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(A) From and after the effective date of this chapter, the owner or proprietor of any tract of land who desires to subdivide land (to create a “subdivision”) shall be required to submit a plat of such subdivision to the Administrator, whom is hereby charged with the responsibility for coordinating the processing of such plats. The subdivision plat submitted to the Administrator must be made in accordance with the regulations set forth in this chapter.
(B) No person shall subdivide land without making and recording a plat and complying fully with the provisions of this chapter and all other state and local laws and regulations applying to subdivisions.
(C) No person shall sell or transfer ownership of any lot or parcel of land by reference to a plat of a subdivision before such plat has been duly recorded with the Register of Deeds, unless such subdivision was created prior to the adoption of this chapter and any other subdivision ordinance applicable thereto.
(D) No building permit or certificate of occupancy shall be issued for any parcel or plat of land which was created by subdivision after the effective date of this chapter, and no construction of any public or private improvements shall be commenced, except in conformity with the requirements of this chapter.
(E) In any matter in which a court orders the partition of land by dividing the same among the owners, such action shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter; provided that, the town is made a party defendant to said action and gives its consent or fails to file responsive pleadings to said division of the property.
(F) (1) A final subdivision plat shall be approved by the Administrator before the subdivision of a parcel may be recorded.
(2) No land may be subdivided through the use of any legal description other than with reference to a plat approved by the Administrator in accordance with these regulations.
(Ord. passed - -, § 1.1D)