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SIGNAGE SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
AWNING SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
DEVELOPMENT PLAN SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

SIGNAGE SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

City of Akron
Department of Planning & Urban Development

Provide a brief description/explanation of the business, including location and type of business.

Five (5) copies of the following information is required on all sign proposals:

  1. A scaled drawing of the proposed sign(s) indicating: height width, color, materials, and style of all lettering, logos, graphics, etc; type of lighting; and any other descriptive information.
    Also, provide material sample(s).
  2. For building-mounted signage, provide a scaled elevation drawing of the building that illustrates fenestration and the location(s) of the sign(s) proposed.
  3. For site signage, provide a scaled site plan that illustrates proposed sign(s) location(s), building(s), parking, topography, landscaping, etc.
  4. Color photograph (Polaroid or other) of the building and/or site.

Contact:
Mark Moore
Manager
166 S. High Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
Phone: (330)375-2084
Email: [email protected]

Plans will be presented to the Urban Design and Historic -Preservation Commission which meets every three (3) weeks. SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED TEN (10) WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO THE COMMISSION MEETINGS.

Planning Commission approval will be sought at their next scheduled meeting. Two (2) (sets of) plans will be stamped "Approved", and then returned. Approved plan(s) must be submitted to the City Building Department to obtain sign permit(s).

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AWNING SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

City of Akron
Department of Planning & Urban Development

Provide a brief description/explanation of the business including location and type of business.

Five (5) copies of the following information is required on all awning proposals.

  1. Scaled drawing of the proposed awning(s) indicating: height, width, length, height from ground level, color, type of lighting (if any); all lettering, logos, graphics, etc; and any other descriptive information.
    Also, provide a material sample.
  2. Scaled elevation drawing of the building that illustrates fenestration and the locations(s) of the awning(s) proposed.
  3. Color photograph (Polaroid or other) of the building.

Contact:
Mark Moore
Manager
166 S. High Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
Phone: (330)375-2084
Email: [email protected]

Plans will be presented to the Urban Design and Historic Preservation Commission which meets every three (3) weeks. SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED TEN (10) WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO THE COMMISSION MEETINGS.

City Council approval is required for awnings over the City right-of-way. Following Urban Design and Historic Preservation Commission review, the project will be transferred to the Zoning Division of the Planning Department. The Zoning Division will schedule review by Council. After Council approval, two (2) (sets of) plans will be stamped "Approved", and then returned. Approved plans) must be submitted to the City Building Department to obtain a permit for the awning(s).

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DEVELOPMENT PLAN SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

City of Akron
Department of Planning & Urban Development

Provide a brief description of the following:

  1. Introductory explanation about the business, including type of business, number of employees, etc.
  2. Architectural description that indicates architectural style, building square footage, materials, colors, etc.
  3. Site acreage.

Five (5) copies of the following information is required for all development proposals: (All illustrations shall label materials, colors, etc.)

  1. Site Plan
  2. Grading Plan
  3. Landscape/Planting Plan
  4. Ground Floor Plan
  5. Architectural Elevations (4 sides), with notes that identify materials, color/s, etc.
  6. Signage. (Incorporate information required on Signage Submission Requirements' attachment.)

A palette of color and material samples of all architectural elements shall be submitted.

It is suggested that the developer's architect or engineer meet with Department of Planning & Urban Development, Design Division personnel to discuss the project PRIOR TO INITIATING WORK - or - AT THE PRELIMINARY PLAN STAGE. The design guidance provided may help avoid costly plan revisions.

Contact:
Mark Moore
Manager
166 S. High Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
Phone: (330)375-2084
Email: [email protected]io.gov

Plans will be presented to the Urban Design and Historic Preservation Commission which meets every three (3) weeks. SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED TEN (10) WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO THE COMMISSION MEETINGS.

If Planning Commission approval is required, it will be sought at their next scheduled meeting. Two (2) (sets of) plans will be stamped "Approved", and then returned. Approved plan(s) must be submitted to the City Building Department to obtain any necessary permit(s).

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