APPENDIX D – SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS

 

ARTICLE 1.        TITLE, PURPOSE, AUTHORITY, JURISDICTION, APPLICABILITY AND EXEMPTIONS  1

100               Title. 1

101               Purpose. 1

102               Authority. 2

103               Jurisdiction. 2

104               Applicability. 2

105               Exemptions. 2

ARTICLE 2.        INTERPRETATION, CONSTRUCTION AND DEFINITIONS. 4

100               Rules of Interpretation. 4

101               Rules of Construction. 4

102               Definitions. 5

ARTICLE 3.        ADMINISTRATION, PERMITS, ENFORCEMENT, VIOLATIONS AND FEES. 11

100               Division of Administrative Responsibility. 11

101               Duties of the Subdivision Administrator. 11

102               Duties of the City Clerk. 12

103               Duties of the Subdivision Committee. 12

104               Duties of the Planning Commission. 12

105               Duties of the Governing Body. 13

106               Building and Zoning Permits. 13

107               Enforcement. 13

108               Violations. 14

109               Fees. 14

110               Reports. 14

ARTICLE 4.        PROCEDURE FOR APPROVAL OF PRELIMINARY AND FINAL PLATS. 15

100               Submittal of Sketch Plan. 15

101               Filing of Preliminary Plat 15

102               Distribution and Review of Preliminary Plat. 15

103               Action by the Planning Commission on Preliminary Plat. 15

104               Failure of Planning Commission to Act on Preliminary plat. 16

105               Effect of Approval of Preliminary Plat. 16

106               Filing of a Final Plat. 16

107               Planning Commission Action on the Final Plat. 16

108               Failure of Planning Commission to Act on Final Plat. 17

109               Submittal to Governing Body of Final Plat. 17

110               Governing Body Action on Final Plat. 17

111               Acceptance of Dedications by County. 17

112               Recording of Final Plat. 17

113               Unit Developments. 18

114               Approval of Plats for Small Tracts. 18

ARTICLE 5.        CONTENTS OF PRELIMINARY AND FINAL PLATS. 20

100               Contents of Preliminary Plat. 20

101               Contents of Final Plat. 22

ARTICLE 6.        DESIGN STANDARDS. 30

100               Scope. 30

101               Comprehensive Development Plan. 30

102               Land for Public Facility Sites. 30

103               Land for Open Space. 30

104               Land Subject to Flooding. 30

105               Land Subject to Excessive Erosion by Wind or Water. 30

106               Access. 31

107               Streets- Layout and Design. 31

108               Alleys. 34

109               Blocks and Pedestrian Ways. 35

110               Lots. 35

111               Easements. 36

112               Commercial and Industrial Subdivisions. 37

ARTICLE 7.        INSTALLATION OF REQUIRED IMPROVEMENTS. 38

100               Subdivision Types. 38

101               Engineering and Governmental Jurisdiction. 38

102               Required Improvements. 38

103               Exceptions for Existing Improvements. 41

104               Agreement and Guarantees for Installation of Required Improvements. 41

105               Off-site Improvements. 43

ARTICLE 8.        IMPROVEMENT PROCEDURES. 44

100               Submittal of Petitions. 44

101               Final Improvement Plans. 44

102               Construction of Improvements. 45

103               Acceptance of Improvements. 45

ARTICLE 9.        PROCEDURE FOR APPROVAL OF LOT SPLITS. 46

100               Application Procedure. 46

101               Approval Guidelines. 46

102               Exception for Industrial Plats. 48

ARTICLE 10.      VACATIONS AND CORRECTIONS. 49

100               Vacation of Unrecorded Plat. 49

101               Vacation of Recorded Plat. 49

102               Correction of Platting Errors. 50

103               Vacation of Streets, Alleys, Easements and Plats. 50

ARTICLE 11.      APPEALS, WAIVERS AND MODIFICATIONS. 53

100               Appeals General. 53

101               Appeals on Improvement Standards. 53

102               Waiver of Required Improvements or Guarantees for installation of Same. 53

103               Modifications. 53

ARTICLE 12.      AMENDMENTS AND REVIEW... 54

100               Amendment Procedure. 54

101               Annual Review. 54

102               Judicial Review. 54

ARTICLE 13.      SEVERABILITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE. 55

100               Severability. 55