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(A) All developers of land who submit subdivision plats to the city and secure the city’s approval thereof, within 4 years from the date of the approval and before building permits are issued for construction on the last 3 of the platted lots to be improved, whichever event occurs first, shall cause a completion of all platted improvements to meet the specifications of the city subdivision regulation ordinance in effect at the time of the approval and to provide all the services depicted on the plat.
(B) All developers shall be personally responsible for the completion of improvements, and all persons who sign the plat as developer shall be personally responsible for the completion of the improvements.
(C) In the event that the above-mentioned improvements are not completed within the alternative periods established in division (A) above, the city, after 30-days’ notice by first class mail to the developer’s last known address, may cause a completion of the subdivision to meet the requirements of this section and, thereafter, charge the developer and the signing agents of the developer personally with the cost thereof, together with interest at the then generally effective prime rate of interest and together with all court costs and attorney’s fees incurred by the city in any enforcement proceedings.
(D) The city, upon its expenditure pursuant to division (A) above, may refuse to issue any additional building permits in the subdivision until the costs of the improvements, the interest thereon, and any attorney’s fees have been paid, or may, in the alternative, refuse to issue building permits until the developer completes the improvements.
(E) The securing of the city’s approval on any subdivision plat will constitute an acceptance of the terms of this section, and this section shall not be subject to repudiation or denial.
(1983 Code, § 6-29) (Ord. 2561, passed 5-10-1990) Penalty, see § 151.999