Village of Alexandria Bay, NY
Jefferson County
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For the purpose of this chapter, words and terms used herein are defined as follows:
ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES
All necessary actual expenses and liabilities incurred by the village or any of its officers, Boards or agencies in processing and reviewing applications hereunder and ensuring compliance with this chapter and all other applicable laws or regulations, including but not limited to engineering fees and disbursements, legal fees and disbursements, publication expenses, administrative expenses and any other necessary actual expenditure incurred or accrued by the village.
FINAL PLAT
A drawing, in final form, showing a proposed subdivision, containing all information or detail required by law and to be presented to the Planning Board for approval and which, if approved, may be duly filed or recorded by the applicant in the office of the Jefferson County Clerk.
GENERAL PLAN
The goals, objectives and policies of the village which are embodied by the planning process upon which village land use laws and regulations are based.
OFFICIAL SUBMISSION DATE
The date on which an application for plat approval, complete and accompanied by all required information, endorsements and fees, has been filed with the Village Clerk and Planning Board.
PLANNING BOARD
The Village of Alexandria Bay Planning Board.
PRELIMINARY PLAT
A drawing or drawings clearly marked "preliminary plat," showing the salient features of a proposed subdivision and submitted to the Planning Board for the purposes of consideration prior to submission of the plat in final form.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS
Any improvement meant to serve more than a single lot. This shall include but not be limited to roads, sewers, waterlines and common drainage areas.
SEQRA
The New York State Environmental Quality Review Act and regulations promulgated thereunder.[1]
SKETCH PLAN
A sketch of a proposed subdivision to enable the subdivider to save time and expense in reaching general agreement with the Planning Board as to the form of the layout and objectives of this chapter.
STREET, MAJOR
A street intended to serve heavy flows of traffic from minor streets or as a business street providing access to business properties.
STREET, MINOR
A street intended to serve primarily as an access to abutting residential properties.
SUBDIVIDER
An owner of the land proposed to be subdivided.
SUBDIVISION
The division, after the effective date of this chapter, of any parcel of land into two or more lots, blocks or sites for the purpose of conveyance, transfer of ownership, improvement, building development or sale. The term "subdivision" shall include resubdivision. A tract of land shall constitute a "subdivision" upon the sale, rental, offer for sale or lease or building development of the second lot thereof.
SUBDIVISION INSPECTOR
The Zoning Enforcement Officer, Village Engineer and any other person appointed, designated or otherwise retained by the Village Board to carry out the functions assigned to such person according to this chapter.
SUBDIVISION, MAJOR
A subdivision containing five or more lots or any subdivision requiring new public improvements.
SUBDIVISION, MINOR
A subdivision containing three or four lots, fronting on an existing street and requiring no public improvements.
SUBDIVISION, SINGLE LOT
Division of any parcel into two lots, fronting on an existing road, requiring no public improvements and where the lots conform to the minimum lot size and dimensions under Chapter 150, Zoning.
UNDEVELOPED PLAT
Those plats where 20% or more of the lots within the plat are unimproved, unless existing conditions, such as poor drainage, have prevented their development.
ZONING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
Those persons so designated under Chapter 150, Zoning.
ZONING LAW
The applicable Zoning Law of the Village of Alexandria Bay.[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Art. 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law; see also 6 NYCRR 617.
[2]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 150, Zoning.