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    Sec. 24.1-42. Final Plat.


    Sec. 24.1-42. Final plat. 
    The submission of a final plat shall constitute the official filing of a proposed subdivision. The appropriate number, as the city planner determines are needed, of copies of the final plat shall be submitted to the city for final approval and subsequent recording. Blue or black line prints (surveyor’s copies) shall be clearly and legibly drawn at a scale of not more than one hundred (100) feet to the inch on sheets having a maximum size of seventeen (17) inches by twenty-two (22) inches.
    For any subdivision of five (5) lots or more the digital data associated with the creation of the subdivision plat shall be provided to the city planner in a format approved by the city. The digital data shall be "georeferenced" to the State Plane Coordinate System, North American Datum 1983, Virginia South Zone #4502. The data shall be certified by a licensed surveyor or other persons appropriately licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia for accuracy and correctness. Where the subdivider can show that the subdivision plat was not created using computer aided design (CAD) software, or adherence to these requirements would produce unnecessary hardships the city planner may grant an exception in whole or in part to the requirements for digital data submission.
    The final plat shall include the following information and all information which is required on the preliminary plat shall be provided on the final plat:
    (a) Name of subdivision, city, state, owner, true and/or magnetic north point and scale of drawing and number of sheets. If shown on more than one (1) sheet, matched lines shall clearly indicate where the several sheets join. A space shall be reserved for the signature of the city engineer and the city planner if no new streets are dedicated. If the plat includes the acceptance of right-of-way, a space shall be reserved for the signature of the city engineer and the city manager.
    (b) Location of proposed subdivision by an insert map with north arrow and scale at a scale of not less than two (2) inches equal one (1) mile indicating adjoining roads, their names and numbers, counties, subdivisions and other landmarks.
    (c) A boundary survey with an error of closure within the limits of one (1) in five thousand (5,000) related to the magnetic meridian and showing the location of all monuments and their type of material within the boundary of the subdivision. The survey may be related to the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey state grid north if the coordinate of two (2) adjacent corners of the subdivision are shown.
    (d) The source of title of the owners of the land subdivided and the place of record of the last instrument in the chain of title.
    (e) A statement to the effect that the subdivision as it appears on this plat is with the free consent and in accordance with the desires of the owners, proprietors and trustees, if any, which shall be signed by the owners, proprietors and trustees, if any, and shall be duly acknowledged before some officer authorized to take acknowledgments to deeds.
    (f) When the subdivision consists of land acquired from more than one (1) source of title the outlines of the various tracts shall be indicated by dotted lines and identification of the respective tracts shall be placed on the plat.
    (g) The accurate location and dimensions by bearings and distances with all curve data on all lots and street lines, boundaries of all proposed or existing easements and utilities, existing parks, school sites or other public areas, the number and area of all building lots, all existing public and private streets, their names, numbers and widths, water courses and their names, if any, delineation of flood plain zones, names of owners and their property lines within the boundary of the subdivision and the names of owners and their property lines adjoining said boundaries.
    (h) All dimensions shall be shown in feet and decimals of a foot to the closest two (2) decimal points, all bearings shall be shown in degrees and minutes to the nearest minute.
    (i) The data of all curves along the street frontages shall be shown in detail at the curve or in a curve data table containing the following; delta angle, radius, arc, tangent, chord and chord bearings.
    (j) Any restrictions imposed by the subdivider shall be shown on the plat, or on attached sheet(s) in which case it shall be stated on the plat that deed restrictions are on the said attached sheet(s) or as filed in Plat Cabinet number (identify number) of the office of the clerk of the circuit court.
    (k) Where public water and or sewer systems are to be provided it shall be indicated on the plat and shall reflect whether such facilities will be owned by the City of Lynchburg or privately owned, indicating the name or title of the owner.
    (l) A statement as to whether utilities will be placed overhead or underground.
    (m) All other applicable minimum standards for surveys as defined within Chapter 20 of the Virginia Administrative Code.
    A house number shall be assigned to each lot created by the subdivision as provided in section 35-114 and chapter 35, article VII of the city code. (Ord. No. O-78-323, 11-14-78; Ord. No. O-02-225, 12-10-02; Ord. No. O-10-034, 4-27-10, eff. 7-1-10)
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