Mathews County, VA
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Mathews County11-22-2005;[1] as amended through 2-28-2012. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 50.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 63.
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 109.
Sanitary district — See Ch. 125.
Wetlands — See Ch. 166.
Zoning — See Ch. 175.
[1]
Editor's Note: The ordinance adopted this date also superseded former Ch. 140, Subdivision of Land, adopted 8-28-1979.
Article I Title, Purpose, Authority, and Jurisdiction

§ 140-1 Title.

§ 140-2 Purpose.

§ 140-3 Authority and jurisdiction.

Article II Terminology

§ 140-4 General rules of construction.

§ 140-5 Definitions.

Article III Administration

§ 140-6 Administration and appointment of agent.

§ 140-7 Duties of agent.

§ 140-8 Conformity with public policy.

§ 140-9 Notice to adjoining property owners.

§ 140-10 Consultation.

§ 140-11 Additional authority.

§ 140-12 Power to promulgate regulations.

§ 140-13 Classification of subdivisions.

§ 140-14 Noncircumvention.

§ 140-15 Vesting of rights.

Article IV General Regulations

§ 140-16 Chesapeake Bay preservation.

§ 140-17 Mutual responsibility and suitability of land.

§ 140-18 Improvements and bonds.

§ 140-19 Lot area and bulk requirements.

§ 140-20 Sewage disposal systems.

§ 140-21 Water and/or sewer.

§ 140-22 Exceptions.

§ 140-23 Easements.

§ 140-24 Fire protection.

§ 140-25 Plans and specifications.

§ 140-26 Sketch plan for part of a tract.

§ 140-27 Lot sizes, location, shape and design.

§ 140-28 Separate ownership.

§ 140-29 Business and industrial uses.

§ 140-30 Alignment of street and access to adjoining property.

§ 140-31 Culs-de-sac.

§ 140-32 Minimum right-of-way widths.

§ 140-33 Construction requirements.

§ 140-34 Hard surfacing of subdivision roads; state secondary system of highways.

§ 140-35 Grades.

§ 140-36 Drainage.

§ 140-37 Disturbed areas.

§ 140-38 Special facilities.

§ 140-39 Road construction.

§ 140-40 Private road/driveway exceptions (waivers).

§ 140-41 Off-site road improvements.

§ 140-42 Monument location.

§ 140-43 Visible for inspection.

§ 140-44 Street names.

§ 140-45 Street name signs.

§ 140-46 Traffic impact study.

§ 140-47 Additional information to be supplied in certain cases.

§ 140-48 Underground utilities.

§ 140-49 Areas of major shoreline erosion.

§ 140-50 Open space and recreation area.

Article V Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Requirements

§ 140-51 Purpose of article.

§ 140-52 Applicability of article.

§ 140-53 Performance criteria to be incorporated.

§ 140-54 Subdivision lots to be capable of meeting performance criteria.

§ 140-55 Required certification and notation.

Article VI Reserved

§ 140-56 through § 140-64. (Reserved)

Article VII Plat Requirements and Approval Procedure

§ 140-65 General information.

§ 140-66 Preliminary sketch.

§ 140-67 Platting required.

§ 140-68 Draw and certify.

§ 140-69 Owner's statement.

§ 140-70 Preliminary plat.

§ 140-71 Procedure.

§ 140-72 Guarantee.

§ 140-73 Time limit.

§ 140-74 Accordance with other ordinances.

§ 140-75 Utilities.

§ 140-76 Final plat.

§ 140-77 Part of tract.

§ 140-78 Conditions.

§ 140-79 Bond.

§ 140-80 Necessary changes.

§ 140-81 As-built drawings.

§ 140-82 Term of validity for final plan.

Article VIII Vacation of Plats

§ 140-83 Vacation of plats before sale of lot.

§ 140-84 Vacation of plats after sale of lot; methods.

§ 140-85 Effect of vacation on plat.

§ 140-86 Duty of clerk.

§ 140-87 Replatting of subdivisions and boundary lines adjustments.

Article IX Effectual Clauses

§ 140-88 Applicability.

§ 140-89 Conflicts with other provisions of law.

§ 140-90 Private contracts.

§ 140-91 Waivers (exceptions) and variance procedures.

§ 140-92 Enforcement.

§ 140-93 Violation and penalties.

§ 140-94 Fees.

§ 140-95 Validity.

§ 140-96 Repeal.

§ 140-97 Amendments.

§ 140-98 Effective date.