Borough of Hawthorne, NJ
Passaic County
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The sketch plat shall be based on Tax Map information or other accurate base at a scale not less than 100 feet to the inch, the entire tract to be shown on one sheet, and shall show or include the following information:
A. 
The location of that portion which is to be subdivided in relation to the entire tract.
B. 
All existing structures and wooded areas within the subdivision and within 200 feet thereof.
C. 
The name of the owner of the tract to be subdivided and of all adjoining property owners, as disclosed by the most recent Borough tax records.
D. 
The Tax Map sheet, block and lot numbers.
E. 
All streets, roads and streams within 500 feet of the subdivision.
F. 
The name of the applicant and relation to the owner.
[Added 12-20-1989 by Ord. No. 1510]
G. 
Appropriate signature blocks for the Chairman and Secretary.
[Added 12-20-1989 by Ord. No. 1510]
H. 
Contour lines of the tract.
[Added 12-20-1989 by Ord. No. 1510]
I. 
Under the seal of a licensed professional engineer, planner or land surveyor.
[Added 12-20-1989 by Ord. No. 1510]
The preliminary plat shall be clearly and legibly drawn or reproduced at a scale of not more than 100 feet to the inch. Preliminary plats shall be designed and drawn by a New Jersey licensed land surveyor, as defined under N.J.S.A. 46:23-9.10 or other applicable law. The plat shall be accompanied by the following information:
A. 
A key map showing the entire subdivision and its relation to surrounding areas.
B. 
The tract name, Tax Map sheet, block and lot number, date, reference meridian, graphic scale and the following names and addresses:
(1) 
The name and address of the record owner or owners.
(2) 
The name and address of the subdivider and relationship to the owner, i.e., the contract purchaser.
[Amended 12-20-1989 by Ord. No. 1510]
(3) 
The name and address of the person who prepared the map.
C. 
The acreage of the tract to be subdivided to the nearest 1/10 of an acre.
D. 
Sufficient elevations or contours to determine the general slope and natural drainage of the land and the high and low points and tentative cross sections and center-line profiles for all proposed new streets.
E. 
The location of existing and proposed property lines, streets, buildings, watercourses, railroads, bridges, culverts, drainpipes and any natural features such as wooded areas and rock formations.
F. 
Plans of proposed utility layouts (sewers, storm drains, water, gas and electricity) showing feasible connections to existing or any proposed utility systems. When an individual water supply and/or sewage disposal system is proposed, the plan for such system must be approved by the appropriate local, county or state health agency. When a public sewage disposal system is not available, the developer shall have percolation tests made and submit the results with the preliminary plat. Any subdivision or part thereof which does not meet with the established requirements of this chapter or other applicable regulations shall not be approved. Any remedy proposed to overcome such a situation shall first be approved by the appropriate local, county or state health agency.
G. 
A copy of any protective covenants or deed restrictions applying to the land being subdivided shall be submitted with the preliminary plat.
The final plat shall be drawn in ink on tracing cloth at a scale of not more than 50 feet to one inch and in compliance with all the provisions of N.J.S.A. 46:23-9.9 et seq. The final plat shall show or be accompanied by the following:
A. 
The date, name and location of the subdivision, the name of the owner, graphic scale and reference meridian, the name of the applicant and the relationship to the owner or contract purchaser.
[Amended 12-20-1989 by Ord. No. 1510]
B. 
Tract boundary lines, right-of-way line of streets, street names, easements and other rights-of-way, land to be reserved or dedicated to public use, all lot lines and other site lines, with accurate dimensions, bearings or deflection angles, and radii, arcs and central angles of all curves.
C. 
The purpose of any easement or land reserved or dedicated to public use shall be designated, and the proposed use of sites other than residential shall be noted.
D. 
Each block shall be numbered, and the lots within each block shall be numbered consecutively to conform, whenever possible, to the numbering on the Tax Assessment Map.
E. 
The minimum building setback line on all lots and other sites.
F. 
Location and description of all monuments.
G. 
The names of owners of adjoining unsubdivided land.
H. 
Certification by a professional engineer or land surveyor (as defined by N.J.S.A. 46:23-9.10) as to the accuracy of details of the plat.
I. 
Certification that the applicant is the owner of the land or that the owner has given consent thereto.
J. 
When approval of a plat is required by any officer or body of such municipality, county or state, approval shall be certified on the plat.
K. 
Cross sections and profiles of streets, approved by the Borough Engineer, may be required to accompany the final plat.
L. 
Contours at five-foot intervals for slopes averaging 10% or greater and at two-foot intervals for land of lesser slope, indicating the present and proposed surface grades.
M. 
Plans and profiles of storm and sanitary sewers and water mains.
N. 
A certificate from the Tax Collector that all taxes are paid to date.