Notwithstanding the provisions of this Chapter, the requirements for filing plats may be waived under the following substitutions:
   (a)   The proposed subdivision of land abuts upon an existing public street and does not involve the opening, widening or extension of any street or road, and where the entire project does not involve more than five (5) lots; or
   (b)   There is a proposed sale or exchange of parcels between adjoining owners, where the sale or exchange does not create additional building sites; and
   (c)   There is submitted to the Planning Commission a plat to scale showing the proposed subdivision and such other information as is pertinent to its determination and action thereof under this Chapter; and
   (d)   If the Planning Commission is satisfied that such proposed subdivision is not contrary to other applicable subdivision or zoning regulations, it shall, at a regular meeting, approve such subdivision and shall stamp the same "Approved by the Village Planning Commission of the Village of Moreland Hills. No Plat required", and shall have it signed by the Village Clerk.
   (e)   A minor subdivision, which involves the division of a parcel of land along an existing public street that is fully improved and which does not involve the opening, widening or extension of any road or street and associated utilities and does not involve more than five (5) proposed lots, shall be exempt from the requirements of final plat approval and Sections 1111.11 to 1111.31 of these Regulations.
   (f)   Such a minor subdivision shall be filed and recorded in the office of the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer by an authorized representative of the Village within thirty (30) days after preliminary plan approval by the Planning Commission and Council, provided that all required fees, charges, expenses and guarantees as required by Section 1111.39 have been paid to the Village.
      (Ord. 2012-21. Passed 7-11-12.)