The department is authorized to provide accelerated review of plans associated with the issuance of any permit required under Title 4 or 14 of this Code. The fee for this service shall be in addition to any permit fee set forth in this Chapter. The fee shall be paid at the time an accelerated review is requested, and is not refundable. The fees for accelerated reviews shall be established by the department by regulation and published in appropriate schedules.
Upon payment of the fee, the department shall complete its plan review of any zoning application that is subject to civic design review under § 14-304(5) and issue a decision no later than ten business days after submission of a complete application, absent an emergency that would prevent such completion.