City of Lavon

Development


Developments and Plats

The City of Lavon regulates Subdivisions and Plating in the City Limits and in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction of the City of Lavon. The city defines a subdivision as: ďThe division [of] a tract or parcel of land into two (2) or more parts or lots for the purpose, whether immediate or future, of sale or building development or transfer of ownership and shall include re-subdivision; or the placing of two or more houses on a single lot; or the placing of one or more additional houses on a lot that has one or more existing houses.Ē (Ordinance 2002-01-03)

Applications for Preliminary Plats must include:

1. A completed City of Lavon Plat Application; and
2. Two (2) sets of full size printed Plats (24 in. x 36 in. ); and
3. Ten (10) sets of half size printed Plats (11 in. x 17 in. ); and
4. Two (2) PDF set of Plat plans (on separate CDís); and
5. One (1) executed Declaration of Ownership; and
6. One (1) executed Authorization of Representation (if the applicant is not the property owner).

Applications for Final Plats must include:

1. A completed City of Lavon Plat Application; and
2. Two (2) sets of full size printed Plats (24 in. x 36 in. ); and
3. Two (2) sets of full size printed Construction Plans (24 in. x 36 in. ); and
4. Ten (10) sets of half size printed Plats (11 in. x 17 in. ); and
5. Two (2) PDF set of Plat plans (on separate CDís); and
6. Two (2) PDF set of construction plans (may be include on the Plat CDís); and
7. One (1) executed Declaration of Ownership; and
8. One (1) executed Authorization of Representation (if the applicant is not the property owner); and
9. One (1) previously approved Preliminary Plat for the property*; and
10. A storm water drainage study may be required.

Plat Applications, Plats and Construction Plans will be reviewed for compliance with: applicable City Ordinances; Administrative Rules; generally accepted engineering standards and plans for future development of the City.

All Subdivisions within the corporate boundaries of the City must conform to the Cityís zoning regulations. Planned Developments are negotiated on individual basis and may involve additional requirements.

No Subdivision Plat will be approved unless the applicant and property owner is current on all fees owed to the City of Lavon.

*With the consent of the City staff and the approval of the City Council and receiving a recommendation from Planning and Zoning Commission, the City may elect to review the Preliminary Plat and Final Plat in the same review process.