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(a) Compliance Required. The subdivider shall observe the requirements and principles of land subdivision set forth in this chapter in the design of each subdivision or portion thereof.
(b) Conformity with Official Map or General Development Plan. A subdivision plat shall conform to design standards that will encourage good development patterns within the City. Where either or both an Official Map or a General Development Plan has or have been adopted, a subdivision shall conform to the proposals and conditions shown thereon. The streets, drainage rights-of-way, school sites, public parks and playgrounds and open space shown on an officially adopted General Development Plan or Official Map shall be considered in the approval of subdivision plats in accordance with the design standards set forth in this chapter.
(c) Engineering Construction Standards Adopted. Consistent with the intent and provisions of these Regulations and all other applicable laws and regulations and supplementary thereto, the City Engineer shall prepare and adopt additional standards, specifications, and policies regarding the location, design, materials, inspection, and methods of installation of subdivision improvements as necessary for their proper design, documentation, inspecting, testing, maintenance, ownership, and operation. The City Engineer shall maintain a written record of the adopted standards which shall be known as the "Engineering Construction Standards".
(d) Conformance with Accepted Standards. Except where specifically addressed by the provisions of these Regulations or by other policies or regulations of the City, the design of subdivisions and improvements shall comply with the standards generally accepted or used in northeastern Ohio including but not limited to:
(1) ODOT Construction Standards, including Construction and Material Specifications and Standard Construction Drawings.
(2) Recommended Standards for Wastewater Facilities, and Recommended Standards for Water Works, issued by the Great Lakes-Upper Mississippi River Board of State Public Health and Environmental Managers.
(3) Ohio R.C. 4733.37, "Minimum Standards for Boundary Surveys in the State of Ohio."
(4) Regulations of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA).
(5) Regulations of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
(6) Regulations of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
(7) Regulations of the state and local health departments.
(8) Regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
(9) Summit County Standards Governing the Conveyances of Real Property.
(Ord. 2-2004. Passed 2-23-04.)