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A. No map, plat, replat or plan of a subdivision or planned unit development subject to the provisions of this title shall be recorded or received for recording in any public office unless or until that map, plat, replat or plan has been approved by the city engineer, city clerk and the city council and shall bear the certificate of final approval signed as required by Idaho Code 50-1308.
B. No plat of any subdivision or planned unit development shall be entitled to be recorded in the county recorder's office or have any validity until it shall have been approved as provided in this title. In the event any such unapproved plat is recorded, it shall be considered invalid, and the city council may institute proceedings to have the plat stricken from the records of Kootenai County, Idaho.
C. No owner or agent of the owner of any land located within a subdivision or planned unit development shall transfer, sell, agree to sell or negotiate to sell any land by reference to, exhibition of or by the use of a plan or plat of a subdivision or planned unit development before such plan or plat has been approved and recorded in the manner prescribed by this title. Any sale or transfer contrary to the provisions of this title is void. The description of such lot or parcel by metes and bounds in the instrument of transfer or other documents used in the process of selling or transferring shall not exempt the transaction from the provisions of this title.
D. The building inspector shall not issue building or repair permits for any structure on a lot in a subdivision or planned unit development for which a plat has not been approved and recorded in the manner prescribed herein, nor issue a permit for the installation of water service and sewer connection upon any lot in a subdivision or planned unit development for which a plat has not been approved and recorded in the manner prescribed herein.
E. Further, no short subdivision required by this title shall be recorded by the county recorder until such short subdivision has received approval by the city council.
F. The city hereby defines its policy to be that the city, to the extent possible, will withhold all public improvements of whatsoever nature, including the maintenance of streets and the furnishing of sewerage facilities and water service, from all subdivisions or planned unit developments which have not been approved and from all areas dedicated to the public which have not been accepted by the city council in the manner prescribed herein. (Ord. 119, 5-3-1994)