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Applications for Preliminary Plat approval shall contain all of the following information.

A. General Submission Requirements.

1. Partitions. Information required for a Type I review (see section 18.5.1.050), including but not limited to a written statement or letter explaining how the application satisfies each and all of the relevant criteria and standards.

2. Subdivisions. Information required for a Type II review, (see section 18.5.1.060), including but not limited to a written statement or letter explaining how the application satisfies each and all of the relevant criteria and standards.

B. Preliminary Plat Information. In addition to the general information described in subsection A, above, and any information required pursuant to chapter 18.3.9 Performance Standards Option, the preliminary plat application shall consist of drawings and supplementary written material (i.e., on forms and/or in a written narrative) adequate to provide the following information, in quantities determined by Staff Advisor.

1. General information.

a. Name of subdivision (partitions are named by year and file number). This name shall not duplicate the name of another land division in the City or vicinity.

b. Date, north arrow, and scale of drawing.

c. Location of the development sufficient to define its location in the City, boundaries.

d. Zoning of parcel to be divided, including any overlay zones.

e. A title block specifying “minor or major partition” and including the partition number, City of Ashland, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the owners of the subject property and, as applicable, the name of the engineer and surveyor, and the date of the survey.

f. Identification of the drawing as a “preliminary plat”.

2. Existing Conditions. Except where the Staff Advisor deems certain information is not relevant, applications for Preliminary Plat approval shall contain all of the following information on existing conditions of the site.

a. Streets. Location, name, and present width of all streets, alleys, and rights-of-way on and abutting the site.

b. Easements. Width, location, and purpose of all existing easements of record on and abutting the site;

c. Utilities. Location and identity of all utilities on and abutting the site. If water mains and sewers are not on or abutting the site, indicate the direction and distance to the nearest one and show how utilities will be brought to standards;

d. Topography and Natural Features. A topographic map showing contour intervals of five feet or less and the location of any physical constrained lands, pursuant to chapter 18.3.10, and any natural features, such as rock outcroppings, wetlands, streams, wooded areas, and isolated preservable trees.

e. The Base Flood Elevation, Floodplain Corridor Elevation, and Floodplain Boundary, per the Ashland Floodplain Corridor Maps, as applicable.

f. North arrow and scale.

3. Proposed Development. Except where the Staff Advisor deems certain information is not relevant, applications for Preliminary Plat approval shall contain all of the following information on the proposed development.

a. Proposed lots, streets, tracts, open space, and park land (if any); location, names, right-of-way dimensions.

b. Location, width, and purpose of all proposed easements;

c. Approximate dimensions, area calculation (e.g., in square feet), and identification numbers for all proposed lots and private tracts (e.g., private open space, common area, or street).

d. Proposed uses of the property, including all areas proposed to be dedicated as public right-of-way or reserved as open space for the purpose of surface water management, recreation, or other use.

e. Proposed public street improvements, pursuant to chapter 18.4.6.

f. Preliminary design for extending City water and sewer service to each lot, pursuant to chapter 18.4.6.

g. Proposed method of storm water drainage and treatment, if required, pursuant to chapter 18.4.6.

h. The approximate location and identity of other facilities, including the locations of electric, fire hydrants, streetlights, and utilities, as applicable.

i. Evidence of compliance with applicable overlay zones.

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