City of Republic, MO
Greene County
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[Ord. No. 03-80 §1, 11-24-2003; Ord. No. 16-23 § 1, 11-28-2016]
The developer shall submit a completed application and applicable fees in the amount of two hundred twenty-five dollars ($225.00) plus one dollar ($1.00) for each lot, a completed Final Plat checklist and a minimum of five (5) copies of the proposed Final Plat or more, as required by the City Planner, to the Republic Community Development Department at least twenty (20) working days prior to the meeting of the City Council at which the plat is to be considered for approval. A Final Plat and application shall not be accepted for review after the two-year anniversary date of the City Council's Preliminary Plat approval.
The City Planner shall determine if the submittal is complete, and if so, transmit the same to the City Clerk in adequate time for inclusion on the agenda for the Council's next meeting. If the City Planner, Community Development Director or City Engineer reviews the application and plat and finds that it is incomplete or that the Minimum Required Improvements are not completed, the City Planner shall so notify the applicant in writing and shall note any deficiencies. Once all deficiencies have been addressed and the final plat is signed by the owner, sealed by the surveyor of record and all others required herein, the plat will be forwarded to the City Council for approval by general ordinance, prepared by the City Attorney.
[Ord. No. 06-77 §1, 11-13-2006]
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The owner or developer is required to have all subdivision improvements, including sidewalks, completed prior to the filing of the final plat. In lieu of the final completion of said improvements before the plat is recorded, the owner or developer or other person who agrees with the City to make the public improvements on behalf of the owner or developer may post a surety bond with one (1) or more corporate sureties engaged in the business of signing surety bonds in the State of Missouri, an escrow agreement, letter of credit or other appropriate security agreement for certain improvements with the approval of the City Attorney and the City Administrator of the City of Republic, which surety, escrow agreement or other appropriate security agreement will insure to the City that the improvements will be completed by the owner or developer.
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Improvements related to ensuring public safety within the development must be completed and accepted prior to the filing of the final plat. All other improvements must be completed within one (1) year after the recording of the final plat. The Director of Public Works may require that certain improvements such as storm sewers, off-site improvements and basic improvements necessary for the provision of public health and safety be made and refuse to accept security for such improvements when he determines the improvements are necessary for the protection of adjacent property or of the general public. The City may, upon proof of hardship, extend the completion date set forth in said bond or agreements for a maximum period of one (1) additional year; provided a request for said extension is made prior to the end of the one (1) year following recordation and provided the amount of said security is revised pursuant to a revised estimate by the Department of Public Works. The City Attorney and City Administrator, acting in conjunction, may at any time during the period of such bond accept a substitution of principal or sureties on the bond or a substitution of a letter of credit, escrow or other approved security agreement. The amount of the corporate surety bond, escrow agreement or other appropriate security agreement shall not be less than the estimated cost of the improvements, said estimate of cost to be made by the Department of Public Works. The City may defer at the time of final approval, subject to appropriate conditions, the provision of any and all such improvements as, in its judgment, are not appropriate because of incompatible grades, future planning, inadequate or lack of connecting facilities or other reasons. As a condition of deferral, the owner or developer shall pay his share of the costs of the future improvements to the City prior to the signing of the final plat or the owner or developer may post an appropriate security approved in the same manner as stated above which shall insure completion of said deferred improvements upon demand by the City. If the improvements are not completed within the specified time, the City Council may use the funds from said security, or any necessary portion thereof, to complete the same.
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The release or reduction of said corporate surety bond, escrow agreement or other appropriate security agreement shall be in accordance with the following:
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When a petition for improvements by the tax bill method is filed for the improvements of this Section and when said petition has passed the required remonstrance petition assuring the City that all improvements will be installed, said bond or agreements posted by the owner or developer to insure the City the improvements of this Section may be released and returned to the owner or developer.
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The Director of Public Works with the approval of the City Administrator may release or reduce said bond or agreements posted by the owner or developer to insure to the City the improvements of this Section when he has determined that all required improvements have been satisfactorily completed and the owner or developer's engineer or surveyor has certified to said Director, through submission of a detailed "as-built" survey plat of the subdivision indicating location, dimensions, materials and other information required by said Director, that the layout of the line and grade of all public improvements are in accordance with construction plans for the subdivision and that the improvements have been completed, are ready for dedication to the local government and are free and clear of any and all liens and encumbrances.
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The Director of Public Works with the approval of the City Administrator may reduce, upon request, said bond or agreements when he has made the findings and received the information required in the above Subsection (b), but such reduction shall not exceed the ratio that the cost of completed improvements bears to the total estimated cost of total public improvements for the plat.
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The City, its boards, commission and agents shall withhold all City improvements or services of whatsoever nature, including the furnishing of sewer, water, electricity and gas, from all additions which have not been approved as provided by these regulations; and further, no permits shall be issued by the Community Development Department of the City of Republic on any property which has not been approved as provided by these regulations.
[Ord. No. 16-23 § 1, 11-28-2016]
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Provided however, the improvements and permits withheld above shall not be withheld by reason of the conditions therein stated when the City finds the improvements are necessary to comply with other ordinances of the City of Republic which carry a penalty for failure to comply.
Final Plat approval shall confer upon the developer the conditional right that the City Council will not change the general terms and conditions under which the approval was granted. Approval of the Final Plat, by general ordinance, and the subsequent recording of the Final Plat shall constitute the subdivision of the property into lots and the creation and dedication of right-of-way and utility easements.
[Ord. No. 04-19 §1, 3-8-2004]
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All monuments shall be set in the ground at least to the depth of the minimum length given, unless they are encased in concrete. The precise position of corner monuments shall be marked by a point on a cap and the cap inscribed with the registration number o f the land surveyor responsible for placement or the corporate registration number or name of the company. Monumentation shall comply with the following at a minimum.
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Permanent monuments. Two (2) permanent monuments per subdivision block, adjacent to or located in the right-of-way.
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Minimum diameter of five-eights (5/8) inch by twenty-four (24) inches length, steel or coated steel rebar or similar bar.
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Monuments shall have a permanently attached cap of the same or of a dissimilar metal if the metals are insulated with a plastic insert to reduce corrosion.
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Semi-permanent monuments. Located at each lot corner of each platted lot in the subdivision.
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Minimum diameter of one-half (1/2) inch by eighteen (18) inches in length, steel or coated steel rebar or similar bar.
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Monuments shall have a plastic or aluminum cap.
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Elevation markers. For subdivisions platted in the vicinity of floodplains, ponds, lakes, creeks and other major drainage features, a permanent elevation marker shall be established at location(s) required by the City to reference and verify minimum finished floor elevations.
[Ord. No. 05-23 §1, 3-28-2005]
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Prior to approval of the Final Plat, the City Planner and the City Engineer shall review the Final Plat for conformance to the Preliminary Plat and to determine that the plat shows or establishes the following information, which shall be in substantial conformity to the Preliminary Plat.
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Name and code. The name of the subdivision, phase or addition as provided on the Preliminary Plat.
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Date of preliminary plat approval. The date and name in which the Preliminary Plat was approved as shall be indicated on the Final Plat. In addition, any ordinance, resolution or other bill passed by the City Council or Planning and Zoning Commission that relates to the subdivision or particular phase, shall be included on the plat.
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Owners of record. The names and addresses of the owner(s) of record, developer(s), engineer, or surveyor responsible for the subdivision design.
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Vicinity map. A vicinity map at a scale of four hundred (400) feet or more to the inch shall be drawn on the preliminary plat. The map shall indicate:
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Section, Township, Range.
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Adjacent City limits, other corporation or ad hoc district lines, such as school or sewer districts, etc.
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The nearest existing highways or thoroughfares, streets and alleys in neighboring subdivisions or unplatted property.
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Abutting owners. The name of adjacent subdivisions and the names of record owners of adjacent parcels of unplatted land.
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Boundary lines. The boundary lines, accurate in scale, of the tract to be subdivided.
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Streets — other features. The location, widths and names of all existing or platted streets, right-of-way or other public ways within or adjacent to the tract, and other important features such as watercourses; railroad lines; corporation and township lines, utility lines, etc.
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Proposed design — street, drainage, etc. The layout, names and widths of right-of-way, streets, alleys and easements serving stormwater, sewer, water or other utilities within the property being subdivided.
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Proposed layout and legal description. The legal description of the entire site to be subdivided, including approximate acreage in tract, boundary lines, location and dimensions of newly created tracts, parcels or lots that are part of the subdivision shall be shown on plat. The dimensions and location of all arcs, radii, internal angles, points of curvature and tangent boundaries and other pertinent survey information necessary to an accurate description and location. Survey data shall meet the standards promulgated by the State of Missouri, "Missouri Minimum Standards for Property Boundary Surveys", Division of Geology and Land Survey, Missouri Department of Natural Resources. All survey datum shall be vertically and horizontally tied to the City of Republic Geographical Reference Stations (GRS).
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Curvature and radius. When a street is on a circular curve, the main chord of the centerline shall be drawn as a dotted line in its proper place; and either in it or in an adjoining table, the bearing and length shall be noted; the radius of the circle of which the curve is a part; the central angle subtended; the bearing of the radius at the point of curve; and the chord length and deflection angles used in staking out the survey. The lot lines on the street sides may be shown in the same manner or by bearings and distances. When a curve of two hundred (200) feet radius or less is used, it is sufficient to show the length and bearing of the main chords, the radius at one (1) end of the curve, and the central subtended.
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Lot information. The plat shall indicate the area, proposed setbacks and exact location and distance of all structures and other physical improvements in relation to proposed lot lines.
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Zoning. Zoning boundary lines and proposed use of property.
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North point, etc. Title, scale, north arrow, date of preparation and date of each successive revision.
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Floodplains, etc. The extent and location of floodplains, floodways or other waterways of record; elevations of which, shall be based on applicable Flood Insurance Studies, Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Flood Boundary and Floodway Maps.
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Location of model home. The location of the model home or spec. house, if applicable, as it occupies a platted lot in the subdivision.
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Commercial and industrial subdivisions. Final Plats for industrial or commercial subdivisions shall delineate who will be responsible for addressing open space, landscaping and buffer yard requirements.
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Notes and related information. Notes pertaining to particular items such as:
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Access limitations;
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Total area;
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Total number of lots;
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Smallest/largest lot;
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Replat information;
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Source of title;
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Recording information for covenants and restrictions.
A certification shall be included on the plat by a registered land surveyor to the effect that the plat represents a survey made by him/her, and that the locations of all required survey monuments, installed or to be installed, are correctly shown thereon. The months and year during which the survey was made shall be shown. The certification block shall substantially conform to the following.
That I, _____________________________do hereby declare that this plat was prepared under my supervision from an actual survey of the land herein described prepared by ___________________________ dated _____________ and signed by ____________________ P.L.S. No. _____________ and that the corner monuments and lot corner pins shown herein were placed under the personal supervision of ____________________ P.L.S. No. _____________ in accordance with the Division of Geology and Land Survey, Missouri Department of Natural Resource's "Current Missouri Minimum Standards for Property Boundary Surveys as Promulgated by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources".
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Date Prepared
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Signature:
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Missouri Professional Land Surveyor No.
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Date:
[Ord. No. 04-19 §1, 3-8-2004; Ord. No. 07-38 §1, 5-29-2007]
A signed statement, substantially conforming to the following shall be included on the plat, which certifies that he/she had title to the land being subdivided and all access rights as represented on the plat are hereby dedicated. This certification block shall include a notary blank.
OWNER(S) DEDICATION
As owner(s) I/We, Owner(s) Name have caused the land described on this plat to be surveyed, divided, mapped, and all access rights reserved and dedicated as represented on the plat. I/We hereby dedicate, grant, and convey right-of-way and easements shown hereon to the City of Republic. Furthermore, I/We, certify that there are no suits, actions, liens, or trusts on the property conveyed herein, and warrant generally and specially the property conveyed for public use and will execute such further assurances as may be required.
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Name of Owner(s) and/or Subdivider
________________________________
Date:
[Ord. No. 07-38 §1, 5-29-2007]
The plat shall contain a certification block for the City and County Official to the effect that there are no unpaid taxes and unpaid special assessments due and payable at the time of plat approval. The certification block shall substantially conform to the following:
CERTIFICATE OF TAXES PAID
There are no unpaid taxes due and payable at the time of plat approval and no unpaid special assessments, whether or not due and payable at the time of plat approval on any of the lands included in this plat, and all outstanding taxes and special assessments have been paid on all property dedicated to public use.
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Parcel Number
________________________
County Collection Official
________________________
Date
A statement of approval by the City Council indicating the date and ordinance number in which Final Plat was accepted and approved. The certification block shall substantially conform to the following.
APPROVAL BY THE CITY COUNCIL
I, , City Clerk of the City of Republic, Greene County, Missouri, Do hereby certify that the Plat of ____________ was presented to, accepted and approved by the City Council of said City of Republic, and approved by General Ordinance No. ____________on the ____________day of ____________, 20____________.
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City Clerk
________________________
Date
[Ord. No. 04-19 §1, 3-8-2004]
The Plat shall include a signature block establishing conformance to the Land Use Regulations adopted by the City of Republic.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE WITH ZONING AND SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS
I, ______________________________, City Planner of the City of Republic, Missouri, do hereby certify on the ______________ day of ____________, 20____, the Final Plat of _______ _____________________ conforms to the City of Republic Land Use Regulations, in accordance with Title IV of the Republic Code of Ordinances.
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Editor's Note — Ord. no. 04-19, adopted March 8, 2004, repealed section 410.330 "city engineer's certification" and enacted new provisions set out herein. Former section 410.330 derived from city's original code book.
A title block shall be included on the plat for the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Greene County, Missouri substantially conforming to the following.
IN THE RECORDER'S OFFICE
I, ________________________, Recorder of Deeds, Greene County, Missouri, do hereby certify that the within instrument of writing was on the day of________________________, 20 , duly filed for record and is recorded in the records in this office in book ________________________ page ________________________in testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal at my office in Springfield, Missouri, this ________________________day of ________________________, 20________________________.
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Recorder of Deeds
________________________
Date
[Ord. No. 05-56 §1, 7-25-2005]
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Final submittal of the Final Plat shall be prepared on two (2) reproducible original (mylars) 24" X 36" or those dimensions required by the County Recorder of Deeds. The following shall be submitted in addition to the original.
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Sixteen (16) inches X twenty-four (24) inches scaled reproducible mylar for the City's plat book.
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Six (6) blue line copies (24" X 36"). The developer may submit more than the required minimum of blue line copies.
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All off-site easements and right-of-way deeds.
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As-built drawings of the phase being approved.
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Permits, on file, from MoDNR for authorization to connect and place the water and sewer lines in service.
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Copy of private and restrictive covenants to be recorded.
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Electronic copies of the subdivision plat, infrastructure or as-built plans, etc.
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The community development staff may require additional elements to incorporate the final plat to the City map or to supply related government agencies with plats and reproducible prints, as needed.
[Ord. No. 16-23 § 1, 11-28-2016]
[Ord. No. 04-19 §1, 3-8-2004; Ord. No. 05-96 App. A §4, 12-12-2005]
The developer shall maintain and keep in repair all public infrastructure and detention areas for a period of one (1) year from the date the constructed improvements are approved by the City. To guarantee this maintenance, an acceptable maintenance bond, letter of credit or other acceptable security shall be provided in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the contract price of the improvements against defects in workmanship and materials for the above-mentioned one (1) year period. The bond, letter of credit or security shall be filed with the City and be from a surety company licensed to do business in the State of Missouri and in a form to be approved by the City Attorney.