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A. Chapter 2 of this title shall not apply to the division of one or more lots platted into lots and blocks and designated in a subdivision plat on file and of record in the office of the county auditor or the county recorder into one or more separately described tracts, nor shall said chapter 2 apply to the consolidation of two (2) or more such platted lots or parts thereof into one or more tracts, upon compliance with the following conditions:
1. The owner or owners of such platted lots to be so divided shall file with the planning division a survey showing the lots to be divided or consolidated. The survey shall show the lot dimensions as indicated on the recorded plat and also the proposed division or consolidation thereof. A written description of the division or consolidation proposal shall be filed with the survey; and
2. The separately described tract of land to be conveyed or designated for building permit purposes by reason of such division or consolidation as described upon said proposed plat shall not be less than the minimum dimensions required to secure the minimum lot area specified in title 10 of this code and the design standards specified in chapter 3 of this title.
3. As a result of such division or consolidation as herein authorized, no remaining part of an original subdivision lot shall become a separately described lot upon said proposed plat with a size less than the minimum dimensions required to secure the minimum lot area specified in title 10 of this code and the design standards specified in chapter 3 of this title.
B. Upon receiving a request for division or consolidation of platted lots in accordance with subsection A of this section, the planning staff shall approve the division or consolidation, in writing, and forward a copy of said approval to the county recorder's office. (Ord. 1038, 7-8-2002)