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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
APPLICANT. A natural person, firm, association, partnership, corporation, or combination of any of them that holds an ownership interest in land, whether recorded or not.
BUILDABLE. Having sufficient upland area outside of regulated wetlands, wetland/watercourse setbacks, floodplains, and protected woodlands to meet minimum structure setbacks, floor area, parking, sewage disposal, and accessory building and use requirements unless, prior to submitting the land division request, the appropriate use permit is obtained allowing construction in the regulated wetland, wetland/watercourse setbacks, floodplains, or protected woodlands. BUILDABLE further means having sufficient area to meet minimum parcel size requirements under this chapter.
DIVIDED LOT. A lot or outlot in a recorded plat that is partitioned or divided.
GOVERNING BODY. The City Commission of the City of Scottville.
OWNER. A natural person, firm, association, partnership, corporation, or combination of any of them which may hold any ownership interest in land, whether recorded or not.
PARCEL. A continuous area or acreage of land including lot(s).
SUBDIVIDE or SUBDIVISION. The partitioning or splitting of a parcel or tract of land by the proprietor thereof or by his or her heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors, or assigns for the purpose of sale, or lease of more than one year, or of a building development that results in one or more parcels of less than 40 acres or the equivalent, and that is not exempted from the platting requirements of the State Land Division Act. SUBDIVIDE or SUBDIVISION does not include a property transfer between two or more adjacent parcels, if the property taken from one parcel is added to an adjacent parcel, provided all resulting parcels conform to the requirements of the State Land Division Act and the requirements of this subchapter and this City Zoning Ordinance.
(Ord. 02-01, passed 1-7-2002)