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Subdivision Ordinance

effective August 15, 2006 - updated November 2006

Section1:

General Provisions
  • Title
  • Purposes
  • Statutory Authorization
  • Jurisdiction
  • Application of the Subdivision Ordinance
  • Enactment
  • Interpretation, Conflict, and Separability
  • Saving Provision
  • Reservation and Repeals
  • Variances
  • Appeals
  • Amendments
  • Enforcement, Violations, and Penalties
  • Fees

Section 2:

Definitions
  • Usage
  • Words and Terms Defined

Section 3:

Review and Approval Procedures
  • General Procedure
  • Pre-Application Meetings
  • Environmental Review Procedures
  • Registered Land Survey Procedures
  • Metes and Bounds Subdivision Procedures
  • Minor Subdivision Procedures
  • Preliminary Plat Procedure for Major Subdivisions
  • Final Plat Procedure for Major Subdivisions
  • Recording the Approved Subdivision Plat
  • Vested Rights

Section 4:

Assurance for Completion and Maintenance of Improvements
  • Improvements and Developer's Agreement
  • Inspection of Improvements
  • Release or Reduction of Security

Section 5:

Subdivision Design Standards
  • General
  • Blocks
  • Lots
  • Monuments
  • Sewage Disposal
  • Water
  • Grading, Drainage, and Stormwater Facilities
  • Highways, Streets, and Alleys
  • Street Signs
  • Trails and Sidewalks
  • Utilities
  • Natural Features
  • Parkland Dedication
  • Non-Residential Subdivisions

Section 6:

Presentation Requirements
  • Scaled Site Drawing (Metes & Bounds Subdivision)
  • Sketch Plat (Voluntary)
  • Preliminary Plat
  • Final Plat
  • Appendix A
  • Final Construction Plans

Other Subdivision Information:

    Four Types of Subdivision Classifications

    Exclusions to the Subdivision Ordinance

    Metes and Bounds Procedures and Checklist

    Minor Subdivision Procedures and Checklist

    Major Subdivision Procedures and Checklist

    Registered Land Survey Procedures and Checklist