Retracement Surveys shall be submitted to the Commission staff for review of this order (although no fees are associated with the Plan Commission's review for this type of plat as it is considered exempt) and must conform to the following requirements, as well as those set forth in 865 IAC 1-12, commonly known as “Indiana Rule 12":
   (A)   Date, north arrow, and standard engineering scale not less than one inch equals 200 feet unless approved by the Commission staff. Plats shall be at a minimum size of 18" x 24" on mylar drawn in ink. The font size shall be no less than .08 of an inch, for any text on the survey. The title of each survey must also be conspicuous on either the top of the page or in the title block and must contain a clear reference to acknowledge the type of survey that has been created (e.g., original survey, retracement survey—including whether the retracement is a combination survey, or consolidation survey);
   (B)   Name, address, telephone number and seal of the Indiana Registered Land Surveyor responsible for the survey plat;
   (C)   Boundary of the parcel, including bearings and distances of each tangent course, and all necessary data for curve courses. The traverse that the boundary is depended on shall meet the Indiana minimum standards, and if requested by the Commission or their designee, closure documentation shall be submitted in addition to the plat;
   (D)   Area in acres of the parent parcel. If a parcel falls in different townships, sections, or quarter sections, separate acreages shall be listed;
   (E)   Location, width, and names of public or private road rights-of-way that adjoin the boundary, and whether the road is maintained or abandoned. For situations where the rights-of-way are unknown or cannot be readily sourced through a prior survey or deed, the approximate width of pavement must be provided along the frontage(s) of the affected property;
   (F)   Encroachments discovered in the course of the survey;
   (G)   Names of adjacent property owners, deed record and page number, and recorded subdivisions with section or phase number.
      (1)   Instrument numbers may be supplied for any parcels established after 2000.
      (2)   For the purposes of this section, ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNERS shall include anyone who owns land that is contiguous to a subject property as well as anyone who owns land that is directly across the road right-of-way(s)—if property lines are/were projected to the center of the adjacent road right-of-way;
   (H)   Vicinity map with an accurate scale, at a township level;
   (I)   A description of the size, character, and location-including the location relative to the surface of the ground-of all monuments, with notations indicating which were found and which were set;
   (J)   The property parcel map number of the affected property;
   (K)   Existing structures and distances to the property lines;
   (L)   Label and show the boundaries of any flood zones on the subject property which have been identified as being within a floodway, 100-year or 500-year floodplain(s), if any exist on the site. The current, applicable flood panel must also be referenced;
   (M)   Label and show the boundaries of any cemetery if it exists on the site-or is situated within 100 feet of the affected property. The following statement shall also be added where cemeteries are noted: "Cemeteries subject to the requirements set forth in IC 14-21-1 et seq."
   (N)   Show utility, drainage, and any other known easements (where applicable) and road frontage;
   (O)   Variances and/or covenants if applicable;
   (P)   Reference to source of title;
   (Q)   Reference to section, township, range and political township;
   (R)   Certificate for Plan Commission approval, certificate of the Dearborn County Recorder and Auditor;
   (S)   Owner's certificate (see § 151.03 (A)(2), (3), or (4));
   (T)   A surveyor's report and legal description of the property;
   (U)   The following statement shall also appear on the plat: "This plat shall be void if not recorded within three months of the survey certification date, as stipulated in Indiana Rule 12."
(Ord. 2019-008, passed 5-13-19)