Section 25-26 Preliminary plat specifications.

    The preliminary plat shall be clearly and legibly drawn at a scale of not more than one (1) inch equals one hundred (100) feet under the supervision of a registered land surveyor or registered professional engineer, attested to by his seal and signature on the plat. The preliminary plat shall include the following information:

    (1)    Description.

        a.    A key map showing the entire subdivision and its relationship to the surrounding area;

        b.    The title of the subdivision by name and plat number, graphic scale, and north arrow;

        c.    Location of the boundary lines of the subdivision in relation to any section, quarter-section, and any corporate boundaries immediately adjacent.

    (2)    Name and ownership.

        a.    The names and addresses of the record owner(s) of the land and of the subdivider;

        b.    The name of all subdivisions immediately adjacent and, for unsubdivided areas, the property owners immediately adjacent as disclosed by current records in the county assessor's office;

        c.    Existing zoning of the subdivision and property immediately adjacent;

        d.    All restrictions of record on the property which in the opinion of the director may affect the division and use of the land as contemplated by the subdivision.

    (3)    Features.

        a.    Location of existing property lines, buildings and structures, building setback and street plan lines, streets, utilities, watercourses, flood-prone areas (floodway, floodway fringe, and/or 100-year floodplain delineated on the December 1, 1981, flood hazard boundary map and amendments thereto)  and stream buffer limits, if applicable,  cemeteries and burial grounds, railroads, bridges, culverts, drain pipes, lagoons and any natural features such as wooded areas within the proposed subdivision and immediately adjacent thereto, including the location and width of existing street rights-of-way, alleys, roads, railroad rights-of-way, and recorded easements;

        b.    Five-foot topographic contours shall be indicated based upon city datum. On rough or flat terrain, the director may require the contour intervals to be as needed to better delineate the terrain;

        c.    Size of the proposed subdivision to the nearest one-tenth of an acre;

        d.    Proposed location and grades for all streets. When the proposed grades are not easily attainable due to the existing terrain, additional information shall accompany the plat showing how the surveyor or engineer intends to achieve the grades indicated;

        e.    Proposed names for all streets and walkways;

        f.    Proposed location, dimension, and use of all lots, including designation of areas for any proposed park, church, school site, or any other special uses of land or features. All lots shall be numbered;

        g.    Proposed location of required storm sewers and sanitary sewers.

    (4)    Restrictions.

        a.    Any existing obligation or restriction affecting any part of the land to be subdivided that was set forth on a previous plat of the land.  Subdivider may omit any obligation or restriction that subdivider wishes to eliminate but the subdivider must then submit a letter with the application that identifies each omitted obligation or restriction and states the justification for the omission.

(Code 1964, § 19.525; Ord. No. 10099, § 1, 3-5-84; Ord. No. 19049, § 1, 6-5-06; Ord. No. 19343, § 2, 1-2-07)

(Ord. 19343, Amended, 01/02/2007, Prior Text; Ord. 19049, Amended, 06/05/2006, Prior Text)