§ 161.07  ADMINISTRATION.
   (A)   Amendments and variances.  The City Council hereby reserves the authority to make amendments as to any of the provisions herein contained, but any amendments or variances shall only be exercised after considering the recommendation of the Committee and upon a favorable vote of the City Council then holding office.
   (B)   Routine administration.  The Director of the Department or his designated agent is vested the duty to administer all of the regulations of this chapter and such related regulations as are assigned to that officer by the City Council.
   (C)   Building permit.  No building permit shall be issued providing for the improvement of any lot in a subdivision until the final plat and the plans and specifications for the public improvements have been reviewed and approved by the City Council, except that a building permit may be issued after the semi-final plat has been approved, provided improvements are progressing to the satisfaction of the city and appropriate bonds are in place to insure the eventual satisfactory completion of the improvements.
   (D)   Certificates for approval of final plat.
      (1)   If the City Council, upon motion and majority vote, approved the final plat, it shall authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the original drawing of the final plat. Their certificates on the final plat shall be in the, following form:
"Under the authority of the Plat Act (765 ILCS 205/1 et seq.) and the Subdivision Regulations of the City of Danville, this plat was approved by the City of Danville and must be recorded within four months of the date of approval by the City Council; otherwise it is null and void."
Approved by the City Council of the City of Danville, Illinois at a meeting held                                   .
                                        
   MAYOR
                                        
   CITY CLERK
      (2)   Each final plat submitted to the city for approval shall carry a certificate signed by an Illinois Registered Land Surveyor in substantially the following form:
"I,                          , hereby certify that I am an Illinois Registered Land Surveyor
   (NAME)
in compliance with laws of the State of Illinois and that this plat correctly represents a survey completed by me
on                            that all monuments shown thereon actually exist, and material is accurately shown."
   (Date)
                                                             
(SEAL)                   (Signature)
Illinois Land Surveyor No.                                         
   (E)   Repeal.  All ordinances and regulations in conflict with the provision of this chapter are hereby controlled by these Subdivision Regulations.
   (F)   Penalties.  Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be fined not less than $10 nor more than $500 for each offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
(Ord. 8290, passed 12-17-02)
Preliminary Plat Requirements: Submit one copy to the Department of Development Services/ Subdivision Committee with all appropriate signatures required of the various agency representatives to indicate that each agency has been given an explanation of the proposed development:
PRELIMINARY CERTIFICATION FORM
CITY OF DANVILLE, ILLINOIS
NAME OF SUBDIVISION:                                                                
LOCATION:                                                                            
NAME OF SUBDIVIDER:                                                                
ADDRESS OF SUBDIVIDER:                                                              
PHONE # OF SUBDIVIDER:                                                              
AGENCY SIGNATURES
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION:                                                      
MAYOR / CITY COUNCIL:                                                                
CITY ENGINEER:                                                                      
ILLINOIS POWER COMPANY:                                                              
CONSUMERS WATER COMPANY:                                                            
DANVILLE SANITARY DISTRICT:                                                          
TOWNSHIP HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER:                                                      
(when outside city limits)
COUNTY HEALTH DEPT.:                                                                 
APPLICATION FOR PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVAL
CITY OF DANVILLE, ILLINOIS
Proposed Name Of Subdivision:                                                        
Proposed Classification Of Subdivision :    Major      Minor
Name Of Applicant:                                                                  
Owner, If Other Than Applicant:                                                      
Owner's Address:                                                                    
Name of Land Surveyor:                                                              
Is The Property To Be Subdivided, Now Mortgaged:                                    
If So, Name Of Mortgagee:                                                            
Location Of Tract- General Description:                                              
Phone # Of Subdivider:                                                              
Is Any Variance From The Subdivision Regulation Requested:
        Yes        No
If So, Describe:                                                                    
Statement Of Owner: I,                                        Am The Owner Of
The Above Described Property And Have Knowledge Of And Approve Of Its Subdivision.
Existing Restrictions:                                                              
Application Is Hereby Made For Approval Of Preliminary Plat. The Following Documents Are Made As Part Of This Application:
A. ONE COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY CERTIFICATION FORM.
B. EIGHT COPIES OF THE PRELIMINARY PLAT INCLUDING VICINITY MAP.
C. CERTIFICATE OF ZONING COMPLIANCE ON ONE (1) PLAT.
D. NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNERS.
E. GENERAL SUBDIVISION INFORMATION, AS DESCRIBED IN §161.04(A).
The Undersigned Applicant Hereby Agrees That Approval Of The Preliminary Plat By The Subdivision Committee Shall Not Constitute An Acceptance Of The Plat For Subdivision, But shall Merely Be An Approval Of The General Layout Submitted.
                                                                                          
APPLICANT'S SIGNATURE    OWNER
Subdivision Committee Action
Approve:       Approve Conditionally:       Disapprove:        
Date:          
                                                      
   Chairman, Subdivision Committee
APPLICATION FOR SEMI-FINAL PLAT APPROVAL
CITY OF DANVILLE, ILLINOIS
Proposed Name Of Subdivision:
                                                                                       
Name Of Applicant:
                                                                                       
Applicant's Address:
                                                                                       
Name of Land Surveyor or Civil Engineer:
                                                                                       
Date of This Application:
                                                                                       
Date of Preliminary Plat Approval:
                                                                                       
School District:
                                                                                       
Annexation To The City:        Yes        No
If So, Time Frame:
                                                               
Is Any Variances From The Subdivision Regulations Requested:     Yes      No
If So, Describe:
                                                               
Is Any Open Space Being Offered As Part Of This Subdivision Application:     Yes      No
If So, What Amount (acres):
                                                                 
Have Any Changes Occurred To Complete All Improvements At His Own Expense As Required, Or To Post A Performance Bond With Adequate And Acceptable Surety In Lieu Thereof, Before Presenting The Final Plat For Approval:      Yes      No
Application Is Hereby Made A Part Of The Semi-Final Plat. The Following Documents Are Made A Part Of This Application:
   A. Four Copies Of The Semi-Final Plat Including Vicinity Map.
   B. General Subdivision Information, As Described In § 161.04(B).
   C. One Copy Of All Required Certifications.
The Undersigned Applicant Hereby Agrees That Approval Of The Semi-Final Plat By The Subdivision Committee Shall Not Constitute An Acceptance Of The Plat For Subdivision, And That All Requirements For Final Approval Must Be Met Prior To Recording.
                                                        
   APPLICANT'S SIGNATURE
Subdivision Committee Action:
Approve:           Approve Conditionally:         Disapprove:      
Date:        
                                                 
Chairman, Subdivision Committee
APPLICATION FOR FINAL PLAT APPROVAL
CITY OF DANVILLE
Name Of Subdivision:
                                                                                     
Name Of Applicant:
                                                                                     
Name of Land Surveyor or Civil Engineer:
                                                                                     
Date Of This Application:
                                                                                     
Dates Of Previous Approval: Preliminary:       Semi-Final:      
School District:
                                                                                     
Annexation To The City:      Yes      No
If So, Time Frame:
                                                                                     
Have Any Changes Occurred Since The Semi-Final Application With Respect To Ownership, Mortgage, Restrictions, Etc.      Yes      No
If So, Describe:
                                                           
Required Bond:     Yes     No  Amount: $       
Have Any Significant Changes Been Made On Any Of The Development Plans As Approved In The Semi-Final Submission. If So, List Development Items Below And Submit For Approval Revised Development Plans In Like Number Of Copies For Replacement Of Superceded Copies On File:
                                                                                     
                                                                                     
Application Is Hereby Made For Approval Of The Final Plat. The Following Documents Are Made A Part Of This Application:
   A. Reproducible Of Original Tracing And Two (2) Copies Of The Final Plat.
   B. Reproducible Of Original Tracing And Four (4) Copies Of Approved
Improvement Plans.
   C. One (1) Copy Of All Required Certifications.
   D. General Information Described In § 161.04 (C).
                                                  
   APPLICANT'S SIGNATURE
                                           
CITY ENGINEER / TOWNSHIP HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER
Subdivision Committee Action:
Approve:         Disapprove:        
Date:           
                                                      
   Chairman, Subdivision Committee
CERTIFICATE OF SURVEY
STATE OF ILLINOIS
STATE OF ILLINOIS      )
               )ss
COUNTY OF VERMILION     )
This is to certify that I,                                    , a registered Illinois Land Surveyor in the County and State aforesaid, have surveyed and subdivided into lots and streets for the owners thereof, a tract of land described as follows:
(Exact Legal Description)
Measurements are placed upon the plat in feet, tenths and hundredths of feet, degrees, minutes and seconds and the attached plat is a true and correct representation of said survey as made under my personal supervision and direction. Lots are numbered progressively from:
                                                                                       
Easements for public utilities are shown on the rear, side and front of the various lots, and these easements are permanent easements to the width shown by the plat, and are for the purpose of constructing storm drains, sanitary sewers, water lines, gas lines, telephone lines, and electricity lines for the purpose of the distribution of these facilities.  "Building Setback lines" are shown on the plat.
The subdivision shall be known as:                                                   .
Dated this         day of               , 20  .
                                                    
   Registered Illinois Land Surveyor
Appropriate item shall be inserted.
OWNER'S CERTIFICATE
                                                                                       
(NAME OF SUBDIVISION)
TO DANVILLE, ILLINOIS
                                  ,(a Corporation authorized to do business in the State of Illinois, if a corporation), (is) (are) the owner(s) of the following described real estate:
(Extract the Legal Description)
and has caused the same to be surveyed by                             , a Registered Illinois Land Surveyor, No.                 , and has subdivided said real estate into                   lots, being numbered through, inclusive, with street, alley, walkways and  easements as indicated on the attached Plat, bearing the Certification of said surveyor, under data of the               day of             ,20    , which said Subdivision is to be known as                                     .
   LETTER OF COMMITMENT
City of Danville
Municipal Building
17 West Main Street
Danville, Illinois 61832
Honorable Mayor:
   Pursuant to the terms of the Agreement between the City of Danville and                            this day of,           , 20    , this letter is to guarantee that the sum of                     Dollars has been set aside by                                         for
   (lending institution)
the specific purpose of the construction of all roads, sidewalks, gutter and curb improvements on the streets known as
                                                                                                                                                                                 
   (names of street(s) per plat)
and the City of Danville may, if necessary, draw against said funds for the purpose of constructing the said improvements or paying any claims which are outstanding for work done or materials supplied. This letter of commitment further guarantees that the sum of                   Dollars has been set aside by                           for the
                     (lending institution)
specific purpose of constructing storm-water drainage improvements in the
                                                                                     
                                                                                     
   (Describe the Area)
in the said named subdivision and the City of Danville may, if necessary, draw against said funds for the specific purpose of constructing such improvements or paying for any work done or materials installed in such improvements.
It is further understood and agreed by the below lender that such sums will be and remain intact for the purposes herein set forth for a period of           months or until a release is received from the City of Danville. Such sum, or any part thereof, shall be paid over to the City of Danville without liability by the City of Danville to the Developer or the within financial institution at the time or times when demand is made if and when the City of Danville deems itself and the residents of the area to be in an insecure position for the payment of any outstanding claims or for completion of all or part of the said improvements.
                                              
(Financial Institute - if Corporation, duly
authorized Officer signs and signature is
attested by Corporation Secretary)
Attest:
                                     
Secretary
Approved as to form and accepted this day of             ,20    .
   CITY DANVILLE, ILLINOIS
   BY:                           
   Corporation Council
FINAL PLAT REQUIREMENTS - DEED DEDICATION
Each Final Plat submitted to the City of Danville for approval shall carry a deed of Dedication in substantially the following form:
"We the undersigned, (name)                                , owners of the real estate shown and described herein, do hereby lay off, Plat and subdivide real estate in accordance with the submitted Plat. This subdivision shall be known and designed as(name)                                      . All Streets and alleys and public open spaces shown and not heretofore dedicated, are hereby dedicated to the public. Building setback lines are hereby established as shown on this plat, between which lines and the property lines of the streets, there shall be erected or maintained no building or structure. There are strips of ground, (number) feet width, as shown on this Plat and marked "Easement" reserved for the use of the public utilities for the installation of water and sewer mains, ducts, lines and wires, subject at all times to the proper authorities and to the easement herein reserved. No permanent or other structures are to be erected or maintained upon said strip of land, but owners of lots in the subdivision shall take title subject to the rights of public utilities, and to the rights of the owners of other lots in the subdivision.
(Additional dedications and protective covenants, or private restrictions, would be inserted here upon the developer's initiative or the recommendation of the Subdivision Committee or City Council; important provisions are those specifying the use to be made of the property and, in the case of residential use, the minimum habitable floor area).
The foregoing covenants, (or restrictions), are to run with the land and shall be binding on all parties and all persons claiming under them until January 1, 20    , (twenty-five year period is suggested); at which time, said covenants (or restrictions) shall be automatically extended for successive periods of ten years unless indicated otherwise by negative vote of a majority of the then owners of the building sites covered by these covenants (or restrictions) in whole or in part, which said vote will be evidenced by a petition in writing signed by the owners and duly recorded. Invalidation of any order, shall in no way affect any of the other various covenants or restrictions, which shall remain in full force and effect.
The right to enforce these provisions by injunction together with the right to cause the removal, by due process of law, or any structure or part thereof erected or maintained in violation thereof, is hereby dedicated to the public, and reserved to the several owners of the several lots in this subdivision and to their heirs and assigns".
WITNESS our hands and seal         this day of           , 20    .
                                   
                                   
State of Illinois
County of:                         
Before me, the undersigned Notary Public, in and for the County and State, personally appeared, (name), (name), (name) and each separately and severally acknowledged the execution of the foregoing instrument as his or her voluntary act and deed, for the purposes therein expressed.
WITNESS my hand and notary seal           this day of             , 20    .
                                    
   Notary Public
ACCEPTANCE BY THE COUNCIL
The following is to be attached to the Plat if the area is within the Corporate Limits of Danville.
STATE OF ILLINOIS    )
COUNTY OF VERMILION   ) SS
CITY OF DANVILLE   )
The undersigned,                               , Mayor of the City of Danville, Illinois, and                         , City Clerk of said City, hereby certify that the Plat of                             Addition to Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois and the dedication of streets, alleys, walkways and easements as shown thereon was duly approved and accepted by the City Council of the City of Danville, Illinois at a regular meeting of the said Council held on the         day of         , 20    .
                                
   MAYOR
ATTEST:
                               
CITY CLERK
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE
(The following is to be submitted with the Final Plat and completed by the City Engineer if the Subdivision is solely within the corporate limits of Danville, Illinois or by the respective Township Highway Commissioner if the Subdivision is solely within the unincorporated area of Vermilion County, Illinois or by both the City Engineer and the respective Township Highway Commissioner if the Subdivision is within both the corporate limits of the City of Danville, Illinois and the unincorporated area of Vermilion County, Illinois.
(Delete inapplicable portion if completed by only one party).
I,                                          , City Engineer, City of Danville, Illinois and
I,                                          , Township Highway Commissioner of the town of
                                            , Vermilion County, Illinois certify that the
improvements for this Subdivision have been constructed and completed in accordance with the plans and specifications therefor, heretofore approved and with the requirements of the Subdivision Ordinance of the City of Danville, Illinois.
Dated this                   day of             , 20    .
                                  
                                  
   Official Title
                                  
                                  
   Official Title
BOND
(The following is a recommended form of bond to be submitted in lieu of completion of the required improvements).
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS that we, the undersigned                                 as principal, and                  , as surety, are held and firmly bound into the City of Danville, Illinois (or the County of Vermilion), State of Illinois, if applicable, in the penal sum of                     Dollars ($            ), to be paid to the said City of Danville (or County of Vermilion), Illinois, for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, heirs, executors, administrators and other successors in interest, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
The condition of this obligation is such that,
WHEREAS, the said principal has presented to the City of Danville (or County of Vermilion), Illinois, as a Plat of a proposed subdivision to be known as                               , and has requested that the same be approved and accepted by the said City of Danville (or County of Vermilion), Illinois; and
WHEREAS, the undersigned                                 , has not at this time completed construction of the improvements in said Subdivision as required heretofore adopted by the City Council of the City of Danville, Illinois; and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the undersigned principal,                                    , the developer and owner of said Subdivision, to have said Final Plat approved and filed for record at this time and to guarantee and assure to said governmental agency the full and complete construction of said required improvements as follows:
( Insert description of work to be completed )
NOW, THEREFORE, in case said                                 , the principal, shall complete or cause to be completed in accordance with approved plans and specifications the aforesaid improvements, or said Subdivision is vacated by Ordinance, then this obligation is to be void, otherwise this obligation shall remain in full force and effect.
Dated this           day of                 ,20    .
                                  
   Principal
Dated this           day of                 ,20    .
                                  
   Surety                (SEAL)
STATE OF ILLINOIS      )
               )
COUNTY OF VERMILION      )
On this                   day of                 , 20    , personally appeared before me, a Notary Public in and for the County and State aforesaid, the said,                         , as principal, and the said                                   ,                             , as surety, and acknowledged that they signed, sealed, and delivered the said instrument as their free and voluntary acts for the used and purposes therein set forth.
                                  
   Notary Public
(SEAL)
(Note: Use corporate form of acknowledgment for corporate surety).
Penalty of said bond
fixed and approved at
   $                      .
                                    
    City Engineer
   (or Township Highway Commissioner)