(A)   Pre-application plane and data.
      (1)   General subdivision information shall describe or outline the existing condition of the site and the proposed development as necessary to supplement the drawings required below. This information may include data on existing covenants, land characteristics and available community facilities and utilities; and information describing the subdivision proposal, such as number of residential lots, typical lot width and depth, price range, proposed protective covenants and proposed utilities and street improvements.
      (2)   Location map shall show the relationship of the proposed subdivision to existing community facilities which serve or influence it. Include development name and location, existing main traffic arteries, title, scale, north arrow and date.
      (3)   Sketch plan shall show in simple sketch form the proposed layout of streets, lots and other features in relation to existing conditions. The sketch plan maybe a free-hand pencil sketch, but shall include such data as the Plat Officer determines is necessary for his or her consideration of the proposed sketch plan.
   (B)   Plats and data for conditional approval.
      (1)   Topographic data required as a basis for the preliminary plat in division (B)(2) below, shall include existing conditions as follows, except when otherwise specified by the Plat Officer:
         (a)   Boundary lines: bearings and distances;
         (b)   Easements: location, width and purpose;
         (c)   Streets on and adjacent to the tract: name and right-of-way width and location; type, width and elevation of surfacing; and legally established centerline elevations; walks, curbs, gutters, culverts and the like;
         (d)   Utilities on and adjacent to the tract: location, size and invert elevation of sanitary, storm and combined sewers; location and size of water mains; location of gas lines, fire hydrants/electric and telephone poles, and street lights; if water mains and sewers are not on or adjacent to the tract, indicate the direction and distance to, and sise of nearest ones, showing invert elevation of sewers;
         (e)   Ground elevations on the tract, based on a datum plane approved by the Plat Officer: for land that slopes less than approximately 2% show spot elevations at all breaks in grade, along all drainage channels or swales, and at selected points not more than 100 feet apart in all directions; for land that slopes more than approximately 2% show contours with an interval of not more than two feet;
         (f)   Subsurface conditions on the tract, if required by the Plat Officer: location and results of tests made to ascertain subsurface soil, rock and ground water conditions; depth of ground water unless test pits are dry at a depth of five feet; location and results of soil percolation tests, if individual sewage disposal systems are proposed in conformance with § 152.05(E)(2)(a);
         (g)   Other conditions on the tract: watercourses, marshes, wooded areas, isolated preservable trees one foot or more in diameter, houses, barns, shacks and other significant features;
         (h)   Other conditions on adjacent land: approximate directions and gradient of ground slope, including any embankments or retaining walls; character and location of buildings, railroads, power lines, towers and other nearby nonresidential land uses or adverse influences; owners of adjacent unplatted land; for adjacent platted land refer to subdivision plat by name, recordation date and number; and showing approximate percent built-up, typical lot size and dwelling type;
         (i)   Zoning: on and adjacent to the tract;
         (j)   Proposed public improvements: highways or other major improvements planned by public authorities for future construction on or near the tract; and
         (k)   Title and certificates: present tract designation according to official records in office of Recorder; title under which proposed subdivision is to be recorded, with names and addresses of owners, notation stating acreage, scale; north arrow, datum, benchmarks, certification of registered surveyor, date of survey.
      (2)   Preliminary plat shall be at a scale not smaller than 200 feet to one inches. It shall show all existing conditions required above in division (B)(1) above, and shall show all proposals including the following:
         (a)   Streets: names; right-of-way and pavement width; approximate grades and gradients; similar data for alleys, if any;
         (b)   Other rights-of-way or easements; locations, width and purpose;
         (c)   Location of utilities, if not shown on other exhibits;
         (d)   Lot lines, lot numbers and block numbers;
         (e)   Sites, if any, to be dedicated for parks, playgrounds or other public uses;
         (f)   Sites, if any, for multi-family dwellings, shopping centers, churches, industry or other non-public uses exclusive of single-family dwellings;
         (g)   Minimum building setback lines;
         (h)   Site data; including number of residential lots, typical lot size, and acres in park and the like; and
         (i)   Title, scale, north arrow, and date.
      (3)   Other preliminary plans: when required by the Plat Officer, the preliminary plat shall be accompanied by profiles showing existing ground surface and proposed street grades, including extensions for a reasonable distance beyond the limits of the proposed subdivision; typical cross-sections of the proposed grading; roadway; and preliminary plan of proposed sanitary and storm water sewers with grades and sizes indicated. All elevations shall be based on a datum plane approved by the Plat Officer.
      (4)   Draft of restrictive covenants (if any) whereby the subdivider proposes to regulate land use in the subdivision and otherwise protect the proposed development.
   (C)   Plats and data for final approval.
      (1)   Final plat shall be drawn in ink on tracing cloth at a scale of 200 feet equals one inch or larger.
         (a)   Where necessary, the plat may be on several sheets accompanied by an index sheet showing the entire subdivision.
         (b)   For large subdivisions, the final plat may be submitted for approval progressively in contiguous sections satisfactory to the Plat Officer.
         (c)   The final plat shall show the following:
            1.   Primary control points, approved by the Plat Officer or descriptions and “ties”to such control points, to which all dimensions, angles, bearings and similar data on the plat shall be referred;
            2.   Tract boundary lines, right-of-way lines of streets, easements and other rights-of-way, and property lines of residential lots and other sites; with accurate dimensions, bearings or deflection angles, and radii, arcs and central angles of all curves. Reference to at least one previously established section corner shall be given;
            3.   Name and right-of-way width of each street or other right-of-way;
            4.   Location, dimensions and purpose of any easements;
            5.   Number to identify each lot or site;
            6.   Purpose for which sites, other than residential lots, are dedicated;
            7.   Minimum building setback line on all lots and other sites;
            8.   Location and description of monuments;
            9.   Names of recorded owners of adjoining unplatted land;
            10.   Reference to recorded subdivision plats of adjoining platted land by record name, date and number;
            11.   Certification by surveyor or engineer certifying to accuracy of survey and plat;
            12.   Certification of title showing that applicant is the landowner;
            13.   Statement by owner dedicating streets, right-of-way and any sites for public uses. A notary’s certificate is required;
            14.   Title, scale, north arrow and date; and
            15.   Certificate as given in § 152.02(B)(3)(d).
      (2)   Cross section and profiles of streets showing grades approved by the City Engineer;
      (3)   A certificate by the City Engineer certifying that the subdivider has complied with the schedule of minimum required utilities and street improvements, § 152.06(B);
      (4)   Certificate by the Plat Officer certifying that he or she approved the plat;
      (5)   Restrictive covenants (if any) in form for recording;
      (6)   Other data: such other certificates, affidavits, endorsements or deductions as may be required by the Plat Officer in the enforcement of these regulations; and
      (7)   Prints: five black line prints of the final plat shall be furnished by the subdivider to the Plat Officer for his or her records and for distribution to appropriate county and city officials.
(Ord. passed 4-11-1960)