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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning. All other terms used in this chapter shall be construed as defined in the zoning code of the city. Should any reasonable doubt exist as to the meaning of any term or of any terms of this chapter, such doubt shall be resolved by giving such term or terms the most liberal construction which will favor the city and which will effectuate the purpose of this chapter.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENT. That instrument which the City Engineer shall furnish the Planning Board, being a written certification stating that all improvements required by the general provisions of this chapter concerning regulations which have been completed prior to the final approval have been satisfactorily completed in accordance with all city plans and specifications for such improve- ments, and shall further certify that sufficient cash has been deposited or security bond furnished with the city to secure the completion of all improvements so required which are incomplete.
EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION. The area adjacent to the city as determined under Tex. Local Gov’t Code, Chapter 42.
PLANNING BOARD. That Board established by the City Council pursuant to Article II, Section 2, of the Home Rule Charter of the city.
PRELIMINARY PLAT. That plat of a proposed subdivision or resubdivision submitted to the City Engineer for presentation to the Planning Board at least five days prior to the meeting at which approval of such plat is requested.
P.S.I. Pounds per square inch.
RESUBDIVISION. The division of an existing subdivision, together with any change of lot or area size therein, or the relocation of any street line or lines.
SUBDIVISION. The division of a tract or parcel of land into two or more lots or parts or other division of land, for the purpose, whether immediate or in the future, of transfer of ownership or building development, but expressly excluding development for agricultural purposes, and shall include resubdivisions. The term SUBDIVISION shall further include the division of land whether by lots and/or blocks, plats, and/or metes and bounds description.
('68 Code, § 33-1) (Ord. 472, passed 12-18-56; Am. Ord. 2008-2201, passed 5-19-08)