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A. The village president and board of trustees, in the examination of subdivision plats for approval and in the application of this title, shall take into consideration the requirements of the community and the best use of the land being subdivided. Particular attention shall be given to width and location of streets, suitable sanitary utilities, surface drainage, and lot sizes and arrangements, as well as local requirements such as parks and playgrounds, schools and recreation sites, and other public uses.
B. At such time as the village institutes a comprehensive land use plan, the village shall require that all subdivisions conform in general to the provisions and conditions of the village comprehensive land use plan for future development of the village. Plat approval may be withheld if a subdivision is not in conformity with provisions of said plan.
C. The village shall not recommend for approval any plat of subdivision which does not make adequate provisions for stormwater or floodwater runoff channels or basins.
D. In all subdivisions, due regard shall be given to the preservation of natural features such as large trees, watercourses, historical, and similar features.
E. In all subdivisions, due regard shall be given to the variation of design of homes to be located in the subdivision, and appropriate lot size for the type of subdivision to be platted. Approval shall not be given for subdivisions incorporating a uniform design for all homes to be located therein or for the location of identical or nearly identical homes within the same block.
F. The village shall not recommend for approval any plat of subdivision which does not make adequate provisions for municipal water and sewer service as provided in section 9-1-11 of this chapter.
G. The village shall not recommend for approval any plat of subdivision which does not make adequate provision for the impact of the subdivision on the village infrastructure, including, but not limited to, transportation, traffic flow, parking, curbs and gutters, and sidewalks.
H. The village shall not recommend for approval any plat of subdivision which does not make adequate provisions for the transportation of excess stormwaters.
I. No lot, tract, or parcel of land within any subdivision shall be offered for sale nor shall any sale, contract for sale, or option be made or given until such subdivision plans have been finally approved by the president and board of trustees.
J. Where a tract of land proposed for subdivision is part of a larger, logical subdivision unit in relation to the village as a whole, the president and board of trustees may, before approval, cause to be prepared a plan for the entire area or neighborhood, such plan to be used by the village board as an aid to evaluate the merit and the impact of the proposed plat. The village board shall have authority to require adjustments in the plat or plan which are deemed to be in the best interest of the village and the impact of the subdivision on village facilities and infrastructure. (Ord., 12-27-2007)