City of Bonne Terre, MO
St. Francois County
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[CC 2001 §16.44.010; Ord. No. Z-3-90F §1, 9-11-1997; Attachment §405.120, 9-11-1997]
No County Recorder shall receive for filing or recording any subdivision plat required to be approved by the City Council or the Planning and Zoning Commission unless the plat has endorsed upon it the approval of the City Council under the hand of the Clerk and the Seal of the City or by the Secretary of the Planning and Zoning Commission.
[CC 2001 §16.44.020; Ord. No. Z-3-90F §1, 9-11-1997; Attachment §405.130, 9-11-1997]
A. 
No owner or agent of the owner of any land located within the platting jurisdiction of the City, knowingly or with intent to defraud, may transfer, sell, agree to sell or negotiate to sell that land by reference to or by other use of a plat of any purported subdivision of the land before the plat has been approved by the City Council or the Planning and Zoning Commission and recorded in the office of the County Recorder, unless the owner or agent shall disclose in writing that such plat has not been approved by such Council or Planning and Zoning Commission and the sale is contingent upon the approval of such plat by such Council or Planning and Zoning Commission. Any person violating the provisions of this Chapter shall forfeit and pay to the City a penalty not to exceed three hundred dollars ($300.00) for each lot transferred or sold or agreed or negotiated to be sold; and the description by metes and bounds in the instrument of transfer or other document used in the process of selling or transferring shall not exempt the transaction from this penalty. The City may enjoin or vacate the transfer or sale or agreement by legal action and may recover the penalty in such action.
B. 
Any person violating the provisions of this Chapter is guilty of an ordinance violation and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or by confinement in the County Jail for not more than three (3) months, or by both such fine and confinement.
[CC 2001 §16.44.030; Ord. No. Z-3-90F §1, 9-11-1997; Attachment §405.140, 9-11-1997]
Any regulations or provisions of this Chapter may be changed and amended from time to time by the City Council; provided however, that such changes or amendments shall not become effective until after a study and report by the Planning and Zoning Commission and until after a public hearing has been held, public notice of which shall have been given in a newspaper of general circulation at least fifteen (15) days prior to such hearing.