CHAPTER 154:  SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS
Section
Legal Framework
   154.001   Title
   154.002   Effective date
   154.003   Authority
   154.004   Applicability
   154.005   Purposes
   154.006   Minimum requirements; compliance with other applicable regulations
   154.007   Minimum standards
   154.008   Conflicting provisions
   154.009   Severability
General Rules of Language and Interpretation
   154.020   Meanings and intent
   154.021   Tenses and usage
   154.022   Conjunctions
   154.023   Fractions
   154.024   Headings and illustrations
   154.025   References to other regulations
   154.026   Current versions and citations
   154.027   Lists and examples
   154.028   Delegation of authority
   154.029   Public officials and agencies
   154.030   Commentaries
   154.031   Definitions
Transitional Provisions
   154.045   Applications submitted before the effective date
   154.046   Final plats approved before the effective date
   154.047   Violations continue
   154.048   Applications submitted on or after the effective date
Improvements Generally
   154.060   Construction
   154.061   Improvements required
   154.062   Completion of improvements
   154.063   Subdivision guarantees
   154.064   As-built plans
   154.065   Acceptance of dedication, improvements
   154.066   Subdivision warranty
   154.067   Construction and inspection of improvements
   154.068   Property owners associations
General Design Standards and Guidelines
   154.080   Applicable regulations and policies
   154.081   Traffic movement and pedestrian circulation
   154.082   Appearance
   154.083   Open space
   154.084   Natural hazards
   154.085   Natural and cultural resources
   154.086   Public sites
Lots and Blocks
   154.100   Lot arrangement
   154.101   Lot area and dimensions generally
   154.102   Outlots
   154.103   Street frontage
   154.104   Side lot line orientation
   154.105   General arrangement and layout of blocks
   154.106   Block dimensions
   154.107   Crosswalks
Streets
   154.120   General arrangement and layout
   154.121   State Department of Transportation standards
   154.122   Street classifications
   154.123   Private streets
   154.124   Layout and alignment
   154.125   Intersections
   154.126   Access control
   154.127   Reserve strips
   154.128   Alleys
   154.129   Half streets
   154.130   Cul-de-sacs
   154.131   Temporary T-turnarounds
   154.132   Rights-of-way and pavement width
   154.133   Curb and gutter
   154.134   Improvements to and additional right-of-way for existing streets
   154.135   Grades
   154.136   Horizontal curves
   154.137   Vertical curves
   154.138   Reverse curves
   154.139   Pavement material and construction
   154.140   County highway entrances; curb and gutter and acceleration/deceleration lanes
   154.141   Guard rails
   154.142   Street names
   154.143   Street signs
   154.144   Streetlights; where required
Sidewalks and Trails
   154.155   When required
   154.156   Width
   154.157   Barrier-free ramps
   154.158   Materials and construction
Easements
   154.170   Utility easements
   154.171   Drainage easements
   154.172   Obstructions
   154.173   Screen planting easements
Water Supply, Wastewater and Stormwater
   154.185   Water supply
   154.186   Wastewater
   154.187   Stormwater management
Erosion and Sedimentation Control
   154.200   Required
Parks
   154.215   Parkland dedication
   154.216   Interior parks
Landscaping
   154.230   Street rights-of-way
   154.231   Parkway or front yard trees
   154.232   Screening
   154.233   Landscape material
   154.234   Landscape placement
   154.235   Installation standards
General Provisions For Conservation Design Option
   154.250   Purpose/description
   154.251   General design principles
Determining Maximum Development Potential
   154.265   Maximum number of dwelling units allowed
   154.266   Yield plan
   154.267   Yield formula
   154.268   Density bonuses; calculations
   154.269   Lot area and dimensional standards
Open Space
   154.280   Determining minimum open space requirements
   154.281   Use, location and design of open space generally
   154.282   Special incentives for certain open space features
   154.283   Limited credit for certain open space features
   154.284   Ownership and management of open space
   154.285   Legal instrument for permanent protection
   154.286   Declaration of consent for maintenance special service area
Overview of Subdivision Approval Process
   154.300   Exempt land divisions
   154.301   Minor subdivisions
   154.302   Major subdivisions
Common Provisions
   154.315   Form of application
   154.316   Application filing fees
   154.317   Application completeness, accuracy and sufficiency
   154.318   Application processing cycles
   154.319   Burden of proof or persuasion
   154.320   Conditions of approval
Pre-Application Meetings
   154.335   Intent
   154.336   Application filing
   154.337   Application requirements
   154.338   Distribution of application; scheduling of meeting
   154.339   Pre-application meeting
Preliminary Plats
   154.350   Intent
   154.351   Applicability
   154.352   Pre-application meetings
   154.353   Application filing
   154.354   Responsibility for preparation
   154.355   Review and report; Chief Subdivision Engineer
   154.356   Review and recommendation; Planning and Zoning Commission
   154.357   Final action; Plat Committee
   154.358   Approval criteria
   154.359   Effect of approval
   154.360   Phasing
   154.361   Lapse of approval
Improvement Plans
   154.375   Intent
   154.376   Timing
   154.377   Responsibility for preparation
   154.378   Application filing
   154.379   Review and final decision; Chief Subdivision Engineer
   154.380   Construction schedule
   154.381   Timing of improvements
   154.382   Subdivision guarantees
   154.383   Development in phases
   154.384   Digital files
Final Plats
   154.395   Intent
   154.396   Prerequisites to final plat approval
   154.397   Application filing
   154.398   Review and recommendation; Chief Subdivision Engineer
   154.399   Review and action; Plat Committee
   154.400   Approval criteria
   154.401   Notice of disapproval
   154.402   Effect of approval
   154.403   Lapse of approval
   154.404   Digital files
Vacations
   154.415   Intent
   154.416   Authority to file vacation application
   154.417   Review and approval process
   154.418   Review and approval criteria
   154.419   Liability
   154.420   Recordation
   154.421   Effect of vacation
Waivers and Modifications
   154.435   Applicability
   154.436   Minor waivers or modifications
   154.437   Major waivers or modifications
Appeals of Administrative Decisions
   154.450   Applicability; authorized appeals
   154.451   Right to appeal
   154.452   Application filing
   154.453   Plat Committee review
   154.454   County Board action
Review and Decision-Making Bodies
   154.465   Summary of review and decision-making roles
   154.466   County Board
   154.467   Plat Committee
   154.468   Planning and Zoning Commission
   154.469   Planning and Zoning Division of the County Land Use Department
   154.470   Chief Subdivision Engineer
   154.471   County Highway Engineer or Road District Commissioner
   154.472   County Health Department
 
   154.999   Penalty
   Appendix A:   Typical Road Cross Sections
   Appendix B:   Entrances