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(A) The County Executive has sole authority to designate a Chief Subdivision Engineer and an acting Chief Subdivision Engineer to act in the absence of the Chief Subdivision Engineer. The Chief Subdivision Engineer and any acting Chief Subdivision Engineer must be state-registered professional engineers.
(B) In addition to any other duties expressly assigned by this chapter, the Chief Subdivision Engineer is responsible for:
(1) Maintaining permanent and current records with respect to the regulations of this chapter;
(2) Receiving and filing all plans, preliminary plats, site development plans for permit, construction or improvement plans, subdivision guarantees and final plats, together with applications therefore;
(3) Reviewing all preliminary plats to determine whether the plans comply with these regulations;
(4) Forwarding copies of preliminary plats to other appropriate agencies for input, comments and/or procedural recommendations;
(5) Forwarding copies of construction improvement plans to the Road District Commissioner;
(6) Receiving and filing transmittal letters from the Road District Commissioner per their review of the improvement plan;
(7) Reviewing all final plats to determine whether they comply with the preliminary plan and these regulations; and
(8) Forwarding preliminary and final plats to the Plat Committee, when required by these regulations, together with the Chief Subdivision Engineer’s recommendations.
(C) If the workload of the Chief Subdivision Engineer creates undue delay in the review of subdivision plats or special expertise is required, an outside consultant may be hired by the county to assist in the subdivision review and approval process.
(D) Developers must bear the cost of any outside consulting support. An outside consultant may only be hired for outside consulting assistance only after the developer agrees in writing to bear all costs of the outside review. The outside engineer review costs will be in addition to the regular plat and permit fees to be paid to the county.
(Ord. passed 7-8-1970; Res. 09-167, passed 6-18-2009)