(A)   Placement of monuments. Unless otherwise specified by this chapter, the Standards of Practice for Land Surveying as adopted by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, under the provisions of the State Administrative Code, Title 21, Ch. 56 and G.S. § 47-30 shall apply when conducting surveys for subdivisions; to determine the accuracy for surveys and placement of monuments, control corners, markers and property corner lines; to determine the location, design and material of monuments, markers, control corners and property corner ties; and to determine other standards and procedures governing the practice of land surveying 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 all plans and specifications have been approved by the appropriate authorities.
      (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. The subdivider, prior to commencing any work within the subdivision, shall make arrangements with the Subdivision Administrator to provide for adequate inspections. The approving authorities having jurisdiction or their representatives shall inspect and approve all completed work prior to release of the sureties.
   (C)   Oversize improvements.  The town may require installation of certain oversized utilities or the extension of utilities to adjacent property when it is in the interest of future development. If the town requires the installation of improvements in excess of the standards required in this chapter, including all standards adopted by reference, the town shall pay the cost differential between the improvement required and the standards in this chapter. The town may recoup this cost through fees.
(1992 Code, § 152.47)  (Ord. passed 5-5-1986; Ord. passed 3-19-2007)  Penalty, see § 152.99