Commonly Asked Questions
Q: When is platting required?
A: All land which is intended to be divided into three or more lots, parcels, tracts, tiers, blocks, sites, units, or any other division of land; and includes establishment of new streets and alleys, additions, and resubdivisions; and, when appropriate to the context, relates to the process of subdividing or to the lands or area subdivided is required to be platted.
Q: Are there any exemptions?
A: Yes. The following are subject to appropriate requirements relative to required infrastructure improvements but shall be exempt from the platting procedures:
(A) The combination or recombination of portions of previously platted lots where no new parcels, or residual parcels, result in lots of less area, width or depth than as required by the respective zoning district.
(B) The sale or exchange of parcels of land between owners of adjoining properties for the purpose of small adjustments in boundaries; provided that additional lots are not thereby created and that the original lots are not reduced below the minimum lot area and dimension requirements of the respective zoning district.
Q: Can I plat prior to completion of the required improvements?
A: Yes. Applicants may plat prior to the completion of required improvements by posting a performance security in accordance with Section 104-60.1.2(C) of the City’s Land Development Code.
Q: How do I learn more about platting?
A: To learn more, please refer to the City's Practical Guide to Platting, which includes a detailed explanation of the process, an application for review, a submittal checklist, sample language and helpful links about platting.
Q: Where do I go to submit a plat for review?
A: Plats may be submitted to the Community Development Department located at 1415 Pinehurst Road, Unit F. The plat review fee is $600.00.
Q: Who do I contact at the City about platting?
A: Please contact Joseph DiPasqua at (727) 298-3193.