps manage critical project information and provides the opportunity for agencies and individuals who review and comment on new development plans to organize their comments as one voice to applicants and the public. Users at all technical skill levels communicate throughout the review process, and all project information is visible and accessible, allowing multiple reviewers to access information simultaneously.

ePlans is a major step toward streamlining the Planning Department’s development review process and provides real benefits, including cost savings, time savings, eliminating paper, greater coordination, and greater accuracy.

Submit an Application

  1. Apply: Fill out an online application. Enter basic plan information, such as applicant name and property address, found on the traditional application form.
  2. ePlans: After applying, log into ePlans and upload documents and drawings. ePlans will generate emails to applicants prompting when to pay fees, what revisions are requested, when Development Review Committee and Planning Board dates are scheduled, when to upload or download documents, etc.


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Our ePlans supporting documents will guide you through submitting a complete application. We encourage your input on their usefulness. Please send us your comments.

There are a few files that are typically required for either of these application types that only get reviewed in one of the two projects in ePlans. For these files, you will upload a placeholder document for the required file in the project where the file will not be reviewed pointing to the project where that file will be reviewed. This placeholder document is an 8 ½ x 11 PDF stating which plan to see for that exhibit. Many of the required items still need to be uploaded to both the Preliminary and Site Plan projects in ePlans, so make sure you have the correct plan number in the filename depending on which project you are uploading to. The document above shows which items should be replaced by placeholder documents.

Process Overview for Preliminary and Site Plans

The following is an example of the typical preliminary or site plan review process through ePlans:

ePlans Process for Primary and Site Plan applications

Process Overview for Record Plats in ePlans

The following is an example of the typical record plat review process through ePlans:

ePlans Process for Record Plat applications


Last Updated: April 5, 2018