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.
Paper and/or PDF copies of our applications are also available from the Planning Department in certain circumstances. 



Checklist

Application

Planning Commission


Major Site Plan, Residential

ChecklistApplication


Major Site Plan, Non-Residential

ChecklistApplication


Major Site Plan, Mixed Use

Checklist

Application


Preliminary Plat

ChecklistApplication


Major Final Plat

Checklist

Application


Annexation

Checklist

Application


Rezoning

Checklist

Application


Specific Plan Rezoning**

Checklist

Application


Right-of-way Abandonment

Checklist

Application


General Information**




**(Please contact the Planning Department before submitting this app)





Staff Reviews


Minor Site Plan, Residential

Checklist

Application



Minor Site Plan, Non-Residential

Checklist

Application



Minor Site Plan, Mixed Use

Checklist

Application


Minor Final Plat

Checklist

Application





Historic Preservation Commission


Certificate of Appropriateness

Checklist

Application 





Board of Zoning Appeals


Variance

Application 



Conditional Use Permit

Application 



Appeal of Staff Decision

Application 




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.When you bring your payment to Building Inspection Department, it must be accompanied by a properly signed application                          (generated in the iDt Portal) and one (1) set of 24”x36” plans.
       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 info@idtplans.com. 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.