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(a) Use of Certified Survey Map.
(1) A Certified Survey Map, prepared and recorded in accordance with Sec. 236.34, Wis. Stats. and the requirements of this Article, and having been approved by the Village Board, may be used in lieu of a subdivision plat to divide or consolidate lands, or dedicate lands, provided that one of the following conditions is met:
a. The division or consolidation is of any lot, outlot, parcel, or other lands previously approved by the Village and recorded with the County Register of Deeds as a subdivision plat, certified survey, or assessor's plat, of any size, which results in not more than four (4) lots, outlots, parcels, or mortgage descriptions, being created by any division or successive division, regardless of any changes in ownership, within any five (5) year period; or
b. The division or consolidation is of any lot, outlot, parcel, or other lands previously recorded with the County Register of Deeds, including those recorded by a metes and bounds description, provided any of the resulting parcels are not less than one and one-half (1-1/2) acres in size and which results in not more than four (4) lots, outlots, parcels, or mortgage descriptions, being created by any division or successive division, regardless of changes of ownership, within any five (5) year period.
(2) In the event a proposed land division does not meet the above requirements, the proposed land division must be pursued as a subdivision plat.
(3) The Certified Survey Map shall include the entire original parcels of land owned or controlled by the subdivider, including those proposed for division or consolidation. The subdivider shall comply with all requirements of this Chapter including Article G (Design Standards) and Article F (Required Public Improvements) when a certified survey map is used. A certification of the approval of the certified survey map by the Village Board shall be inscribed legibly on the face of the map. A certificate of the Village Administrator stating that there are no unpaid special assessments or taxes on the lands shall be included on the certified survey map.
(4) The applicant for a land division shall file twenty (20) acceptable reproductions of a certified survey map and a written application requesting approval with the Village Administrator.
(b) Referral to Plan Commission. The Village Administrator shall, within two (2) normal work days after filing, transmit the copies of the map and letter of application to the Plan Commission.
(c) Review by Other Village Agencies. The Village Administrator shall transmit a copy of the map to all affected Village boards, commissions or departments for their review and recommendations concerning matters within their jurisdiction. Their recommendations shall be transmitted to the Plan Commission within ten (10) days from the date the map is filed. The map shall be reviewed by the Plan Commission for conformance with this Chapter and all ordinances, rules, regulations, comprehensive plans, comprehensive plan components and neighborhood plans.
(d) Review and Approval. The Plan Commission shall, within thirty (30) days from the date of filing of the certified survey map, recommend approval, conditional approval or rejection of the map and shall transmit the map along with its recommendations to the Village Board. The Village Board shall approve, approve conditionally and thereby require resubmission of a corrected certified survey map or reject such certified survey map within sixty (60) days from the date of filing of the map unless the time is extended by agreement with the subdivider.
If the map is rejected, the reason shall be stated in the minutes of the meeting and a written statement forwarded to the subdivider. If the map is approved, the Village Board shall cause the Village Administrator to so certify on the face of the original map and return the map to the subdivider.
(1) The subdivider shall file a copy of the approved Certified Survey Map together with the approving resolution with the County Register of Deeds within sixty (60) days of the date of the last resolution of approval and not later than six (6) months following the date of the first resolution of approval. All recording fees shall be paid by the subdivider.
(2) No building permits shall be issued and no improvements shall be made until the certified survey is recorded and a document recording number is filed with the Building Inspector.
(f) Re-Approvals. Submittals of previously approved Certified Survey Maps for replatting or reapproval by the Village Board shall be in accordance with Section 14-1-35.