§ 152.041  FINAL PLAT.
   The owner or subdivider shall submit a final plat together with any necessary supplementary information.
   (A)   Contents. The final plat prepared for recording purposes shall be prepared in accordance with provisions of state statutes and county regulations, and the final plat shall contain the following information:
      (1)   Names of the subdivision, which shall not duplicate or too closely approximate the name of any existing subdivision;
      (2)   Location by section, township, range, county, and state, and including descriptive boundaries of the subdivision based on an accurate traverse, giving angular and linear dimensions which must be mathematically close;
      (3)   The location of monuments shall be shown and described on the final plat. Locations of the monuments shall be shown in reference to existing official monuments on the nearest established street lines, including true angles, and distances to the reference points or monuments. Permanent markers shall be placed at each corner of every block or portion of a block, points of curvature and points of tangency of street lines, and at each angle point on the boundary of the subdivision. A permanent marker shall be deemed to be a steel rod or pipe, one-half inch or larger in diameter extending at least two feet below the finished grade due to the difficulty faced with frozen ground in the winter. In situations where conditions prohibit the placing of markers in the locations prescribed above, offset markers will be permitted. The exact locations of all markers shall be shown on the final plat together with accurate interior angles, bearings, and distances. Permanent monuments shall be placed at all quarter section points within the subdivision or on its perimeter;
      (4)   Location of lots, streets, public highways, alleys, parks, and other features, with accurate dimensions in feet and decimals of feet, with the length of radii and/or arcs of all curves, and with all other information necessary to reproduce the plat on the ground shall be shown. Dimensions shall be shown from all angle points of curve to lot lines;
      (5)   Lots shall be numbered clearly. Blocks are to be numbered, with numbers shown clearly in the center of the block;
      (6)   The exact locations, widths, and names of all streets to be dedicated;
      (7)   Location and width and intended use of all easements to be dedicated;
      (8)   Name of fee owner and surveyor preparing the plat;
      (9)   Scale of plat (the scale to be shown graphically and in feet per inch), date, and north point;
      (10)   Statement dedicating all streets, alleys, and other public areas, utility and drainage easements not previously dedicated as follows: streets alleys, and other public areas shown on this plat and not heretofore dedicated to public use are hereby so dedicated; and
      (11)   An accompanying letter from the County Surveyor’s office stating that the plat or land survey has been examined and approved.
   (B)   Certifications required.
      (1)   Notarized certification by owner and by any mortgage bolder of record of the adoption of the plat and the dedication of streets and other public areas;
      (2)   Notarized certification by a registered land surveyor to the effect that the plat represents a survey made by him or her and that monuments and markers shown therein exist as located and that all dimensional and geodetic details are correct;
      (3)   Certification showing that all taxes and special assessments due on the property have been paid in full if requested by the City Council or County Commissioners; and
      (4)   Space for certificates of approval and review to be filled in by the signatures of the Chairperson of the City Planning Commission and the Mayor and City Clerk.
         (a)   The form of certificate by the Planning Commission is as follows:
Reviewed by the Planning Commission of the City of Monticello this ____ day of ______, 20___.
Signed: __________________________
Attest: ___________________________
         (b)   The form of approval of the City Council is as follows:
Approved by the  City of Monticello, Minnesota this ____ day of ______, 20___.
Signed: __________________________
Attest: ___________________________
      City Clerk
   (C)   Recording required. A letter from the County Recorder’s office stating the final plat has been recorded as approved by the City Council shall be received by the Building Official’s office before any building permits may be issued.