Section 25-25 Preliminary plat review.
Prior to the adoption of 15582 on 04/20/1998, Section 25-25 read as follows.
(a) Application for preliminary plat.
(1) The application shall include
all land which the subdivider proposes to subdivide, and
may be for the whole property or for a portion thereof. The application shall show all land which
is immediately adjacent to the property proposed for subdivision, with the name of all
subdivisions immediately adjacent, and for unsubdivided areas, the property owners as disclosed
by records in the county assessor's office. This information may be shown on a separate map or
(2) The application shall be accompanied
by a minimum of nine (9) copies at the time of
filing, with ten (10) additional copies to be provided by the applicant at the time of referral of the
preliminary plat to the commission for review and recommendation.
(b) The director shall refer the proposed preliminary plat
to the appropriate city departments,
together with an indication of its tentative agenda placement before the commission, and shall
receive reports from the departments as to the conformance of the proposed plat with this
(c) The director shall request the subdivider to make such
changes to the plat as are necessary
to cause the plat to be in conformance with the regulations and design standards contained
(d) The director shall forward the plat to the commission
and advise the commission of the
conformance or nonconformance of the plat with these regulations and standards.
(e) After the commission has reviewed the preliminary plat,
it shall approve, approve
conditionally or disapprove the preliminary plat.
(f) Failure of the commission to act within forty-five (45)
calendar days after the date of
application of the plat shall be deemed approval, except that the commission or director, with the
consent of the subdivider, may extend this period to a stated future date.
(g) If the commission approves a preliminary plat, a notation
to that effect shall be made on
the original tracing. If the commission approves the preliminary plat conditionally, a notation of
the conditions or a reference to the same shall be entered on the original tracing itself and a
record of the conditions shall be maintained in the city clerk's office. If the commission
disapproves the preliminary plat, a notation shall not be made on the original tracing, but the
commission shall forward a recommendation for disapproval with the reasons therefor to the
council and such recommendation and reasons for disapproval shall be made a matter of record
on the city clerk's office. The council, by a vote of not less than two-thirds of its entire
membership, may overrule the disapproval.
(h) The preliminary plat shall be forwarded to the council
with the recommendation of the
planning and zoning commission. The council shall take action on the plat by resolution.
(i) Approval of a preliminary plat by the council shall confer
upon the applicant for a period of
seven (7) years, beginning at the effective date of council approval, the following rights:
(1) The terms and conditions under
which the preliminary plat was given approval shall not
(2) The subdivider may submit on or
before the expiration date the whole or any part of the
subdivision for final approval.
(3) The time for filing of a final
plat may be extended by the council for a specified period
on such terms and conditions as the council may approve.
(Code 1964, § 19.524; Ord. No. 10099, § 1, 3-5-84)