§ 153.24  PLAT CERTIFICATES AND DEED OF DEDICATION.
   The following forms shall be used in final plats:
   (A)   Commission certificate:
Commission Certificate
   Under authority provided by Chapter 174, Acts of 1947, Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana, and all acts amendatory thereto, and an ordinance adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Rockville, Indiana, this plat was given approval as follows:
___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________
Approved by the Rockville Town Plan Commission at a meeting held ____________________, 20__.
                              ROCKVILLE TOWN PLAN COMMISSION
                              ___________________________________
                              President
(SEAL)                           ___________________________________
                              Secretary
   (B)   When all or any part of a subdivision is located in the unincorporated area of the county, the following certificate shall be shown on the final plat:
County Commissioners Certificate
Under authority provided by Chapter 47, Acts of 1951 of the General Assembly, State of Indiana, this plat was given approval by the Board of County Commissioners of Parke County, Indiana, at a meeting held on the day of ________________, 20___.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
(SEAL)
   (C)   Surveyors certificate:
Surveyors Certificate
“I, __________________, hereby certify that I am a registered land surveyor, licensed in compliance with the laws of the State of Indiana, that this plat correctly represents a survey completed by me on __________________, that all the monuments shown thereon actually exist, and that the location, size, type and material of said monuments are accurately shown.
(SEAL)                        __________________________________
                           Signature
   (D)   Deed of dedication:
Deed of Dedication
Each final plat submitted to the Commission for approval shall carry a deed of dedication in substantially the following form
“We, the undersigned _____________________________________, owners of the real estate shown and described herein, do hereby certify that we have laid off, platted and subdivided, and do thereby lay off, plat and subdivide, said real estate in accordance with the within plat.
This subdivision shall be known and designated as _____________________________________, an addition to ___________________________________. All streets and alleys shown and not heretofore dedicated, are hereby dedicated to the public.
Front and side yard building lines are hereby established as shown on this plat, between which lines and the property lines of the street, there shall be erected or maintained no building or structure.
There are strips of ground _______ feet in width as shown on this plat and marked “Easement”, reserved for the use of public utilities for the installation of water and sewer mains, surface drainage, poles, ducts, lines and wires, subject at all times to the proper authorities and to the easement hereby reserved. No permanent or other structures are to be erected or maintained upon said strips of land, but owners of lots in this subdivision shall take their titles subject to the rights of the public utilities.
(Additional dedications and protective covenants, or private restrictions, would be inserted here upon the subdivider’s initiative or upon the recommendation of the Commission. Important provisions are those specifying the use to be made of the property and, in the case of residential use, the minimum habitable floor area.)
The foregoing covenants, (or restrictions) are to run with the land and shall be binding on all parties and all persons claiming under them until January 1, 20____, (a 25-year period is suggested), at which time said covenants, (or restrictions) , shall be automatically extended for successive periods of ten years unless changed by vote of a majority of the then owners of the building sites covered by these covenants, or restrictions, in whole or in part. Invalidation of any one of the foregoing covenants or restrictions, by judgment or court order shall in no way affect any of the other covenants or restrictions, which shall remain in full force and effect.
The right to enforce these provisions by injunction, together with the right to cause the removal, by due process of law, of any structure or part thereof erected, or maintained in violation hereof, is hereby dedicated to the public, and reserved to the several owners of the several lots in this subdivision and to their heirs and assigns.”
Witness our Hands and Seals this _____ day of ______________________, 20____.
                           _____________________________
State of Indiana      )            Signature
               ) SS:         _____________________________
Town of Rockville   )            Signature
Before me the undersigned Notary Public, in and for the County and State, personally appeared ______
__________________________________, and each separately and severally acknowledged the execution of the foregoing instrument as his or her voluntary, act and deed, for the purposes therein expressed.
Witness my hand and notarial seal this ________day of __________________________, 20_____.
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Signature
(Ord. 478, passed 5-5-1970)