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Requirements for the submission of a final plat shall be as follows:
(a) Generally. No subdivision shall be made of land within the jurisdiction of the Planning Commission without the preparation of a final plat in accordance with the provisions of these Subdivision Regulations.
The final plat is considered the official record plat. It shall not be approved by the Planning Commission prior to the completion, or the assurance of completion, of all public improvements in accordance with these Subdivision Regulations.
(1) Final plat submission. Twenty copies of the final or record plat of the subdivision, or of any part of a larger subdivision, shall be submitted to the Planning Commission for approval. The final plat shall be drawn at the scale of one inch equals 100 feet or less (preferably one inch equals fifty feet) and shall clearly show the features and information identified in subsection (b) hereof.
(2) Survey map. Any person may lay out a subdivision by causing the territory to be surveyed and by having a plat of it made by an Ohio registered professional surveyor. The plat shall particularly describe the streets, alleys, commons or public grounds, and all in-lots, out-lots and fractional lots, within or adjacent to such subdivision. The description shall include the courses, boundaries and extent of such subdivided lands. In-lots intended for sale shall be numbered in progressive numbers, or by the squares in which situated, and their precise length and width shall be stated on the plat as provided for in this paragraph. Out-lots which do not exceed ten acres in size shall, in like manner, be surveyed and numbered, and their precise length and width stated on the plat, together with any streets, alleys or roads which divide or border them.
Every plat shall be superimposed on a survey of the lands of the dedicators from which such plat is drawn and shall contain an accurate background drawing of any metes and bounds descriptions of the lands of the dedicators from which such plat is drawn.
(3) Final plat drawing. The final or record plat shall be prepared by a professional surveyor licensed to practice in the State of Ohio. The plat shall be accurately and clearly drawn at a scale of one inch equals 100 feet or less. The final plat shall be drawn on mylar (or equivalent) on one or more sheets no larger than twenty-four inches by thirty-six inches in size.
(b) Required Information. The final plat shall clearly show the following information:
(1) Boundary lines. All plat boundary lines with lengths of courses to hundredths of a foot and bearings to seconds. These boundaries shall be determined by an accurate survey in the field, which shall be balanced and closed, with an error of closure of not to exceed one to 10,000 (1:10,000).
(2) Recorded streets. The exact locations, including bearings and measurements, and the widths along the property lines, of all existing or recorded streets intersecting or paralleling the boundaries of the tract.
(3) Bearings and distances. Relative bearings and distances to nearest established street bounds, patent corners or other established survey lines, or other official monuments, which monuments shall be located or accurately described on the plat. Any patent or other established survey or corporation lines shall be accurately monument marked and located on the plat, and their names shall be lettered on them.
(4) Monuments. The accurate location and material of all permanent reference monuments.
(5) Layout. The exact layout of the subdivision, including:
A. Street and alley lines. Identifying their names, bearings, length (along the centerline), angles of intersection and widths (including widths along the line of any obliquely intersecting street);
B. Lengths of all arcs. Identifying all radii, points of curvature and tangent bearings;
C. Easements. Identifying all easements, whether public or private, and related rights-of-way, when provided for or owned by public services (with limitation of the easement rights definitely stated on the plat);
D. Lot lines. All lot lines with dimensions in feet and hundredths, and with bearings and angles to seconds, if other than right angles to the street and alley lines.
(6) Lots and block numbers. All lots, units and townhomes numbered by progressive numbers throughout the proposed subdivision. Subdivisions bearing the same name shall be numbered in consecutive order. Condominiums and townhomes bearing the same name shall be listed as phases in consecutive order. Blocks will be listed by letters (A, B, C, etc.).
(7) Property offered for dedication. An accurate outline of all property which is offered for dedication for public use, and of all property that may be reserved by covenant in the deeds for the common use of the property owners in the subdivision, with the purpose indicated thereon.
(8) Watercourses. In case the subdivision is traversed by a stream or creek, the location of such channel stream or creek.
(9) Setback lines. Setback building lines, as established by the Zoning Code, and any other setback lines or street lines established by the City and those stipulated in the deed restrictions, which shall be shown graphically, with dimensions.
(10) Name of subdivision. The name of the subdivision and the name or number of the largest subdivision or tract of which the tract now subdivided forms a part.
(11) Adjoining subdivision. The names and locations of adjoining subdivisions and the location and ownership of adjoining unplatted property.
(12) Names of owners, etc. The names and addresses of the owners of record, the developer and the registered surveyor who prepared the final plat.
(13) Title block. The north point, scale, title and date, the name of subdivision and the name and address of the owner and developer.
(14) Additional requirements. Any additional statements, certifications, affidavits or information required by the Safety-Service Director, the City Engineer or the Planning Commission.
In the event that there is property to be deeded to the City for a public purpose, which property is a part of the subdivision, the deeds shall be given to the City at the time of the approval of the final plat.
(Ord. 97-297. Passed 12-15-97.)