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- The boundaries and dimensions of the property in question- Existing (if any) and proposed name of subdivision- Name, address, and telephone number of owner, legal description (Lot, Block, Survey Abstract or Metes and Bounds from Deed)- Scale, north arrow, and date- Existing easements, rights-of-way, watercourses, and streets- The Conceptual iSWMTM Site Plan- Approximate location, rough dimensions, and minimum area of proposed lots- Approximate locations and dimensions of proposed streets and public improvements- Vicinity map showing general development location.
Following City Planner review, it will be determined whether a Preliminary Plat or Short Form Plat is required.
1. The Minor Plat and supporting instruments are respectively drawn and compiled in compliance with the Final Plat specifications as hereinafter provided. (See Final Plat Requirements and Final Plat Checklist)
2. The Minor Plat and supporting instruments and the subdivision they represent are not otherwise in contravention with Chapter 212, Local Government Code.
3. Each lot and block has frontage upon a dedicated and improved street to City specifications, or necessary dedication and improvements are part of the plat.
4. All easements to each block, or lot have been previously granted or are shown on the Plat.
5. The proposed development neither contains nor creates a significant drainage problem, nor is topography a salient development consideration.
6. All utilities required serving each block, or lot is in place or arrangements to provide same have been made with the appropriate agency.
7. If the subject property is not identifiable by reference to a previously recorded subdivision Plat and is to be platted as a single tract, the tract shall have street frontage of not less than the minimum specified by the Zoning Ordinance.
8. Subject property shall involve a maximum of four (4) lots.
9. Lot width and total lot area vary no more than five percent (5%) less than the equivalent dimensions of abutting lots.
10. Property which has previously had a total of four (4) lots platted from it via the Minor Plat procedure shall not have additional lots platted from it under the Minor Plat procedure.
The Minor Plat requires a Sketch Plat and Final Plat, which the City Planner can approve. (See Final Plat Requirements and Final Plat Checklist)
A change in a plat that does not fall within any of the categories listed above and does not meet theconditions for vacation of a plat, is a replat and may be recorded and is controlling over the preceding plat only if the replat:
1. Is signed and acknowledged by the owners of the property being replatted,
2. Is approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission after a public hearing on the matter at whichparties in interest and citizens have an opportunity to be heard, and
3. Does not attempt to amend or remove any covenants or restrictions.
If during the preceding five years, any of the area to be replatted was limited by an interim or permanent zoning classification, to a residential use for not more than two residential units per lot; or any lot in the preceding plat was limited by deed restrictions to a residential use for not more than two residential units per lot, the notice and voting requirements of Section 212.015, Local Government Code, are applicable and must be followed.