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(A) Application. Whenever any lot-split is proposed to be made, the owner or his or her agent shall submit to the Community Development Director an application for review and approval which shall consist of:
(1) An application form as prescribed by the Community Development Director.
(2) Four copies of each certified survey prepared by a land surveyor registered in the State of Oklahoma, showing the dimensioned location of structures and easements thereon, together with the precise nature, location and dimensions of both of the following:
(a) The proposed new lot; and
(b) The remaining portion of the original lot after the split.
(3) The Community Development Director may require additional plat information regarding adjacent property, in order to ensure that future access needs can be met.
(B) Review and action by Community Development Director. Lot split requests shall be administered by the Community Development Director or his or her official designee. The Community Development Director shall not approve a lot-split if:
(1) A new public street or alley is needed; or
(2) All easement requirements have not been satisfied; or
(3) Substandard or unusable lots according to the subdivision, building, and zoning regulations would be created; or
(4) The lot-split will create lots violating the "spirit" of the size of lots in the same and surrounding subdivisions; or
(5) The lot has previously been split in accordance with these regulations (requires a minor subdivision).
(C) Recording of lot-split. The lot-split approval certificate and the survey plats for both new lots created shall be recorded with the County Clerk by the applicant within seven days of approval by the Review Committee. One of the four copies shall be returned to the Community Development Department within seven days of its recording with the County Clerk.
(D) Appeal. In the event of denial by the Community Development Director, the application for a lot-split may be submitted to the Planning Commission, for a fee as set by the City Council by motion or resolution, as a regular agenda item for their review, modification, approval or denial. In the event of denial by the Planning Commission, the application for a lot-split may be submitted to the City Council, for a fee, as a regular agenda item for their review, modification, approval or denial.
(Ord. 1573, passed 11-13-07)