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(A) Filing tentative plan requirements. Any owner of land within the corporate limits of the village or within one and one-half miles of the corporate limits, wishing to divide the same into building lots for the purpose of sale or assessment or both or wishing to dedicate streets and alleys or easements and other lands for public use shall first submit to the village a tentative plan of subdivision, with ten copies of blueprints (one copy for the Village Board, seven copies for the Plan Commission members and two copies for the Plan Commission file, one of which is to be signed and returned to the property owner, and one to be filed in the Plan Commission office for public record). The tentative plan shall meet the following requirements.
(1) Identification and description.
(a) Plan to be titled “Tentative Plan” and show the date of preparation. Revisions to this plan shall be indicated by alphabetical letters and show the date of the revision;
(b) Each tentative plan shall be drawn to a minimum scale of one inch equals 100 feet. The tentative plan shall show the boundaries of the property to be subdivided, section and half-section lines, existing permanent buildings, water-courses and other existing features pertinent to proper subdivision;
(c) Names and addresses of the owners, the developer and the designer who made the plat, and the title under which the proposed subdivision is to be recorded;
(d) Date of preparation; and
(2) Delineation of existing conditions.
(a) Boundary lines of proposed subdivision indicated by a solid heavy line and a notation of the approximate total acreage encompassed thereby;
(b) Location, widths and names of all existing streets or other public ways, railroad and utility rights-of-way, easements, parks and other public spaces, permanent buildings and structures and section and corporation lines within and adjacent to the tract;
(c) Exact locations of existing sanitary and storm sewers, water mains, culverts and other underground facilities within the tract and to a distance of 100 feet beyond the tract and the invert grade elevations of catch basins, manholes and culverts;
(d) Boundary lines of adjacent properties for a distance of not less than 100 feet from the proposed subdivision. Ownership of these properties shall be shown wherever possible;
(e) Existing zoning classifications of proposed subdivision and adjacent tracts;
(f) Topographic data including existing contours at vertical intervals of not more than one foot, except in unusual topographical conditions which demand greater intervals; the vertical intervals may be required to be altered as determined by the Village Engineer. The location of water-courses, marshes and other significant features. Soil boring data and seepage tests may be required at locations and depths as determined by the Village Engineer; and
(g) Locations of or reference to locations of existing monuments or survey markers used in preparation of survey and grade elevation of each monument and marker.
(3) Delineation of proposed conditions. (The preliminary plan shall be in substantial accord with the Official Plan, as amended from time to time.)
(a) Street system, including right-of-way widths and street names with proposed through streets shown extending to the boundaries of subdivision, proposed streets which are obviously in alignment of continuation of existing streets already named shall bear the name of existing street. In no case shall the name for proposed streets duplicate or be confused with existing street names in the village or within one and one-half miles of the corporate limits, thereof, irrespective of the use of the suffix street, avenue, road, boulevard, drive, place or court or an abbreviation thereof;
(b) Location and width of alleys, pedestrian-ways and utility easements. Drainage easements are the only ones which need to be shown in a tentative location;
(c) Layout, numbers and typical dimensions of blocks and lots, scaled to the nearest foot, and proposed land use for each lot, parcel or tract;
(d) Building setback lines, indicating dimensions;
(e) Proposed village zoning districts for subdivisions to be annexed into the village prior to filing final plat or to be rezoned from its existing classification prior to filing final plat;
(f) Areas (other than those listed in divisions (A)(3)(a), (b) and (c) above) intended to be dedicated or reserved for community facilities purposes, indicating, for each, the approximate acreage. The areas shall be designated by number;
(g) Lots or parcels of land not suitable for construction where known, and not intended for dedication or temporarily reserved for public use;
(h) An outline of protective covenants, if applicable;
(i) General description of the type, kind, character and extent of required improvements proposed to be constructed or installed; and
(j) Other information or data that the Plan Commission may require for the full and complete consideration of the proposed plan of subdivision.
(4) Municipal boundaries. All corporate boundary lines within or adjacent to the property shall so be designated.
(5) Names. The name of the proposed subdivision with the name or names of the owner, sponsor or trustees shall be shown.
(6) Notice of approval. The following “notice of approval” shall be indicated on the drawing as follows:
Notice is hereby given that the general plan of the subdivision shown in this plan has received approval of the Plan Commission of the Village of Crestwood, and that the Plan Commission is now ready to receive the final plat for consideration,
The Plan Commission of Village of Crestwood, Cook County, Illinois
(B) Referral of plan; approval procedures.
(1) The village shall, by motion, refer the tentative plan to the Plan Commission and shall, at the same time, instruct the Village Engineer to collaborate with the subdivider and the Plan Commission to determine that all facilities are available and adequate for the improvements as are required by this chapter.
(2) The Plan Commission shall then approve or disapprove the tentative plan; provided, however, that, if the tentative plan is not satisfactory as originally presented, the Plan Commission may cause the subdivider to make changes as may be required by the Plan Commission and thereupon approve the same. Upon approval of the tentative plan, the notice of approval shall be signed by the Chairperson. One copy of the signed approved plan shall thereupon be returned to the subdivider and one signed copy shall be retained by the Plan Commission for public record.
(Prior Code, § 9C-3B-1)