(a)   To insure the proper construction and installation of all improvements required by these Regulations, the developer shall execute a subdivider's agreement in a form approved by the City Law Director, the City Engineer and the Planning Commission.
   (b)   The agreement shall provide that all required improvements shall be constructed and installed, at the developer's expense, in compliance with the standards and specifications for each of the various types of improvements, and that such improvements will be completed within two years from the date of the approval of the preliminary plan. Such agreement shall also contain a provision whereby the developer warrants to the City of Elyria, for a period of one year from the date all improvements have been completed, that all of the subdivision improvements are constructed in a good and workmanlike manner and in accordance with the standards and specifications of the City of Elyria, and are free from defects in construction and materials.  Said warranty shall survive the approval of the final or record plat by the Planning Commission, and the acceptance and recording of such plat by the City of Elyria.  Any further provisions that the Planning Commission and the City Engineer deem necessary in the public interest may be added to the subdivider's agreement.
   (c)   The subdivider's agreement shall further provide that where the improvements are not completed within the specified period of time, the City of Elyria may complete the improvements and recover full costs and expenses thereof from bonds posted by the developer for the faithful performance of such work.
   (d)   No construction of any water mains or sanitary or storm improvements, nor the laying of pavement, shall be commenced prior to the approval of the subdivider's agreement.
   (e)   Prior to the acceptance of the subdivider's agreement by the City, the Division of Engineering will not conduct any inspections on the project.
(Ord. 97-297.  Passed 12-15-97.)