Village of Southampton, NY
Suffolk County
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The sketch plan shall be required to enable the subdivider to save time and expense in reaching a general agreement with the Planning Board as to form, layout and objectives of these Subdivision Regulations.
A. 
Any owner of land shall, prior to subdividing or resubdividing land, submit to the office of the Planning Board, at least 24 days prior to the regular meeting of the Planning Board, three copies of a sketch plan of the proposed subdivision, which shall use the standards set forth in Article X as a guide. The sketch plan shall be clearly marked "sketch plan."
[Amended 11-10-1994 by L.L. No. 11-1994; 5-10-2007 by L.L. No. 5-2007]
(1) 
Notice of such application and of the initial Planning Board hearing at which such application may be considered shall be given as follows:
(a) 
The applicant shall erect on the premises a poster which shall be provided by the Planning Board giving notice of the date, time and location where the initial hearing shall be held. The poster shall be prominently displayed facing each street line on which the property abuts, shall be set back not more than 10 feet from the road surface or pavement and the bottom shall be not less than two feet and the top not less than six feet above the average surface grade at the street line. The poster shall be so displayed for a continuous period commencing no less than 10 calendar days preceding the day of the hearing. The applicant shall file an affidavit with the Planning Board of compliance with this provision prior to consideration of the application.
(b) 
The applicant shall make two mailings of notice of the application not less than 21 calendar days preceding the day of the hearing to all property owners as shown on the then current tax roll of the Village of Southampton of property within 400 feet of the subject property, measured along the frontage on both sides of the street(s), and to all others whose property is located within 400 feet of the boundaries of the subject property. The notice shall state the date, time and location of the hearing, shall state the purpose of the application or the relief requested of the Planning Board and shall identify a person to contact for additional information on the application providing the address and telephone number of such individual. One mailing shall be sent by first-class mail in a plain envelope which does not disclose or indicate the identity of the sender. The other mailing shall be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested. The applicant shall file an affidavit with the Planning Board prior to consideration of the application of compliance with these requirements in form acceptable to the Planning Board, and with respect to the certified mailing, the affidavit shall include copies of all postal and return receipts.
(c) 
The Planning Board shall cause a public notice of such hearing to be published once in the official newspaper not less than 10 calendar days preceding the day of the hearing.
B. 
The subdivider or his duly authorized representative shall attend the meeting of the Planning Board to discuss the requirements of these Subdivision Regulations for street improvements, drainage, sewerage, water supply, fire protection, natural features and resources protection and similar aspects, as well as the availability of existing services and other pertinent information.
(1) 
The Planning Board may, at its option, require that an additional noticed public hearing be held on the application. If the Planning Board requires an additional noticed public hearing, notice of such hearing shall be given as follows:
[Added 5-10-2007 by L.L. No. 5-2007]
(a) 
The applicant shall erect on the premises a poster which shall be provided by the Planning Board giving notice of the date, time and location where such hearing shall be held. The poster shall be prominently displayed facing each street line on which the property abuts, shall be set back not more than 10 feet from the road surface or pavement and the bottom shall be not less than two feet and the top not less than six feet above the average surface grade at the street line. The poster shall be so displayed for a continuous period commencing no less than 10 calendar days preceding the day of the hearing. The applicant shall file an affidavit with the Planning Board of compliance with this provision prior to consideration of the application.
(b) 
The applicant shall mail notice of such public hearing not less than 21 calendar days preceding the day of the hearing to all property owners as shown on the then current tax roll of the Village of Southampton of property within 400 feet of the subject property, measured along the frontage on both sides of the street(s), and to all others whose property is located within 400 feet of the boundaries of the subject property. The notice shall state the date, time and location of the hearing, shall state the purpose of the application or the relief requested of the Planning Board and shall identify a person to contact for additional information on the application providing the address and telephone number of such individual. The mailing shall be sent by first-class mail in an envelope bearing the identity and return address of the sender in the upper left-hand corner. The applicant shall file an affidavit with the Planning Board prior to consideration of the application of compliance with these requirements in form acceptable to the Planning Board.
(c) 
The Planning Board shall cause a public notice of such hearing to be published once in the official newspaper not less than 10 calendar days preceding the day of the hearing.
C. 
The Planning Board shall determine whether a major or minor subdivision application, as defined in these Subdivision Regulations, shall apply.
D. 
The Planning Board may require, when it deems necessary for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare, that a minor subdivision application comply with some of the requirements specified for major subdivisions.
E. 
The Planning Board shall determine whether the sketch plan meets the purposes of these Subdivision Regulations and shall, where it deems necessary, make specific recommendations to be incorporated by the applicant in the next submission to the Planning Board.
F. 
Subsequent to the sketch plan classification as to the nature of the subdivision, the procedure to be followed by the subdivider shall be:
(1) 
If the subdivision is classified as a major subdivision, the subdivider shall comply with the procedures outlined in Articles V through VIII, X and XI.
(2) 
If the subdivision is classified as a minor subdivision, the subdivider shall comply with the procedures outlined in Articles IX through XI.
G. 
An application fee shall be paid at the time of submission of the sketch plan for review by the Planning Board. The amount of such fee shall be as specified in § 97-47.
[Added 11-10-1994 by L.L. No. 11-1994]
Approval of the sketch plan shall expire six months after the date of such formal action, unless a proper application for a subdivision has been submitted to the Planning Board. No further Planning Board action will be taken after such expiration until a new sketch plan has been submitted or the plan is resubmitted.
The sketch plan shall be based on Tax Map information or land survey and other available data, at a scale not less than 200 feet to the inch, to enable the entire tract to be shown on one sheet. The sketch plan shall be submitted, showing the following information:
A. 
The location of sections to be subdivided and their priority in relation to the entire subdivision tract and the distance to the nearest existing street intersection.
B. 
All existing structures, wooded areas, wetlands, lakes, ponds, streams and other significant physical features, including contours at not more than ten-foot intervals in the subdivision and within 200 feet of its boundaries.
[Amended 1-25-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994]
C. 
The name of the landowner and subdivider, including members of any corporation or similar agency, and any contiguous property held by the landowner seeking subdivision and the names of all adjoining property owners, as disclosed by the most recent tax records.
D. 
The Tax Map sheet, block and lot numbers, if available, or signed land survey.
E. 
All utilities available and all streets which are either proposed, mapped or built.
F. 
The proposed pattern of lots, including typical lot width and depth, street layout, recreation areas, method of drainage, sewerage and water supply within the subdivided area.
G. 
All existing restrictions on the use of land, including easements, covenants or zoning district lines and zoning district.