(1) The department shall determine whether a project permit application is complete or incomplete within 28 days after receiving an application. The determination shall be in writing and mailed, faxed, e-mailed, or delivered to the applicant or the applicant’s representative within the required time period, except as set forth in SCC 30.70.040(2). When an application is determined incomplete, the determination shall state what is necessary to make the application complete.
(3) A written determination of completeness shall, to the extent known by the department, identify other local, state, or federal agencies with jurisdiction. The department may include other information in the determination.
(4) A project permit application is complete for the purposes of this section when it meets the submittal requirements established by the department pursuant to SCC 30.70.030, including any requirements for environmental review pursuant to chapter 30.61 SCC. The county may require additional information or studies after a determination of completeness.
(5) If the department determines an application is incomplete and the applicant submits additional documents identified by the department as necessary for a complete application, the department shall notify the applicant within 14 days of the submittal that the application is complete or what additional information is necessary to make the application complete. (Added by Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003).