CHAPTER 24. TRIP REDUCTION.
Article IV. City Responsibilities.
Sec. 24-4-10. City responsibilities.
The responsibilities of the city in implementing and administering this
chapter include the following:
(1) Technical Assistance. The city shall be
responsible for developing procedures and forms for the submittal of
transportation surveys, trip reduction plans, and annual reports. The city shall
also be responsible for arranging for trip reduction coordinator training,
analyzing employee survey data, and preparing summary
(2) Evaluation of Trip Reduction Plans. The city community
development department shall review and approve, conditionally approve, or
disapprove a trip reduction plan within forty-five days of receipt. If such
action is not taken within the forty-five day time period the plan shall be
(A) Appeal Procedures.
(i) If the city community
development department disapproves or conditionally approves a trip reduction
plan, the employer may within ten days of such decision, appeal the staff
decision to the planning commission stating the grounds for appeal. The fee for
appeal of staff decision to the planning commission shall be as prescribed in
the city's fee schedule.
(ii) The planning commission shall consider the
appeal within thirty days of receipt of appeal, or at the next regularly
scheduled meeting. The planning commission may approve, modify, or overrule the
action of the community development department. The planning commission may
mandate further components, trip reduction techniques, or conditions if it
determined that they are needed to achieve the objectives of this
(iii) Any employer whose trip reduction plan has been rejected or
modified by the planning commission may, within ten days of such decision,
appeal the decision to the city council. Within thirty days of receipt of
appeal, the city council shall approve, modify or overrule the action of the
(B) New Plan Upon Disapproval. Within thirty days of
disapproval of a trip reduction plan by the community development department, if
such decision has not been appealed, an employer shall submit a new plan to the
community development department.
(C) Amendment. An amendment to an approved
trip reduction plan may be approved at any time by the community development
(3) Evaluation of Annual Report. The city shall review and
evaluate annual reports submitted by employers every year within forty-five days
of receipt. The city shall review the annual report for compliance with the
business' trip reduction plan and this chapter. (Ord. No. 1218, § 3