(A)   Placement of monuments. Unless otherwise specified by this chapter, the Standard of Practice for Land Surveying, as adopted by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, under the provisions of Title 21 of the North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 56 (21 NCAC 56), shall apply when conducting surveys for subdivisions.
   (B)   Construction procedures.
      (1)   No construction or installation of improvements shall commence in a proposed subdivision until the preliminary plat has been approved, and the appropriate authorities have approved all plans and specifications.
      (2)   No building, zoning or other permits shall be issued for erection of a structure on any lot not of record at the time of adoption of this chapter until all the requirements of this chapter have been met.
         (a)   The subdivider, prior to commencing any work within the subdivision, shall make arrangements with the Subdivision Administrator to provide for adequate inspection.
         (b)   The approving authorities having jurisdiction or their representatives shall inspect and approve all completed work prior to release of any sureties.
   (C)   Defects guarantees.
      (1)   The subdivider shall require the contractors constructing streets, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, drainage facilities and water or sewer lines to give bond guaranteeing the work against defects for a period of one year from the date of acceptance of the construction.
      (2)   Where any of the above facilities are within the town limits or become a part of the town system of streets or utilities, the bond shall be made payable to the town.
(Ord. passed 1-16-2001)