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City of Glencoe-Ordinance 597

City of Glencoe

The City Council of the City of Glencoe hereby ordains:
Section 1: Section 521.17 of the Glencoe Municipal Code shall be added to Chapter 5, Land Use Control, Subdivision Code - General Provisions.
521.17 Minor Subdivision. A Minor Subdivision is a Subdivision that meets all the following criteria:
Creates no more than two (2) new lots;
Does not require the dedication of rights of way or construction of new streets;
Does not require the creation of any public utility easements other than the standard easements of platted lots;
Does not create any public improvements other than sidewalks;
Does not land lock or otherwise impair convenient ingress and egress to or from the rear or side of the subject tract(s) or any adjacent property;
Does not fall within the corridors of any planned or proposed street as shown upon the official map or approved area plans; and
Does not violate any local, state or federally adopted law, ordinance, regulation, plan or policy.
Section 2: Section 523A of the Glencoe Municipal Code shall be added to Chapter 5, Land Use Control, Subdivision Code – Preliminary Plan.
523A.     Minor Subdivision.
523A.01 Minor Subdivision Requirements.  Application: A completed application for a Minor Subdivision plat approval must be submitted to the City Administrator in a form established by said Administrator, along with a nonrefundable fee that has been established by the City Council. No application will be processed until the application is complete and the required fee has been paid. An application for a Minor Subdivision shall include the following:
The requested Minor Subdivision shall be in the form of a certificate of survey prepared by a registered land surveyor containing the same form, data and supportive information detailing the proposed subdivision as is required for a preliminary plat under City of Glencoe Ordinance 520, otherwise known as the Subdivision Code. The City Administrator may exempt the Subdivider from certain of the information requirements.
The Subdivider shall submit an up-to-date title opinion or title commitment for review and approval by the City Attorney.
Three (3) full size copies, three 11 x 17 copies, and three (3) 8 1/2 x 11 copies of the Minor Subdivision Plat.
523A.02 Review and Report: The City Administrator shall prepare a staff report that reviews the application in light of the comprehensive plan, the standards required by the zoning ordinance for the zoning district the concerned property lies within, and all other applicable standards of this title.  
523A.03 Action by Planning Commission: The planning commission shall hold a public hearing on the Minor Subdivision application and, after the close of the public hearing, act to recommend approval or denial of the application for the Minor Subdivision. The City Council shall then act to approve or deny the Minor Subdivision application at its next meeting. A Minor Subdivision may not be approved unless it complies with the standards of this ordinance and City of Glencoe Ordinance 505, otherwise known as the Zoning Code, for the zoning district the concerned property lies within.
523A.04 Notices: Notice of the public hearing before the planning commission shall be the same as that for a preliminary plat pursuant to City of Glencoe Ordinance 520, otherwise known as the Subdivision Code.
Section 3:  Section 523.01 through Section 523.08 of the Glencoe Municipal Code shall be renumbered as Section 523B.01 through Section 523B.08.
Section 4:  This Ordinance shall be effective immediately upon its passage and publication.
Adopted February 21, 2017
Randy Wilson
Mark D. Larson
City Administrator
(Published in the McLeod Chronicle March 1, 2017)