This chapter is enacted in accordance with the provisions of Article 16 of the Town Law and in order to:
These regulations governing the subdivision of land in the Town of Cortlandt are hereby adopted by the Planning Board by authority delegated by ordinance of the Town Council July 27, 1954, as amended.*
[Amended 5-6-1986 by Res. No. 137-86]
After the effective date of these regulations, no person, owner or agent shall convey, contract to convey or represent himself to be in a position to convey any lot, plot or parcel of land in the Town of Cortlandt resulting from any subdivision without the prior approval of the Planning Board pursuant to these regulations. The description of a lot, plot or parcel of land by metes and bounds in the instruments of transfer or other documents used in the process of selling or transferring shall not exempt the conveyance from the above prohibition.
The provisions of these regulations shall not apply to any map or subdivision plat approved by the Planning Board and filed with the County Clerk prior to the effective date of these regulations under § 276, Subdivision 5, of the local Zoning and Planning Law of the State of New York.
Editor's Note: See Article 16 of the Town Law.