Village of Great Neck Estates, NY
Nassau County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Great Neck Estates 5-11-2015. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 194.
Zoning — See Ch. 230.

§ A240-1 Preliminary plats.

The preliminary plat submitted by an applicant shall contain the following:
A. 
Plat size/material. The plat shall be clearly and legibly drawn on commercially acceptable reproducible material. The size of the plat sheets shall be not greater than 36 inches by 48 inches.
B. 
Scale. The plat shall be scaled at not more than 100 feet to the inch, and the scale shall be indicated on the plat.
C. 
Dimensions and lot configurations.
(1) 
The length and bearing of all straight lines and the radius, length and central angle of all curves.
(2) 
All dimensions shall be shown in feet and decimals of a foot.
(3) 
Dimensions shall be provided for all lots and parcels, including any reserved areas.
(4) 
The area, in square feet, of every lot and the area of the entire proposed subdivision.
(5) 
The number of lots and each lot shall be identified by lot number.
D. 
Topography. Topographic character of the land by means of contours of existing and proposed ground surface, with intervals not to exceed two feet. Where the terrain is unusually flat or unusually steep, the Planning Board may require a smaller contour interval or permit a greater contour interval. The existing topography shall be drawn from an actual field survey certified by a licensed land surveyor. Contours for existing surfaces shall be extended to cover an area 200 feet beyond the boundaries of the parcel to be subdivided.
E. 
Subdivision name. Proposed subdivision name. The name shall not duplicate or be too closely approximate of that of any other subdivision in the Village. Applicant shall reserve the name with the County Clerk prior to filing the preliminary plat with the Village.
F. 
Owner's name. Name and address of record owner and applicant.
G. 
Licensed surveyor. Name, license number and seal of licensed land surveyor.
H. 
Nassau County Map reference. Nassau County Land and Tax Map designation for the property.
I. 
North arrow. The true north direction shall be located at the top of the plat.
J. 
Zoning District lines. The applicable use districts as shown by the Official Zoning District Map of the Village and the boundaries of such districts, if such boundaries are within 200 feet of the boundaries of the proposed subdivision.
K. 
Municipal/district lines. Location of Village, town, city, fire, school district and other special district lines within 500 feet of the proposed subdivision.
L. 
Adjacent land. The name, layout and dimensions of all adjacent subdivisions, names of owners of record of adjoining undeveloped properties and uses and improvements of adjacent lands shall be shown for an area extending 200 feet beyond the boundaries of the proposed subdivision.
M. 
Existing features. Location of existing buildings, structures, watercourses, streams, ponds, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, water mains, gas mains, utilities, nearest fire hydrants, parks and other essential existing features, as well as easements or rights-of-way impacting the plat.
N. 
Elevations. Key elevations with arrow indicating the direction of flow and rate of grade on street surfaces, with key elevations shown for all plot corners and first floor of any existing building or dwelling within the confines of the plat, or adjoining the property within a distance of 300 feet of any boundary line.
O. 
Setback lines: Minimum front, side and rear setback lines of each parcel.
P. 
Streets.
(1) 
The location and names of proposed streets and courses, distances, and widths thereof. If the street is a continuation of an existing street, the name shall be the same as the name of the street of which the proposed street is continuing.
(2) 
The location, names and widths of existing streets and location of connecting streets and streets extending 200 feet beyond the boundaries of the proposed subdivision. Type of pavement, curbs and sidewalks on existing streets.
(3) 
Existing street elevations.
(4) 
Streets shall comply with Village Code Chapter 194, Article V.
Q. 
Storm drains. Proposed provisions for collecting and disposing of stormwater.
R. 
Utilities. Location of proposed utility connections.
S. 
Dedicated areas. All parcels of land proposed to be dedicated for public use, including parks, playgrounds, recharge basins and streets.
T. 
Proposed easements. Boundaries of proposed easements over, under or through private property, including easements for any public utilities. Permanent easements shall be not less than 10 feet in width and shall provide satisfactory access to an existing public highway or other public open space shown on the plat.
U. 
Test hole data. Date, location, elevation and graphic representation of findings for all test holes, including groundwater level. Locations shall include critical areas where drainage structures requiring seepage are to be constructed. The Planning Board reserves the right to determine the location of proposed test holes, and if so determined, shall be provided by applicant.
V. 
Drainage structures. Existing and proposed drainage structures with elevation of all pipe inverts, pipe size and surface elevation of grate on catch basins.
W. 
Water mains. Locations and size of all existing and proposed water mains within and abutting the site.
X. 
Schools and firehouses. Distances to nearest school and firehouse serving the proposed subdivision.
Y. 
Conformity to Zoning Code and subdivision regulations. Representation that all lots conform to the minimum requirements of the applicable Village zoning use district and the plat conforms to the requirements contained in these regulations and Chapter 194 of the Village Code. Any variances required shall be noted on the preliminary plat.
Z. 
Key map and location diagram. Key map at a scale of 400 feet to the inch, and location diagram at a scale of 3,000 feet to the inch.
AA. 
Additional information. Any additional information as may be required by the Planning Board.

§ A240-2 Final plats.

In addition to the information required to be included on the preliminary plat, the final plat shall include the following:
A. 
Preliminary plat approval date. Date of approval of the preliminary plat.
B. 
Preliminary plat approval conditions. All information required as a condition of the preliminary plat approval.
C. 
Variances. If any variances were granted by the Zoning Board of Appeals, those variances, the approval date and any conditions of approval should be noted on the final plat.
D. 
Lienor authorization. Authorization by any lienors, including mortgagees, of the submission of the final plat approval application.
E. 
Monuments.
(1) 
Existing reference monuments shall be shown with their symbol.
(2) 
Additional monuments shall be set at all points required by the Board.
(3) 
The applicant shall propose locations for such monuments to be approved by the Board.
F. 
Covenants and restrictions. Draft declarations of any required covenants and restrictions shall be included with the final plat submission.
G. 
Private maintenance agreements. For any open space or roadways to be reserved by the developer or an entity created by the developer, together with the final plat, the developer shall submit copies of agreements or other documents showing the manner in which such areas are to be used and maintained and the provisions made therefore.
H. 
Street grade and drainage. Approval of street grades and drainage by the Nassau County Commissioner of Public Works and Village of Great Neck Estates, as required.
I. 
Water and sewage. Approval of water supply and sewage disposal by the State of New York or County of Nassau Health Department, as required.
J. 
Street cross section. Typical cross section of the proposed streets showing general specifications for the public.
K. 
Intention of dedication. If any streets are proposed for dedication, the plat shall include, and the owner shall sign, a statement stating "The lands shown on this plat as roads are irrevocably dedicated to the Village of Great Neck Estates.
L. 
Village boundary certification. A note signed by the applicant's surveyor stating that "The land shown on this plat lies wholly within the geographical limits of the Village of Great Neck Estates and not within 300 feet of the boundary of the Village." The note shall be amended appropriately when the foregoing statement does not accurately describe the location of the plat. If so modified, the plat shall include an endorsement of approval from other planning agencies having jurisdiction.
M. 
Surveyor Certification. A certification signed by the surveyor stating "I hereby certify that this plat was made from actual surveys made and completed by me on __________, 20 _____ and that monuments will be set as shown."
N. 
Grading and drainage plan. As part of the application for final subdivision approval, applicant shall submit a separate grading and drainage plan for each proposed lot, which plan shall be sufficiently large to provide the following:
(1) 
Identification of each lot;
(2) 
Existing and proposed finish grade elevations at each corner of the lot;
(3) 
Existing and proposed finish grade elevations at each principal corner of a structure;
(4) 
Proposed finish grades at both sides of abrupt changes of grade such as retaining walls and slopes; and
(5) 
Other elevations that may be necessary to show grading and drainage.
O. 
Certifications. The following certifications:
(1) 
Nassau County Treasurer as to payment of taxes;
(2) 
Town Receiver of Taxes as to payment of taxes;
(3) 
Village of Great Neck Estates Treasurer as to payment of taxes.
P. 
Filing legend. A legend in substantially the following form:
(1) 
Plat filed with Village Clerk on __________;
(2) 
Final plat approval resolution filed with Village Clerk on __________;
(3) 
Endorsed plat filed with County Clerk on __________; and
(4) 
Endorsed plat, as filed with County Clerk, filed with Village Clerk on__________.