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  • Warrick County, Indiana

    SUBDIVISION CONTROL ORDINANCE

    Ordinance 2006-05

    Adopted March 20, 2006

    (Certified on 12/14/05 by the Area Plan Commission to the

    Board of County Commissioners, adopted with amendments

    by the Board of County Commissioners on 3/20/06,

    amendments by the Board of County Commissioners accepted

    by the Area Plan Commission on 4/12/06 ) Amended 9/12/2007 by Commissioners Ordinance

    2007-19 through 2007-25

    Amended 11/9/2009 by Commissioners Ordinance 2009-29

    Amended 12/6/2010 by Commissioners Ordinance 2010-17

    Amended 12/20/2010 by Commissioners Ordinance 2010-18

    Amended 5/9/2011 by Commissioners Ordinance 2011-09

    Amended 5/9/2011 by Commissioners Ordinance 2011-11

    Amended 7/11/2011 by Commissioners Ordinance 2011-16

    Amended 1/9/2012 by Commissioners Ordinance 2012-04

    Amended 1/9/2012 by Commissioners Ordinance 2012-05

    Amended 3/11/2013 by Commissioners Ordinance 2013-05

    Amended 6/24/2013 by Commissioners Ordinance 2013-06

    Amended 6/10/2013 by Commissioners Ordinance 2013-07

    Amended 6/10/2013 by Commissioners Ordinance 2013-08

    Amended 11/12/2013 by Commissioners Ordinance 2013-29

    Prepared for the

    Warrick County Area Plan Commission by

    Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates, Inc.

    6200 Vogel Road, Evansville, Indiana 47715

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    SUBDIVISION CONTROL ORDINANCE ..................................................................................... 1

    ARTICLE I: PURPOSE AND ADMINISTRATION ................................................................... 1

    SECTION 1: PURPOSE .................................................................................................................... 1

    SECTION 2: ADMINISTRATION ................................................................................................... 1

    ARTICLE II: DEFINITIONS .......................................................................................................... 3

    SECTION 1: GENERAL ................................................................................................................... 3

    SECTION 2: TERMS DEFINED ...................................................................................................... 3

    ARTICLE III: PROCEDURES FOR SUBMISSION OF PLATS ........................................... 14

    ARTICLE III A: PROCEDURES FOR SUBMISSION OF MAJOR SUBDIVISIONS .... 14

    SECTION 1: PRE-APPLICATION CONFERENCE (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ......................... 14

    SECTION 2: APPLICATION AND FEES (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) .......................................... 15

    SECTION 3: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ................................. 16

    SECTION 4: PREPARATION FOR PRIMARY APPROVAL (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) .......... 16

    SECTION 5: FORM OF SUBMISSION (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ............................................. 17

    SECTION 6: VICINITY PLAN (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ........................................................... 17

    SECTION 7: REQUIRED PRIMARY PLAT INFORMATION (MAJOR SUBDIVISION)......... 17

    SECTION 8: OPTIONAL PRIMARY PLAT INFORMATION (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ......... 22

    SECTION 9: PRIMARY PLAT APPROVAL (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ..................................... 22

    SECTION 10: FINAL PLAT (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ................................................................ 23

    SECTION 11: REQUIRED SUBMISSIONS PRIOR TO CONSIDERATION OF

    SECONDARY APPROVAL (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ........................................................ 23

    SECTION 12: INSPECTION OF IMPROVEMENTS DURING CONSTRUCTION

    (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ....................................................................................................... 27

    SECTION 13: PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ............. 27

    SECTION 14: SECONDARY PLAT APPROVAL (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) .............................. 32

    SECTION 15: COMPLETION OF STREET IMPROVEMENTS AND ACCEPTANCE OF

    MAINTENANCE BY COUNTY (MAJOR SUBDIVISION) ................................................. 32

    ARTICLE III B: PROCEDURES FOR SUBMISSION OF MINOR SUBDIVISIONS ...... 35

    SECTION 1: APPLICATION AND FEES (MINOR SUBDIVISION) ......................................... 35

    SECTION 2: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (MINOR SUBDIVISION) .................................. 36

    SECTION 3: PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION OF MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT ........ 37

    SECTION 4: REQUIRED MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT INFORMATION ............................ 38

    SECTION 5: MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT APPROVAL ........................................................ 42

    ARTICLE III C: PROCEDURES FOR RESUBDIVISION AND/OR REPLATTING

    OF LAND ........................................................................................................................ 44

    SECTION 1: PROCEDURE FOR RESUBDIVISION/REPLATTING .......................................... 44

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    ARTICLE III D: PROCEDURES FOR VACATION OF PLATS ........................................ 44

    ARTICLE IV: GENERAL REGULATIONS AND DESIGN .................................................. 45

    SECTION 1: GENERAL ................................................................................................................. 45

    SECTION 2: STREETS ................................................................................................................... 45

    SECTION 3: ALLEYS .................................................................................................................... 50

    SECTION 4: EASEMENTS ............................................................................................................ 50

    SECTION 5: BLOCKS .................................................................................................................... 50

    SECTION 6: LOTS .......................................................................................................................... 51

    SECTION 7: PUBLIC SITES AND OPEN SPACES ..................................................................... 51

    SECTION 8: NON-RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISIONS .................................................................... 52

    SECTION 9: ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS ..................................... 53

    ARTICLE V: STREET AND UTLITY IMPROVEMENTS ....................................................... 54

    SECTION 1: STANDARDS AND APPROVALS .......................................................................... 54

    SECTION 2: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS ................................................................................. 54

    SECTION 3: MONUMENTS AND MARKERS ............................................................................ 55

    SECTION 4: MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR STREET AND HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION . 55

    SECTION 5: CURBS AND GUTTERS .......................................................................................... 59

    SECTION 6: SIDEWALKS ............................................................................................................. 59

    SECTION 7: STORM DRAINAGE ................................................................................................ 60

    SECTION 8: WATER SUPPLY ...................................................................................................... 61

    SECTION 9: SEWAGE DISPOSAL AND SANITARY SEWERS ............................................... 61

    SECTION 10: STREET NAME SIGNS ............................................................................................ 62

    SECTION 11: RAILROAD CROSSING .......................................................................................... 62

    SECTION 12: TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES/PAVEMENT MARKINGS ................................ 62

    SECTION 13: EROSION CONTROL............................................................................................... 63

    ARTICLE VI: FEES .................................................................................................................... 64

    ARTICLE VII: ADMINISTRATION ......................................................................................... 64

    ARTICLE VIII: VALIDITY ........................................................................................................ 64

    ARTICLE IX: ENFORCEMENT ............................................................................................... 64

    ARTICLE X: CERTIFICATES...................................................................................................... 64

    SECTION 1: CERTIFICATE OF APPROVAL .............................................................................. 65

    SECTION 2: LAND SURVEYORS CERTIFICATE .................................................................... 65

    SECTION 3: LEGAL DESCRIPTION CERTIFICATE ................................................................. 65

    SECTION 4: DEDICATION CERTIFICATION ............................................................................ 66

    SECTION 5: ACKNOWLEDGMENT CERTIFICATE ................................................................. 67

    SECTION 6: COUNTY DRAINAGE BOARD .............................................................................. 67

    SECTION 7: OTHER CERTIFICATES .......................................................................................... 67

    ARTICLE XI: REPEAL CLAUSE ..................................................