City of Lebanon, PA
Lebanon County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Ord. No. 10-2014, 15, passed 11-24-2014]
Plans, maps, data and plats shall be prepared and furnished by the developer as required herein to assure accurate surveying, to provide adequate information for designing and preparing plans and to facilitate review, approval and recording of plats. See the Appendix for examples of sample plans.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The Appendix is included as an attachment to this Title.
[Ord. No. 10-2014, 15, passed 11-24-2014]
The subdivider or land developer shall furnish, as part of an application for approval of a minor subdivision or land development plan, the following information on the required eighteen-by-twenty-four-inch final plan sheets:
(a) 
Title block.
(1) 
Identification of the plan as a final plan; and
(2) 
Name of the development, if any; and
(3) 
Name, address and phone number of the record owner(s), subdivider(s) and authorized agent(s), if any; and
(4) 
Address of the subdivision or land development; and
(5) 
Written or graphic scale of the plan; and
(6) 
Name, address and phone number of the plan preparer; and
(7) 
Date of plan preparation and date of subsequent revisions; and
(8) 
Deed reference or source of title.
(b) 
Signature blocks. Space for date, signature and type of formal action by each of the following:
(1) 
City Public Works Department.
(2) 
County Planning Department.
(3) 
City Planning Commission.
(4) 
Mayor.
(c) 
Maps and date.
(1) 
Location drawing or map section, at a scale of one inch equals 800 feet, showing the location of the proposed subdivision in relation to named streets, boundaries, previous subdivisions, etc. The proposed subdivision or land development area shall be identified by a tone or pattern differentiation, and residual land of the subdivider shall be outlined. The location drawing shall also contain a reference to north and, where possible, be depicted in northerly alignment with the property drawing.
(2) 
Property drawing of the parcel which is to be subdivided. Residual land shall be shown to the extent necessary to assure compliance with all applicable standards. The lot, tract or parcel drawing shall include:
A. 
Bearings and dimensions for all property lines; corporation lines; center and right-of-way lines of streets; easements and other rights-of-way; natural and artificial watercourses, streams and floodplain boundaries; and other boundary lines, with distances, radii arcs, chords and tangents of all deflection angles, nearest second and error of closure of not more than one foot in 5,000 feet.
B. 
Proposed lot, tract or parcel lines in prominent, solid lines. Lot, tract or parcel lines proposed for removal shall be shown in dashed or broken lines.
C. 
Location and identification of all control points, such as iron pins, monuments, etc., to which all dimensions, angles and bearings are to be referred.
D. 
Lot numbers or letters in progressive order to identify each lot or tract. Numbers shall be utilized only for lots, tracts or parcels which are eligible for independent or individual use, whereas letters shall be utilized for lot additions, land exchanges and transfer of lots or parcels which are not eligible for individual use or development. Lot numbers or letters from previous plans shall be encircled by a dashed or broken-line circle, while currently proposed lot numbers or letters shall be encircled by a solid-line circle.
E. 
Square footage and acreage of all lots or parcels involved in the subdivision or land development, exclusive of land dedicated for public rights-of-way.
F. 
The location, size and use of all existing buildings. Proposed buildings shall be shown to the extent necessary to demonstrate compliance with other ordinance criteria.
G. 
The building setback line prescribed in the applicable Zoning Code.
(3) 
Streets, utilities, topography and natural features on the proposed subdivision and within 100 feet of the boundaries, in accordance with the following:
A. 
Layout, right-of-way, pavement width and name of all roads and streets.
B. 
Size and location of all existing and proposed utilities, including easements.
C. 
Existing and proposed on-lot well and sewage disposal system locations, whether active or abandoned.
D. 
Utilizing maximum five-foot contour intervals, the topography and drainage of all proposed development sites shall be depicted. Lot additions and currently developed sites shall be required to stipulate only lot corner elevations or general topographic information.
E. 
Streams, ponds, waterways, floodplains, quarries, and other significant topographical, physical or natural features.
(4) 
North arrow and graphic and/or written scale. The scale shall not exceed 50 feet to the inch. Deed reference and source of title to the land being subdivided shall be included, as shown by the County Recorder of Deeds.
(5) 
Name of all surrounding property owners.
(d) 
Plan notes and conditions. All necessary or recommended supplementary subdivision or land development plan notes or conditions shall be prominently lettered on the plan. This shall include, but not be limited to:
(1) 
Total number of lots or dwelling units proposed by the plan.
(2) 
Applicable zoning standards for front, rear and side yard setbacks, minimum lot area, minimum lot width and zoning district.
(3) 
Statement of intended use for all lots except those intended for single-family detached dwellings.
(4) 
Statement of deed restrictions or covenants which may be a condition of sale of the property.
(5) 
Other specifies or clarifications necessary to complete the plan.
(e) 
Certifications and dedications.
(1) 
A certification of ownership shall be signed by the property owner(s) verifying ownership and acceptance of the plan.
(2) 
A statement shall be signed by the owner(s) offering land for dedication to public use for all appropriate streets, rights-of-way, easements, parks, etc.
(3) 
A certification statement by the plan preparer (registered surveyor, engineer or landscape architect) verifying the plan accuracy.
(4) 
Seal of the registered surveyor, engineer or landscape architect responsible for plan preparation. Any plan establishing property boundaries shall be sealed by a registered surveyor.
[Ord. No. 10-2014, 15, passed 11-24-2014]
The subdivider or land developer shall furnish, as part of an application for preliminary approval of a major subdivision or land development plan, the following information on the required preliminary plan sheets.
(a) 
Title block. All information required in § 1377.02(a).
(b) 
Signature blocks. All information required in § 1377.02(b).
(c) 
Maps and data. All information required in § 1377.02(c)(1), (4), and (5). Information required in § 1377.02(c)(2) and (3) shall also be supplied as specified, except that:
(1) 
Lots shall be depicted, but individual bearings and dimensions are not required. Lot areas may be approximated.
(2) 
Topographic information shall be completed at two-foot contour intervals. It shall show approximate direction and gradient of ground slope on immediately adjacent land; indicate subsurface condition of the tract if not typical; and show watercourses, marshes, wooded areas, isolated preservable trees and other significant features.
(3) 
Street and utility information shall be detailed. Street profiles, cross sections and grades shall be specified, detailing cartway, curb, and shoulder design, where applicable. Location, size, profiles, elevations and cross sections shall be submitted for all sanitary sewers, water lines, storm sewers, sidewalks, streetlights, stormwater management facilities and other proposed site improvements.
(d) 
Plan notes and conditions. All information required in § 1377.02(d).
(e) 
Certifications and dedications. All information required in § 1377.02(e).
[Ord. No. 10-2014, 15, passed 11-24-2014]
The subdivider or land developer shall furnish, as part of an application for final approval of a major subdivision or land development plan, the following information on the required eighteen-by-twenty-four-inch final plan sheet(s):
(a) 
Title block. All information required in § 1377.02(a).
(b) 
Signature blocks. All information required in § 1377.02(b).
(c) 
Maps and data. The plan shall include only the phase or section of the subdivision or land development proposed for immediate recording and development. All information required in § 1377.02(c) shall be supplied.
(d) 
Plan notes and conditions. All information required in § 1377.02(d).
(e) 
Certifications and dedications. All information required in § 1377.02(e).