Towns and Cities

Subdivision of Land

SECTION 45-23-64

§ 45-23-64. Procedure – Signing and recording of plats and plans.

(a) All approved final plans and plats for land development and subdivision projects are signed by the appropriate planning board official with the date of approval. Plans and plats for major land developments and subdivisions are signed by the planning board chairperson or the secretary of the planning board attesting to the approval by the planning board. All minor land development or subdivision plans and plats and administrative plats are signed by the planning board chairperson or secretary or the board's designated agent.

(b) Upon signature, all plans and plats are submitted to the administrative officer prior to recording and filing in the appropriate municipal departments. The material to be recorded for all plans and plats include all pertinent plans with notes thereon concerning all the essential aspects of the approved project design, the implementation schedule, special conditions placed on the development by the municipality, permits and agreements with state and federal reviewing agencies, and other information required by the planning board.

(c) Other parts of the applications record for subdivisions and land development projects, including all meeting records, approved master plan and preliminary plans, site analyses, impact analyses, all legal agreements, records of the public hearing and the entire final approval set of drawings are permanently kept by the municipal departments responsible for implementation and enforcement.

(d) The administrative officer shall notify the statewide "911" emergency authority and the local police and fire authorities servicing the new plat with the information required by each of the authorities.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 385, § 1.)