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City of Billings, MO
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[Ord. No. 777 §26-26, 3-23-1994]
The intent of this Article is to provide for the subdivision of a tract or lot into not more than four (4) lots, including any remainder proposed to be retained by the owner, provided that public improvements are not required and the resulting lots shall not again be divided without replatting. The Commission shall approve or disapprove minor subdivisions in accordance with the provisions of this Article.
[Ord. No. 777 §26-27, 3-23-1994]
A. 
An application for minor subdivision approval shall be submitted to the City Clerk no less than fifteen (15) days prior to the scheduled Commission meeting. The application shall be accompanied by eight (8) copies of the following:
1. 
A certified survey, signed and sealed by a registered land surveyor, of the lot(s) and the location of any structure(s) thereon, together with the exact nature, location and dimension of the proposed minor subdivision.
2. 
A sketch plan of the proposed subdivision drawn to approximate dimensions and showing:
a. 
Tract boundaries,
b. 
Proposed general lot layout,
c. 
Streets on and adjacent to the tract,
d. 
Location of any easements,
e. 
North point and approximate scale.
B. 
The Commission shall review applications for minor subdivisions based on the following guidelines:
1. 
No minor subdivisions shall be approved if:
a. 
More than four (4) lots will be created.
b. 
New streets or alleys are needed or proposed.
c. 
A vacation of streets, alleys, easements, setback lines or access control is needed or proposed.
d. 
There is less street right-of-way than required by this Chapter, unless such dedication can be made by separate instrument.
e. 
A substandard sized lot will be created.
f. 
The subdivision will result in a lot or tract without direct access to a street.
g. 
The extension of a public water or sewer system is needed or proposed.
h. 
The installation of drainage improvements through one (1) or more lots to serve one (1) or more other lots is needed or proposed.
i. 
The subdivision will result in significant increases in utilities and services levels or will interfere with maintaining existing utilities and services (e.g., traffic control, street maintenance, etc.).
j. 
The tract or lot to be subdivided has been previously created through the minor subdivision procedures of this Chapter.
C. 
The Commission shall make a determination within thirty (30) working days of the meeting at which the minor subdivision is considered and make its recommendation and findings of fact to the Board of Aldermen. If the subdivision is disapproved, the Commission shall provide the applicant with a written statement of the reasons for denial within ten (10) days of action by the Commission. The Board of Aldermen shall then proceed at their next regular or special meeting to consider for approval the proposed subdivision.
D. 
Approval of the minor subdivision is contingent upon the survey being recorded within sixty (60) days after the certificate of approval is signed by the Commission Secretary.
[Ord. No. 777 §26-45, 3-23-1994]
A. 
All final plats shall contain the following endorsed certificates:
1. 
Certificate of Ownership and Dedication.
I hereby certify that I am the owner of the property described hereon, which property is located within the jurisdiction of the City of Billings, that I hereby freely adopt this plan of subdivision and dedicate the public use of all areas shown on this plat as streets, alleys, walks, parks, open space and easements, except those specifically denoted as private, and that I will maintain all such areas until the offer of dedication is accepted by the appropriate public authority. All property shown on this plat as dedicated by law when such other use is approved by the Billings Board of Aldermen in the public interest.
  Date
  Owner
  Notary
2. 
Certificate of Survey and Accuracy.
I, ___________, hereby state that this plat was prepared under my supervision from an actual survey of the land herein described and that the corner monuments and lot corner pins shown hereon were place under personal supervision of ___________, in accordance with the Missouri Minimum Standards for Property Boundary Surveys, for the City of Billings, Missouri.
  Date
  Surveyor
3. 
Certificate of Approval — Planning and Zoning Commission.
I hereby certify that this plat has been submitted to and approved by the Billings Planning and Zoning Commission on the date below and that the subdivision shown on this plat is in compliance with the Billings Land Development Regulations.
  Date
  Surveyor
  Planning and Zoning Commission
4. 
Certificate of Approval — Board of Aldermen.
I hereby certify that all streets shown on this plat are within the City of Billings and all improvements shown on this plat have been installed or completed, that the subdivision shown on this plat is in all respects in compliance with the Billings Land Development Regulations and therefore this plat has been approved by the Billings Board of Aldermen, subject to its being recorded in the Christian County Registry within sixty (60) days of the date below.
  Mayor
  Date
  (SEAL)
  City Clerk