§ 155.030  PRIMARY PLAT REQUIREMENTS.
   (A)   The primary plat submission shall be legibly drawn on tracing cloth or equal material of good quality no larger than 24 by 36 inches, at a scale of not more than 100 feet to one inch with a graphic bar scale, except that a subdivision of 200 acres or more may be drawn at a scale of 200 feet to one inch with a graphic bar scale, and shall show all required information as follows:
      (1)   Legal description of the subdivision;
      (2)   Name of the subdivision:
         (a)   Name of subdivision if property is within an existing subdivision;
         (b)   Proposed name if not within a previously platted subdivision; the proposed name shall not duplicate the name of any subdivision having previously received secondary plat approval; or
         (c)   Name of property if no subdivision name has been chosen.
      (3)   Date, scale, and north arrow;
      (4)   Name and address of the owner, subdivider, planner and engineer or surveyor preparing the plat;
      (5)   A small scale drawing of the section or government subdivision of the section in which the subdivision lies, with the location of the subdivision indicated thereon;
      (6)   Location and names of adjacent subdivisions and the owners of adjoining parcels of unsubdivided land;
      (7)   Present zoning and any requested rezoning;
      (8)   Location, widths, type of construction of all existing and platted streets, alleys, or other public ways and easements, railroad and utility rights-of-way, parks, cemeteries, watercourses, drainage ditches and wetlands, regulated drains, soil erosion measures, swamps, low areas subject to flooding, 100-year floodplain boundary, permanent buildings, bridges and other pertinent data as determined by the Administrator;
      (9)   Indication of the gross land area of the subdivision and computation of the density as defined in this chapter;
      (10)   Type of development anticipated on the lots;
      (11)   Topographic information, which may be of a very general nature, such as is obtainable from U.S.G.S. maps or elevations.  This topographic information shall be referenced to U.S.G.S. datum;
      (12)   Proposed layout width of all new streets and proposed pavement widths;
      (13)   All soil types according to the published soil survey;
      (14)   Approximate location and area of property proposed to be dedicated for public use, or to be reserved by deed covenant, for use of all property owners in the subdivision with the proposed conditions, if any, of the dedication or reservation;
      (15)   Lot numbers and lot dimensions;
      (16)   If the individual lot sewage disposal systems are proposed in the subdivision, soil maps prepared from the published soil survey showing all soil types;
      (17)   Master Drainage Plan per § 155.111 of this code; and
      (18)   The location of property with respect to surrounding property and streets, the names of adjoining developments, and the names of adjoining streets;
      (19)   The length and bearing of the exterior boundaries of the subdivision with reference to a U. S. Land Survey corner;
      (20)   Contours at vertical intervals of not more than two feet with reference to U.S.G.S. datum (five-foot intervals are acceptable for minor subdivisions);
      (21)   The water elevations of adjoining lakes or streams at the date of the survey and the approximate high and low elevations of these lakes or streams.  All elevations shall be referred to U.S.G.S. datum;
      (22)   Any subterranean drainage;
      (23)   If the subdivision borders a lake or stream, the distances and bearings of a meander line established not less than 20 feet back from the ordinary high water mark of the lake or stream; or where regulated drains exist, the drain and easement shall be delineated;
      (24)   A wetland boundaries map from the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wetland Inventory, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the National Resources Conservation Service, Wetland Inventory, or a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved delineation;
      (25)   Layout of all new streets and rights-of-way such as alleys, highways, easements for sewers, water mains, drainage ways and wetlands, soil erosion control measures, and other public utilities; and existing streets, water mains, sanitary sewer mains, and drainage structures within 100 feet of the subdivision;
      (26)   Direction, size, and distance to the nearest water, sanitary and storm sewer lines;
      (27)   Dimensions, uses, and area of all proposed and existing lots;
      (28)   Areas of lots where individual septic tank installations are proposed;
      (29)   Indication of the gross land area of the subdivision and a computation of the density as defined in this chapter;
      (30)   All soil types listed in the Soil Conservation Service (SCS) soil survey book of the county;
      (31)   Approximate radii of all curves;
      (32)   If deemed necessary by the Administrator or Commission, on proposed subdivisions with individual lot sewage systems, information on the following items shall be supplied and attested to by a civil engineer or soil scientist registered in this state:
         (a)   Description of soil type to a depth of five feet and soil borings;
         (b)   Statement of topography; and
         (c)   Elevation of the water table.
      (33)   In instances where the subdivider plans to construct a common sewage treatment facility or a common water supply system (or both), the subdivider shall submit evidence to the Plan Commission that the preliminary system plans have been submitted to the appropriate state agency for action.
   (B)   The above information can be shown as additional information on the plan submission, or it can be shown on a new tracing cloth or paper medium, or it can be shown on the engineering plans.
   (C)   Any remapping of soil types must be done by a certified professional soils scientist.
   (D)   Should any lots be added or deleted to the primary plat, the soils testing information book should also be revised.  Should lot numbers change for any reason, the soil information book shall also be changed.  This information must be completed and submitted accurately at the primary stage.
   (E)   The County Health Department requires at the primary approval stage all soil testing be completed by a professional soils scientist.  The soil boring locations must be marked exactly on each lot of the plat and the soil boring information shall coincide with each lot.  The USDA or SCS and the soil scientist’s survey shall be placed on separate plats.
   (F)   Reserved strips must not be retained between any proposed street and the lands of an adjacent owner.
(Ord. 27, § 7.10.20, passed 4-16-1997; Am. Ord. 191, passed 6-15-2010)