Thinking about subdividing? A pre-application conference with a Platting Officer is advised. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a pre-application conference, call 459-1260 or EMAIL.
If your property is within a platted subdivision, the recorded plat will show easements, but there may be other easements as well. A title search of your property would indicate any easements that encumber your land. The State Recorder's website is also a good resource.
We recommend you hire a licensed surveyor for an "as-built" to determine if the encroachment actually exists. Our GIS aerial images are for informational purposes, and should not be used as a replacement for an accurate survey.
Any subdivision development within a flood hazard area must comply with federal regulations and FNSB Title 15. A subdivision plat within a flood hazard area must also provide the appropriate base flood elevation (BFE) and bench marks.
Yes, any proposed subdivision lots must meet the minimum lot size requirements imposed by zoning ordinance.
Come to the Community Planning counter on the 2nd floor of the Juanita Helms Administrative Center and ask for a Platting Officer. You can also call 459-1260 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for a list of surveyors in the area.
Your land may be within wetlands that are regulated under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. In that case, a US Army Corps of Engineers permit may be required to place fill or dredge in that area.