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All subdivisions must be identified and described in writing by a surveyor holding a license in accordance with the Utah professional engineers and professional land surveyors act. Before subdividing any tract of land, a subdivider shall:
A. Checklist: Obtain from the city and follow the subdivision checklist which summarizes these requirements.
B. Conceptual Plan, Premeeting And Approval: The developer shall prepare and submit a conceptual plan illustrating the basic design of the subdivision, and shall meet with the city's building official, public works director, and sewer district representative in order to discuss this plan and obtain conceptual approval from them.
C. Preliminary Plat Submission: After conceptual approval is obtained, the developer shall submit the required number of drawings of the preliminary plat with the required administrative fee to the city office two (2) weeks before first review by all affected utilities and interested entities, unless exempted under this title. The preliminary plat shall include all information required by this subdivision title.
D. Preliminary Plat Hearing: Once preliminary review by affected utilities and interested entities has been completed and all staff requirements have been met pursuant to the city's steps and checklist, a public hearing shall be scheduled before the planning commission to obtain its recommendation. All record owners of property within two hundred feet (200') of the proposed subdivision shall be notified by city staff of such public hearing as required by Utah Code Annotated 10-9a-207 and all notification as required by Utah Code Annotated 10-9a-205 shall be made. The city council shall then review the preliminary plat to give approval.
E. Construction Drawings: After preliminary plat approval has been given by the city council, the developer shall submit the required number of construction drawings to the city for distribution to the affected entities for their approval.
F. Final Plat Submission: After construction drawings have been approved and signed, all subdivision improvements have been installed in accordance with the preliminary plat and construction drawings, the per lot development fee has been paid, and a performance bond equal to twenty five percent (25%) of the cost for all subdivision improvements has been deposited with the city in accordance with section 11-3-5 of this title the developer may pursue final plat approval and recording of the Mylar plat, as outlined in this title. Prior to or at the time of obtaining the bond, the subdivider shall also execute the subdivision improvement cost overrun agreement required by subsection 11-3-5H of this title. All studies and tests on improvements that are required by this title shall be the responsibility of the developer unless there is an indication that they are to be provided by the city.
G. Final Plat Approval Hearing: Once final plat submission requirements have been met pursuant to the city's steps and checklist, the applicant shall schedule a final review before the planning commission to obtain its recommendation and the city council in order to obtain final plat approval.
H. Recording Of Mylar Plat: After final plat approval has occurred and all necessary signatures have been obtained, the Mylar plat may be recorded as outlined in this title.
I. Building Permits: No building permit will be issued until all the improvements have been completed and accepted by the city and the Mylar plat has been recorded in the office of the Washington County recorder.
J. Development Hearings Not Limited: Nothing in this title shall limit the number of times a developer may request a hearing or review of a development as long as proper fees are paid and time frames are observed. (Ord. 2008-18, 11-19-2008)