1246.01 SKETCH PLAN
A subdivision sketch plan may be submitted by the subdivider or property owner as a basis for informal and confidential discussion with the Planning Commission.
Data furnished in a sketch plan shall be at the discretion of the subdivider. It is suggested that the following items be included in the sketch plan presentation. The presentation need not be to scale, and the precise dimensions are not required.
(a) Tract boundary.
(b) North point.
(c) Streets on and adjacent to the tract.
(d) Topographical and physical features. (Use of U.S.G.S 7-1/2, 1” = 2000’ scale quadrangle maps suggested.)
(e) Proposed general street layout.
(f) Proposed general lot layout.
(g) Existing zone district in which subdivision is located.
1246.02 PRELIMINARY PLAN
The preliminary plan and other supplementary material required, which is to be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for conditional approval, should be drawn at a scale of either fifty or 100 feet to the inch or at the largest practical scale. If the preliminary plan is drawn in two or more sections, it shall be accompanied by a key map showing the location of the various sections. The preliminary plan and its copies may be on any practical size sheets. Copies of the preliminary plan may be either prints or photocopies.
The preliminary plan shall show the following information as a minimum:
(a) Proposed subdivision name or identifying title.
(b) Name and address of the owner of the tract or of his/her authorized agent, if any, and of the subdivider.
(c) North point, graphic scale and date.
(d) Total acreage of the tract and number of lots.
(e) Zoning requirements, including district and minimum lot size, and any changes that may be proposed in the provisions of the zoning applicable to the area to be subdivided, and suggested locations of buildings in connection therewith.
(f) Tract boundaries showing distances and bearings.
(g) Contours at vertical intervals of five feet for all land subject of flooding and all land within the Lake Erie bluff recession hazard area.
(h) The names of all owners of all immediately adjacent unplotted land; the names of all proposed or existing subdivisions immediately adjacent, and the locations and dimensions of all existing streets, alleys, crosswalks, railroads, storm drainage or lines, public sewer and water mains and feeder lines, fire hydrants, gas, electric, telephone and cable transmission lines, watercourses and other significant features within 100 feet of any part of the property proposed to be subdivided; and the location of all buildings and approximate location of all tree masses within the property.
(i) The location and widths of any streets or other public ways or places shown upon an adopted Master Plan, if such exist within or adjacent to the tract to be subdivided.
(j) The full plan of the development, showing the location of all proposed streets, alleys, crosswalks, utility easements, parks, playgrounds and other public areas; sewer, water and storm water facilities; proposed building setback lines for each street, proposed lot lines and approximate dimensions of lots; lot number and/or block number in consecutive order; and all streets and other areas designed for appurtenant facilities or public use or proposed to be dedicated or reserved for future public use, together with the condition of such dedications or reservations.
(k) A key map, for the purpose of locating the site to be subdivided, at a minimum scale of 2,000 feet to the inch, showing the relation of the tract, to adjoining property and to all streets, schools, parks, and Municipal boundaries existing within 1,000 feet of any part of the property proposed to be subdivided.
(l) Tentative cross-sections and centerline profiles for each proposed street shown on the preliminary plan. These profiles may be submitted as separate sheets.
(m) Results and locations of percolation tests, made in accordance with the specifications of the Erie County Health Department, shall be submitted if on-lot sewage systems are to be used.
(n) Preliminary designs of any bridges or culverts which may be required. These designs may be submitted as separate sheets.
(o) Where the preliminary plan submitted covers only a part of the subdivider’s entire holding, a sketch of the prospective future street system of the unsubmitted part shall be furnished; the street system of the submitted part will be considered, together with adjustments and connections with future streets in the part not submitted.
(p) Proposed street name for each proposed street shown on the preliminary plan.
(q) A draft of any proposed covenants to run with the land.
(r) A tentative timetable for the proposed sequence of development for the subdivision, if said subdivision is to be developed in sections.
(s) Statement of intentions regarding installation of required improvements or furnishing performance bond or other suitable security in lieu of such installations.
1246.03 FINAL PLAN
The final plan and other supplementary material required, which is to be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for approval and subsequent recording, shall be drawn with India ink on a transparent reproduction of the final plan, with black line on stable plastic base film. The final plan shall be drawn at a scale of either fifty feet or 100 feet to the inch or at the largest practical scale. If the final plan is drawn in two or more sections, it shall be accompanied by a key map showing the location of the various sections. The final plan and its copies shall be on eighteen by twenty-four inch sheets. Copies of the final plan shall be either black on white or blue on white prints.
The final plan shall show the following information as a minimum:
(a) Name of the subdivision.
(b) Name and address of the owner and subdivider.
(c) North point, graphic scale and date.
(d) Block and lot numbers (in consecutive order), dimensions, minimum area and total number of lots; acreage of whole development density and use of land.
(e) Source of title to the land of the subdivision and to all adjoining lots, as shown by the books of the Erie County Recorder of Deeds, names of the owners of all adjoining unsubdivided land; the Erie County Tax Assessment Bureau municipality map-block-parcel number(s) for the tract to be subdivided.
(f) Lot lines with accurate bearings and distances, with distances to the nearest hundredth of a foot.
(g) Lot areas calculated to the nearest square foot, exclusive of any street, alley, or crosswalk right of way.
(h) Accurate dimensions of existing public land and of any property to be dedicated or reserved for public, semipublic, or community use, and all areas to which title is reserved by the owner.
(i) Accurate boundary lines, with dimensions and bearings, which provide a survey of the tract, closing with an error of not more than one foot in 10,000 feet.
(j) Accurate distances and directions to the nearest established street corners or official monuments. Reference corners shall be accurately described.
(k) Complete curve data for all curves, including radius, delta angle, tangent, arc and chord.
(l) Street names.
(m) Location and material of all permanent monuments and lot markers.
(n) Easements for utilities or access and any limitations on such easements.
(o) Setback lines and lot sizes not less than the minimum as fixed by the Lawrence Park Township Zoning Code.
(p) A location map of the subdivision at a minimum scale of 2,000 feet to the inch, showing the relation of the property to adjoining property and to all streets and Municipal boundaries existing within 1,000 feet of any part of the property proposed to be subdivided.
(q) The following certificates, where applicable, shall be shown on the final plan and its copies:
(1) Certification, with seal, by a registered professional engineer or registered land surveyor to the effect that the survey and plan are correct.
(2) Certificate for the review of the County Planning Department.
(3) Certificate for the review and recommendation of approval by the Planning Commission.
(4) Certification, duly acknowledged before a notary public, with seal, and signed by the owner or owners of the property, to the effect that the subdivision shown on the final plan is the act and deed of the owner, that he/she (the subdivider) is the owner of the property shown on the survey and plan, and that he/she desires the same to be recorded as such.
(5) Certificate for approval by the Board of Commissioners.
(6) A certificate to provide for the recording information.
(r) The final plan shall be accompanied by the following material:
(1) Final profiles, cross-sections, and specifications for street improvements and for sanitary and storm sewerage and water distribution systems shall be shown on one or more separate sheets.
(2) All covenants running with the land governing the reservation and maintenance of dedicated or undedicated land or open space, which shall bear the certificate of approval of the Municipal Solicitor as to their legal sufficiency.
(3) Certificate of dedication of streets and other public property. (This is the offer of dedication.)
(4) Where lot sizes are based on public water and/or public sewer facilities, assurance acceptable to the Board of Commissioners that such facilities will be installed.
(5) Such certificates of approval by proper authorities of the State and the Township as may have been required by the Board of Commissioners, including certificates approving the water supply system and sanitary sewer system of the subdivision.
(6) One of the following for guaranteeing improvements:
(A) A certificate from the subdivider and signed by the Municipal Engineer that all improvements and installations in the subdivision required by these Subdivision Regulations have been made or installed in accordance with specifications; or
(B) A certificate from the subdivider and signed by the Municipal Solicitor that a bond, certified check or other security satisfactory to the Board of Commissioners has been filed with the Township.