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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ALLEY or SERVICEWAY. A passage or way which affords generally a secondary means of vehicular access to abutting properties and which is not intended for general traffic circulation.
IMPROVEMENTS. Streets, pavements, curb and gutter, water mains, storm sewers, sanitary sewers and laterals, sidewalks and walkways.
LOCAL STREET. A street intended to serve and to provide access to neighborhood or sub-neighborhoods.
LOT. A parcel or portion of land in a subdivision or plat of land separated from other parcels or other portions by description as on a subdivision of record or survey map, or by metes and bounds for the purpose of sale or lease to, or separate use of another.
MAJOR STREET, HIGHWAY, PARKWAY. Streets or roads which serve or are intended to serve as major traffic ways and are designated in the Master Street Plan.
MASTER STREET PLAN. The master plan of highways, major streets and parkways, which may be adopted by the Planning Commission.
PLANNING COMMISSION or COMMISSION. The Planning Commission for the City of Bronson.
SUBDIVIDER. Any individual, firm, association syndicate, co-partnership, corporation, trust or any other legal entity commencing proceedings under this chapter to effect a subdivision of land hereunder for himself or herself or for another.
SUBDIVISION. The division of a parcel of land to two or more lots or parcels for the purpose of transfer of ownership or building development, or if a new street is involved, any division of a parcel of land; provided that a division of land which may be ordered or approved by a court, or affected by testamentary or interstate provisions, or a division of land for agricultural purposes into lots or parcels often acres or more, and not involving a new street shall not be deemed a SUBDIVISION. The term includes RE-SUBDIVISION, and when appropriate to the context shall relate to the process of subdividing or to the land subdivided.
(Ord. 89, passed 2-14-1966)