§ 1117.02  PRELIMINARY PLAN.
   (A)   Approval of plan. Seven copies of the preliminary plan, the landscape plan as required by Chapter 1153, specifically including a completed tree inventory, tree preservation plan, and tree removal plan, and supplemental material specified shall be filed together with a written application for conditional approval.  Following review of the preliminary plan and other material submitted for conformity thereof to these subdivision regulations, and negotiations with the subdivider on changes deemed advisable and the kind and extent of improvement to be made by him or her, the Planning Commission shall, within 30 days, act thereon as submitted or modified, and if approved, the Planning Commission shall express its approval as conditional approval and state the conditions of such approval, if any, or if disapproved, shall express its disapproval and reasons therefor.  The action of the Planning Commission shall be noted on two copies of the preliminary plat, referenced and attached to any condition determined.  One copy shall be returned to the subdivider and the other retained by the Planning Commission.
   (B)   Form and contents. The primary plan shall be clearly and legibly drawn and it shall show the following general information:
      (1)   North Point, scale and date.  The scale shall not be smaller than 100 feet to the inch.
      (2)   Name of the plat and names and address of owners and subdividing engineer, or surveyor. Plat name shall not duplicate or too closely approximate the name of any existing plat of record.
      (3)   Location of the plat by section, town and range.
      (4)   A superimposition map. This map shall show the position of the subdivision with relation to existing community facilities which serve or influence it. Include surrounding streets, properties and subdivisions. All section, township and corporation lines which pass through or along the plat, and their approximate distance from the boundary lines of the property.
      (5)   All section, township and corporation lines which pass through or along the plat, and their approximate distance from the boundary lines of the property.
      (6)   Names of adjacent subdivisions and owners of unsubdivided land and city lot numbers of adjacent lots.
      (7)   Contours with intervals of not more than five feet where slope is generally greater than 10%, and not more than two feet where slope is generally less than 10%.
      (8)   Size and location of existing sanitary sewers, water or storm lines and other utilities within or adjacent to the plat.
      (9)   Location, widths and names of existing or proposed streets, railroad rights-of-way, public utility easements, public open spaces.
      (10)   Existing physical features including wooded areas, drainage channels, permanent buildings, and a landscape plan specifically including a tree inventory, tree preservation plan, and tree removal plan as regulated by Chapter 1153.
      (11)   Show existing buildings with approximate dimensions and location and whether the buildings are to remain.
      (12)   Zoning on and adjacent to the tract.
      (13)   Plat boundary by a heavy line with approximate acreage.
      (14)   Proposed names of streets and location of all streets, alleys, crosswalks,  utility and drainage easements with right-of-way widths thereof. 
      (15)   Lot layout and approximate dimensions, the building setback line with dimensions at the building line when the lot is located on a curve or the side lot lines are not parallel.
      (16)   Land to be reserved for public use.
      (17)   Points of proposed connection to public water and sewer system.
      (18)   Draft of protective covenants whereby the subdivider is to regulate land use in the subdivisions and otherwise protect the proposed development.  This information may be attached to the preliminary plan.
(Am. Ord. 6206, passed 4-26-88; Am. Ord. 7451, passed 11-11-97; Am. Ord. 7811, passed 5-9-00; Am. Ord. 8147, passed 4-10-01; Am. Ord. 9364, passed 7-25-06)