City of Richmond Heights, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1984 §26-20; Ord. No. 4294 §1, 10-2-1989]
A. 
The preliminary plat submitted by the subdivider shall be drawn to scale of not less than one inch equals one hundred feet (1" = 100'); provided however, that if the resulting drawing would be over thirty-six (36) inches in shortest dimension, a scale as approved by the Commission may be used.
B. 
The preliminary plat shall be accompanied by the following items:
1. 
A location map (which may be prepared by indicating the necessary data on available maps) showing:
a. 
Boundary line of the proposed subdivision indicated by a heavy solid line;
b. 
The approximate acreage included;
c. 
The subdivision name and location;
d. 
All thoroughfares related to the subdivision; and
e. 
Existing schools, parks, playgrounds and other community features available to serve the area proposed to be subdivided.
2. 
A statement explaining the plan for grading the subdivision.
3. 
A statement regarding the grades and widths of proposed streets.
4. 
A statement regarding the types and widths of proposed pavements.
5. 
A statement regarding deed restrictions.
6. 
A statement regarding proposed method of sewage disposal.
7. 
A statement regarding the handling of stormwater.
C. 
Information given on the preliminary plat shall include the following items:
1. 
Proposed name and location of subdivision.
2. 
Names and addresses of the owner, subdivider, land planning consultant, and the engineer or surveyor who prepared the plat.
3. 
Existing and proposed street right-of-way and pavements, including any proposed dedication strips for widening existing streets; approximate gradients, types and width of pavements; location of curbs, sidewalks, walkways, planting strips and other pertinent data.
4. 
Layout of lots, showing approximate dimensions, size of each lot in square feet, and number of lots.
5. 
Parcels of land proposed to be dedicated, or reserved, for schools, parks, playgrounds or other public, semi-public or community purposes.
6. 
Easements, existing and proposed, showing locations, widths and purposes.
7. 
Building setback or front yard building lines and dimensions.
8. 
Location and size of nearest water main, storm sewer, sanitary sewer and other utility.
9. 
Location, type and approximate size of utilities to be installed.
10. 
Tract boundary lines showing dimensions, bearings, angles and references to known land lines and monuments.
11. 
Topography of the tract; contours at vertical intervals of two (2) feet if the general slope of the site is less than ten percent (10%) and at vertical intervals of five (5) feet if the general slope is ten percent (10%) or greater. United States Geological Service data will be acceptable.
12. 
Tree masses and all individual trees having a diameter of twelve (12) inches or greater.
13. 
Location of existing structures.
14. 
Scale, north arrow and date.
15. 
Multiple dwelling unit subdivisions shall show the following calculations:
a. 
Gross area of tract.
b. 
Area in streets.
c. 
Net area of tract.
d. 
Maximum number of units allowed.
e. 
Total number of units proposed.
f. 
Parking ratio.
g. 
Distances between structures.
[CC 1984 §26-21; Ord. No. 4294 §1, 10-2-1989]
A. 
The final plat may include all or only a part of the preliminary plat which has already received approval.
B. 
The final plat is to be prepared from an accurate survey made by a land surveyor, registered to practice in the State of Missouri, and shall be drawn on tracing cloth, drafting film or equivalent on one (1) or more sheets whose maximum dimensions can be thirty-six (36) inches by thirty-six (36) inches. Scale of the drawing shall be one hundred (100) feet or less to the inch. If more than one (1) sheet is required, a key map shall be provided on Sheet No. 1 showing the entire subdivision at reduced scale.
C. 
The final plan shall contain the following information:
1. 
Boundary lines, with dimensions and bearings or angles, which provide an accurate survey of the tract.
2. 
All section, township and range lines and the boundary lines of municipalities, sewer, school and other established districts within or adjoining the subdivided area.
3. 
Accurate location of all existing and recorded streets intersecting the boundaries of the tract, and the lines and record owners of all adjoining lands with book and page numbers of the recorded deeds.
4. 
Reference to recorded subdivision plats of adjoining platted ground by record name and date.
5. 
Accurate description of the boundary of the tract by metes and bounds, or otherwise, together with a statement of the included area calculated to the nearest one-hundredth (1/100) of an acre.
6. 
Right-of-way lines of streets and other rights-of-way, and the property lines of all lots and other tracts, with accurate dimensions, bearings and curve data, including radii arcs, points of tangency and central angles.
7. 
Name and right-of-way width of each street, alley or other right-of-way.
8. 
Location, dimensions and purpose of each easement.
9. 
Each lot line and an identification system for all lots and blocks.
10. 
The area in square feet for each tract, site parcel or lot in the subdivision.
11. 
Purposes for which sites, other than residential lots, are dedicated or reserved.
12. 
Building lines with setback distances.
13. 
Location, type, material and size of all survey monuments and lot markers, including bench marks with elevations referenced to mean sea level datum.
14. 
Subdivision title or name, north arrow, scale and date.
15. 
Certificate of registered land surveyor covering execution of survey and preparation of subdivision plat.
16. 
Certificate of the owner creating the subdivision, dedicating all street rights-of-way, dedicating all public areas with statement of the use or uses for which dedicated, granting easements with statement of the use or uses for which granted, establishing building lines, and referring to the restrictions of all types and trusteeships which will run with the land and become covenants in the deeds for lots.
17. 
Certificates of all owners and holders of deeds of trust, approving the plat as prepared and releasing from the lien created by said deeds of trust all land dedicated to public use on the plat.
18. 
Certificate indicating approval of the plat by the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Richmond Heights prepared for signature of the Chairman and attestation by the Secretary of the Commission.
19. 
Certificate indicating approval of the plat by the Council of the City of Richmond Heights prepared for execution by the Mayor and City Clerk over the Seal of the City of Richmond Heights.
20. 
Location of water mains, valves and fire hydrants.
[CC 1984 §26-22; Ord. No. 4294 §1, 10-2-1989]
The final plat submission shall be accompanied by plans and specifications for the improvements required under Article V of this Chapter. The plans and profiles of all streets, storm and sanitary sewers, water lines and drainage structures, together with drainage area maps, shall be prepared on standard plan and profile sheets, twenty-two (22) inches by thirty-six (36) inches, by a professional engineer duly registered to practice in the State of Missouri. The plans shall cover the details of all improvements required under Article V of this Chapter. The plans and specifications must be submitted to and approved by the City's Engineer prior to their submission to the City Council with the final plat. Plans for storm and sanitary sewer installations shall be approved by the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District as well as the City's Engineer. Final plat submission shall include four (4) copies of the approved plans and specifications as submitted with the final plat. After completion of the construction of the improvements, a set of "as-built" drawings, certified by the developer's engineer, shall be filed with the City's Building Department.
[CC 1984 §26-23; Ord. No. 4294 §1, 10-2-1989]
A. 
Before approval of the final plat by the City Council, a performance guarantee shall be required from the subdivider in the amount of the estimate for the total cost of the proposed improvements. The performance guarantee shall run to the City and shall be with good and sufficient surety, satisfactory to the Council, and approved as to form by the City Attorney, conditioned upon the installation (including maintenance during the development period) of the required improvements within two (2) years after the approval of the final plat. If, at the end of the two (2) year period, all of the improvements have not been completed, the City Council may, upon recommendation of the Zoning Administrator:
1. 
Extend the period for (1) one additional year; or
2. 
Take any and all action to obtain the necessary monies from the surety to complete the improvement.