§ 153.022  LAND RESERVED FOR PUBLIC USE AND OPEN SPACES.
   (A)   Public facilities.
      (1)   The Planning Commission shall require the dedication of land within the subdivision in accordance with § 153.053(D).
      (2)   Where deemed essential by the Planning Commission upon consideration of the type of developments proposed in the subdivision and especially in large scale neighborhood unit developments not anticipated in the Land Use and Thoroughfare Plan or the Parks and Recreation Plan, the Commission shall require the dedication or reservation of such other areas or sites of a character, extent or location suitable to the needs created by such development for schools and other neighborhood purposes in accordance with § 153.053(D).
   (B)   Natural features. Due consideration shall be given to preserving outstanding natural features such as scenic spots, water bodies or exceptionally fine groves of trees. Dedication to and acceptance by a public agency are usually the best means of assuring their preservation.
('65 Code, § 1379.08)  (Ord. 20-89, passed 4-4-89; Am. Ord. 48-93, passed 7-20-93)  Penalty, see § 153.999