(A)   Commission Certificate.
Under authority provided by I.C. 36-7-4 enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana, and all acts amendatory thereto, and an ordinance adopted by the County Council of LaPorte County, Indiana, this plat was given approval by the County of LaPorte.
Approved by the LaPorte County Plan Commission on:
                  LaPorte County Plan Commission
   (B)   Surveyor’s Certificate.
I, ________________________________________, hereby certify that I am a registered land surveyor, licensed in compliance with the laws of the State of Indiana, that this plat correctly represents a survey completed by me on __________________________, that all the monuments shown thereon will be installed in accordance with the provisions of the Subdivision Chapter, and that their location, size, type, and material are accurately shown.
                     Signature ___________________________________
   (C)   Deed of Dedication.  Each secondary plat submitted to the Commission for approval shall carry a deed of dedication in substantially the following form:
We, the undersigned _____________________________________________, owners of the real estate shown and described herein, do hereby certify that we have laid off, platted, and subdivided, and do thereby lay off, plat, and subdivide said real estate in accordance with the within plat.
This subdivision shall be known and designated as _________________________________, an addition to ______________________________.  All streets and alleys shown and not heretofore dedicated, are hereby dedicated to the public.
Front and side yards building lines are hereby established as shown on this plat, between which line and the property line of the street, there shall be erected or maintained no building or structure.
There are strips of ground ______________ feet in width as shown on this plat and marked “easement,” reserved for the use of public utilities for the installation of water and sewer mains, surface drainage, poles, ducts, lines, and wires, subject at all times to the proper authorities and to the easement herein reserved.  No permanent or other structures are to be erected or maintained upon said strips of land, but owners of lots in this subdivision shall take their titles subject to the rights of the public utilities.
(Additional dedications and protective covenants, or private restrictions, would be inserted here upon the subdivider’s initiative or upon the recommendation of the Commission.  Important provisions are those specifying the use to be made of the property and, in the case of residential use, the minimum habitable floor area.)
The foregoing covenants (or restrictions) are to run with the land and shall be binding on all parties and all persons claiming under them until January 1, _______ , (a twenty-five (25) year period is suggested), at which time said covenants (or restrictions), shall be automatically extended for successive periods of ten (10) years unless changed by vote of majority of the then owners of the building sites covered by these covenants or restrictions, in whole or in part.  Invalidation of any one of the foregoing covenants or restrictions, by judgment or court order, shall in no way affect any of the other covenants or restrictions, which shall remain in full force and effect.
Witness our hands and seals this _________day of ________________, __________.
State of Indiana)
LaPorte County)
Before me the undersigned notary public, in and for the city and state, personally appeared and each separately and severally acknowledged the execution of the foregoing instrument as his or her voluntary act and deed, for the purpose therein expressed.
Witness my hand and notarial seal this __________ day of _____________, _________.
   (D)   County Commissioner’s Certificate.  This certificate is required whenever a new public right-of-way is established.
Under authority provided by I.C. 36-9-27 et seq., this plat was given approval by the County Commission of LaPorte County, Indiana, at a meeting held on the __________ day of _______________, __________.
   (E)   Urban Drain Certificate. 
The LaPorte County, Indiana Drainage Board has approved this subdivision’s drainage system as an “Urban Drain” as specified in I.C. 36-9-27 et seq.
This _________ day of ________________ , __________.
   LaPorte County Surveyor
(`88 Code, § 8-93)    (Ord. 98-20, passed 11-10-98)