All Submittals for Planning
Submittals for Board of Zoning Appeals, Historic Preservation, and Planning Commission
If you have one of the following types of projects, please submit your project through the Electronic Plan Review System.
The Electronic Plan Review System will generate the application upon the submittal of the project. You will need to print out this application to a retrieve the proper signatures from the landowners and/or developer and then bring it in with your payment to the Building Inspection Department.
Additional instructions can be found at the bottom of this page.
Major Site Plan, Residential
Major Site Plan, Non-Residential
Major Site Plan, Mixed Use
Major Final Plat
Specific Plan Rezoning**
**(Please contact the Planning Department before submitting this application)
Minor Site Plan, Residential
Minor Site Plan, Non-Residential
Minor Site Plan, Mixed Use
Minor Final Plat
Historic Preservation Commission
Certificate of Appropriateness
Board of Zoning Appeals
Conditional Use Permit
Appeal of Staff Decision
If you are uncertain of how to submit your project, please contact us at 615-444-3647 ext. 2320
Steps for Submitting a Project using City of Lebanon’s Electronic Plan Review System
1.Please visit https://lebanon.idtplans.com/secure/.
2.In the upper right corner, you will have the option to Sign Up or Sign In.
3.Once logged in, please provide information regarding the project type by selecting from the drop down list provided, and continue through the next few screens providing project information.
4.Upload all project documents as required by the checklist provided. If you need to invite additional consultants to upload documents on behalf of the project, please save the project and come back to it once you have confirmed that all documents from these sources have been uploaded. Failure to do so will prohibit any additional uploads.
5.Submit your project.
6.Fees must be paid by CASH or a CHECK made out to the City of Lebanon. Please pay all fees in the Building Inspection Department at 200 North Castle Heights Avenue, 3rd Floor, Lebanon, TN 37087.
7.A properly signed application, generated in the iDt Portal, can either be brought in with your payment and notarized at the Building Inspection office OR uploaded in the IDT system.
8.The project will be reviewed for completeness by a member of the City of Lebanon’s Intake Review team. Once reviewed, they will notify you as to one of the following:
a. The project has been accepted and has been sent to the review team for official review.
b. The project has been denied due to an incomplete submittal package. In this case, a list will be provided to you outlining the required documents missing from your project.
Emails will be sent at every stage of the review process from firstname.lastname@example.org. Please add this email to your approved list of emails to avoid issues relating to spam filters.
If you experience any issues with the idtplans website while submitting a project or throughout the review process, please contact idtplans directly by clicking on the support link, located at the bottom of every page.
Minor Subdivision Plat vs. Major Subdivision Plat
Minor Subdivision Plat – A minor subdivision plat is any subdivision of land into two (2) lots or less that does not require a public utility extension, right-of-way extension, or variance. Minor subdivision plats require Staff approval. Staff reserves the right to convert any minor subdivision plat to a major subdivision plat.
Major Subdivision Plat – A major subdivision plat is any subdivision of land requiring a public utility extension, right-of-way extension, or variance or the subdivision of land into more than three (3) lots. Major subdivision plats require Planning Commission approval.
Minor Site Plan vs. Major Site Plan
Minor Site Plan
A development qualifies for a minor site plan when the following criteria is met:
- Any addition to a building that is less than 25% increase in the area under roof and where the total addition is under 5,000 square feet;
- A new drive thru pattern is not proposed;
- Residential development containing three (3) or four (4) dwelling units;
- Staff reserves the right to convert any minor site plan to a major subdivision plat.
Major Site Plan
A major site plan is required when the project meets ones of the following criteria:
- Any new construction on an undeveloped site;
- If the addition is greater than 5,000 square feet under roof;
- If the addition is greater than a 25% increase in the area under roof;
- If a new drive thru pattern is proposed; or
- If there are five or more residential units on a single lot.