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(A) Where a park, playground, school, public access to water frontage or other public uses, which are contained within the Comprehensive Plan are located in whole or in part in a proposed subdivision, the Commission may request the dedication of such area within the subdivision or that provision be made for the acquisition of such area by the proper agency within a period of two years or other mutually acceptable period.
(B) The Commission may require up to 10% of a subdivision, exclusive of streets, to be allocated for recreational purposes. Such requirement shall depend upon the size of the proposed subdivision, the density of population, the location of the subdivision in relation to existing public open spaces, and other similar determining factors.
(C) Where a large scale subdivision is proposed, the Commission may require that consideration be given to sites for schools, parks, playgrounds and other such areas for common use and that provisions be made for such reservation or acquisition by the proper agency.
(D) The Commission reserves the right to deny approval to a subdivision if such a subdivision disregards the preservation of natural features which add value to residential development and the community, such as wooded areas, water courses, beaches, areas of natural or historical significance and similar irreplaceable assets as determined by the appropriate federal, state and county agencies.
(Ord. 18, 2001, passed 6-14-2001) Penalty, see § 153.999