No subdivision shall be made of land within the jurisdiction of the Planning Commission without the preparation and recording of a Plat of Subdivision in accordance with the provisions of the Subdivision Regulations except as otherwise provided in Section 1242.05 and in Ohio R.C. 711.131. The Plat of Subdivision is the official record plat.  It may be submitted concurrently with the Subdivision Improvement Plan or at any time within three years following the Commission's authorization to proceed under the provisions of the Subdivision Improvement Plan.
   The Plat of Subdivision shall not be approved by the Commission prior to the completion or assurance of completion of all public improvements in accordance with the Subdivision Improvement Plan. The following items are normally required to be shown on the Plat of Subdivision:
   (a)   Items Pertaining to the Title.
      (1)   The name of the subdivision.
      (2)   The location by section, Township, range, County and State.
      (3)   The names and addresses of the owner and the engineer.
      (4)   The scale, which shall not be smaller than one inch equals 50 feet.
      (5)   The date.
      (6)   The north point.
   (b)   Graphic Items Pertaining to the Plat.
      (1)   The boundary of the plat, with accurate distances and bearings and its acreage.
      (2)   The exact location and width of all streets, alleys and cross-walkways, within the adjoining plat.
      (3)   Bearings and distances to the nearest established street lines, political subdivision boundaries, section or patent corners, or other official monuments.
      (4)   Names of streets and alleys within and adjoining the plat.  The names of new streets shall not duplicate or too closely approximate phonetically, the name of any other street in the Village of Westfield Center or Westfield Township.
      (5)   Lengths of all arcs, radii, internal angles, points of curvature and tangent bearings.
      (6)   All easements for rights-of-way provided for public services or utilities and any limitations on such easements.
      (7)   All lot numbers and lines, with accurate dimensions in feet and hundredths and with bearings or angles related to street and alley or cross-walkway lines.
      (8)   An accurate description of the location, material and size of all monuments, of which there shall not be less than three.
      (9)   Accurate outlines of any areas to be dedicated for public use, with the purpose indicated thereon and of any area to be reserved by deed covenant for common use of all property owners in the subdivision.
      (10)   Building setback lines, shown graphically along all streets, with dimensions. This requirement is applicable wherever such setbacks are greater than those required by prevailing zoning.
   (c)   Other Items Pertaining to the Plat.
      (1)   A notation regarding protective covenants, if any.
      (2)   A certification by a registered, professional civil engineer or surveyor to the effect that the plat represents a survey made and closed by him or her and that all the monuments shown thereon actually exist and that their location, size and material are correctly shown.
      (3)   A signed and notarized certification by the owner or owners, of his or her, or their adoption of the plat and dedication of streets and any other public areas.
      (4)   A notation giving the deed reference of the last transfer of title to the owner making the dedication.
      (5)   A description of restrictions on sewer easements if such easements are involved.
      (6)   Space for a statement of approval by the Planning Commission, with lines for a signature and date.
      (7)   Space for a statement of acceptance by Council of land dedicated by the owners for streets, easements and other public areas, with lines for a signature and the date.
(Ord. 2013-01. Passed 2-5-13.)