Subdivision Regulations


ARTICLE 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
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  1. Title .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1
  2. Authority ............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1
  3. Jurisdiction ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1
  4. Purpose .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 1
  5. Policy ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
  6. Design Concepts ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
  7. Conformance to Applicable Rules and Regulations ............................................................................................................ 3
  8. Self-Imposed Restrictions ........................................................................................................................................................................ 3
  9. Character of the Land .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
  10. Policy on FloodProne Areas ...................................................................................................................................................................... 4
  11. Subdivision Name .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 6



ARTICLE 2 PROCEDURE FOR MAJOR SUBDIVISION APPROVAL

  1. General ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
  2. Preliminary Plat .................................................................................................................................................................................................. 9
  3. Construction Plans ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
  4. Final Plat ............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 15
  5. Surety Instrument ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 18
  6. Submission of “as built utilities drawings” ............................................................................................................................................. 18



ARTICLE 3 PROCEDURE FOR MINOR SUBDIVISION APPROVAL

  1. Procedure ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 20
  2. Submission ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 20
  3. Plat Content ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 20
  4. Plat Review ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 21
  5. Plat Approval ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................22



ARTICLE 4 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS OF DESIGN

  1. Lot Layout ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 24
  2. Blocks ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 25
  3. Roads and Streets ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 26
  4. Storm Drainage ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 37
  5. Curb and Gutter Requirements ................................................................................................................................................................. 41
  6. Utilities (Water and Waste Water) .......................................................................................................................................................... 41
  7. Utility Easements ............................................................................................................................................................................................ 44
  8. Survey Monuments ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 44
  9. Driveways and Curb Cuts ............................................................................................................................................................................ 45
  10. Sidewalks and Handicap Ramps ................................................................................................................................................................ 47
  11. Screening and Landscaping ......................................................................................................................................................................... 47
  12. Environmental Protection and Preservation ....................................................................................................................................... 48
  13. Nonresidential Subdivisions ....................................................................................................................................................................... 49
  14. Technical Specifications Included by Reference ................................................................................................................................. 50



ARTICLE 5 PREREQUISITES TO FINAL PLAT APPROVAL

  1. General Requirements .................................................................................................................................................................................. 52



ARTICLE 6 ACCEPTANCES, INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF IMPROVEMENTS

  1. Completion of Improvements..................................................................................................................................................................... 56
  2. Extension and Enforcement of Surety Instrument............................................................................................................................. 56
  3. Reduction of Surety Instrument................................................................................................................................................................ 56
  4. Acceptance of Improvements..................................................................................................................................................................... 57
  5. Deferral or Waiver of Required Improvements................................................................................................................................... 57
  6. Inspection of Improvements........................................................................................................................................................................ 58
  7. Maintenance of Improvements.................................................................................................................................................................. 58
  8. Issuance of Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy......................................................................................................... 58




ARTICLE 7 DEFINITIONS
........................................................................................................................................................................................................................59



ARTICLE 8 LEGAL STATUS PROVISIONS

  1. Powers of the Planning Commission........................................................................................................................................................ 73
  2. Enforcement of Subdivision Regulations............................................................................................................................................... 73
  3. Penalties for Violation.................................................................................................................................................................................... 74
  4. Provisions of Regulations Declared to be Minimum Requirements............................................................................................ 74



ARTICLE 9 VARIANCES, APPEALS AND AMENDMENTS

  1. Variances............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 77
  2. Appeals................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 77
  3. Amendment........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 77



ARTICLE 10 SEVERABILITY AND ADOPTION

  1. Severability......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 80
  2. Adoption.............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 80



Appendices
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Owners   Certificate p.81
          Planning Commission Certificate of Approval of the Final Plat p.81
          Surety Instrument in Lieu of Completed Improvements p.82
          Mortgagee   Certificate p.82
          Certificate   of   Survey p.82
          Certificate of Approval of Water, Sewer and DrainageSystemPlans p.83
          Certificate of Adequacy of Storm Drainage p.83
          Certificate of Approval of an Individual Subsurface Water System p.83
          Certificate of Availability of Electric Power p.83
          Certificate of Approval of Streets p.84
          Certificate of Approval of Utilities p.84
          Certificate of Approval for Subdivision and Street Names p.84
          Certificate of Sports Shoot Range Area p.84
City of Fayetteville Checklists p.85

          Checklist for Site Plan Submittal p.86
          Checklist for Final Plat submittal p.89
          Checklist for Minor Plat submittal p.91
          Application   Fees p.93
          General Guidelines for Erosion Control p.94
          Design Requirements for Drainage Ditches p.95
End Notes....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 97