Planning Applications

Applications & Forms
Please see the tabs below for Planning applications and other related documents. Please note: a pre-application conference with a city planner is required prior to submitting an application to the Planning Commission. Complete applications may be emailed in PDF format to

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Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by in Descending Order within category

Zoning5 documents

  • Conditional Use Permit Application
  • Rezone Request Application
  • Minor Variance Application
  • Zoning Variance Application
    For code provision requests involving Chapter 109 in Bella Vista's Municipal Code.
  • Planned Zoning District Application

Subdivision and Development6 documents

  • Preliminary Plat Application
  • Final Plat Application
  • Incidental Subdivision Application
  • Large Scale Development Package
  • Waiver Request Application
    For code provision requests involving Chapter 107 in Bella Vista's Municipal Code.
  • Easement, Alley, or Right-of-Way Vacation Application

Fees1 document

  • Planning Application Fee Schedule

Short-Term Rentals2 documents

  • Required Guest Notice
  • Short-Term Rental Application

Development Process Resources1 document

  • Large Scale Development Process
    For any development other than a single-family home or duplex

Floodplain Development1 document

  • Floodplain Development Application

Signs2 documents

  • Permanent Sign Application
  • Temporary Sign Application