§ 154.047  CONDOMINIUM SUBDIVISIONS.
   (A)   All condominium units, including single-family detached units, shall comply with the applicable site development standards contained in the dimension and area regulations for each district.
   (B)   The condominium subdivision shall comply with the provisions in division (C) of this section pertaining to potable water supply and waste disposal facilities and to the provisions of § 154.130.
   (C)   The condominium subdivision shall provide for dedication of easements to the appropriate public agencies for the purposes of construction, operation, maintenance, inspection, repair, alteration, replacement and/or removal of pipelines, conduits, mains and other installations of a similar character for the purpose of providing public utility services, including conveyance of sewage, potable water and storm water runoff across, through and under the property subject to the easement, and excavation and refilling of ditches and trenches necessary for the location of the installations.
   (D)   In addition to the materials required by §§ 154.080 through 154.092, the special land use permit application for a condominium subdivision shall include a condominium subdivision plan containing the following information:
      (1)   A project description which describes the nature and intent of the proposed subdivision;
      (2)   A survey plan of the condominium subdivision;
      (3)   A site plan showing the location, size, shape, area and width of all condominium units;
      (4)   If applicable, a utility plan showing all sanitary sewer and water lines and easements granted to the city for installation, repair and maintenance of all utilities;
      (5)   Identification of any portions of the condominium subdivision within or abutting a floodplain;
      (6)   A street construction, paving and maintenance plan for all private streets within the proposed condominium subdivision;
      (7)   A storm drainage and stormwater management plan, including all conduits, swales, drains, detention basins, and other facilities;
      (8)   A description of the common elements of the condominium subdivision as will be contained in the master deed; and
      (9)   Proposed use and occupancy restrictions as will be contained in the master deed.
   (E)   All provisions of the condominium subdivision plan which are approved by the Planning Commission shall be incorporated, as approved, in the master deed for the condominium subdivision. Any proposed changes to the approved condominium subdivision plan shall be subject to review and approval by the Planning Commission as a major amendment to a special land use permit, subject to the procedures of §§ 154.080 through 154.092.
   (F)   All condominium projects which consist in whole or in part of condominium units which are building sites shall be marked with monuments or property irons as provided below.
      (1)   Monuments shall be located in the ground and made according to division (F)(2) below, but it is not intended or required that monuments be placed within the traveled portion of a street to mark angles in the boundary of the subdivision if the angle points can be readily reestablished by reference to monuments along the sidelines of the streets.
      (2)   All property irons shall be made of solid iron or steel bars at least 36 inches long and 1/2-inch in diameter. A monument is a property iron completely encased in concrete four inches in diameter.
      (3)   Monuments shall be located in the ground at all angles in the boundaries of the subdivision; at the intersection lines of streets with the boundaries of the subdivision and at the intersection of alleys with the boundaries of the subdivision; at all points of curvature, points of tangency, points of compound curvature, points of reverse curvature and angle points in the side lines of streets and alleys; and at all angles of an intermediate traverse line.
      (4)   If the required location of a monument is in an inaccessible place, or where the locating of a monument would be clearly impractical, it is sufficient to place a reference monument nearby and the precise location thereof be clearly indicated on the subdivision and referenced to the true point.
      (5)   If a point required to be monumented is on a bedrock outcropping, a steel rod, at least 1/2-inch in diameter shall be drilled and grouted into solid rock to a depth of at least eight inches.
      (6)   All required monuments shall be placed flush with the finished grade where practical.
      (7)   All lot corners shall be identified or staked in the field by iron or steel bars or iron pipes at least 18 inches long and 1/2-inch in diameter or other approved markers.
      (8)   The City Council may waive the placing of any of the required monuments and markers for a reasonable time, not to exceed one year, on the condition that the proprietor deposits with the City Clerk cash or a certified check, or irrevocable bank letter of credit running to the municipality, whichever the proprietor selects, in an amount determined by the City Council. The cash, certified check or irrevocable bank letter of credit shall be refunded to the proprietor upon receipt of a certificate by a surveyor that the monuments and markers have been placed as required within the time specified.
   (G)   The design and construction of all streets, sidewalks, water systems, sanitary systems, storm sewer systems, surface water retention and detention systems, fire protection/suppression systems, and other such infrastructure shall meet or exceed city standards.
   (H)   The City Council requires a copy of the maintenance agreement for common lands or common open space.
(Ord. passed 6-24-1996; Am. Ord. 02-02, passed 2-11-2002)
Statutory reference:
   Condominium Act, see M.C.L.A. §§ 559.101 et seq.