(a)   Subdivision regulations may include requirements as to the extent to which and the manner in which the streets of the subdivision shall be graded and improved, and water, sewer and other utility mains, piping, connections or other facilities shall be installed as a condition precedent to the approval of the subdivision. The regulations may provide for the tentative approval of the plat previous to the improvements and installation; but any tentative approval shall not be entered on the plat.
   (b)   The regulations may provide that, in lieu of the completion of the work and installations prior to the final approval of a plat, the city council may accept a bond, in an amount and with surety and conditions satisfactory to it, providing for and securing to the city the actual construction and installation of the improvements and utilities within a period specified by the city council and expressed in the bond; and the city is hereby granted and has the power to enforce bonds by all appropriate legal and equitable remedies.
   (c)   The regulations may provide, in lieu of the completion of the work and installations previous to the final approval of a plat, for an assessment or other method whereby the city is put in an assured position to do the work and make the installations at the cost of the owners of the property within the subdivision.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 2.919; 1992 Code, § 32-37) (Ord. 1992, passed 8-3-1959)
   Subdivisions, see ch. 157