What is a Plat?
A plat is a surveyed drawing and description of a legal building site or sites that shows the location, dimensions, and description of any lots, rights of way, easements, building lines, and other site features or dedications that affect how a parcel will be developed. A plat must conform to the requirements outlined in the Subdivision Ordinance
before it can be approved.
When is a Plat Required?
A plat is required when:
- Land is divided into 2 or more parts for the purpose of sale
- Building sites are created
- New subdivisions or additions to the city are created
- Lots of any nature are laid out