ORDINANCE NO. 04-14(  )

 

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 14, SUBDIVISION OF LAND, OF THE CODE OF THE COUNTY OF ALBEMARLE, VIRGINIA, ARTICLE II, ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURE, AND ARTICLE III, PLAT REQUIREMENTS AND DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED

 

BE IT ORDAINED By the Board of Supervisors of the County of Albemarle, Virginia, that Article II, Administration and Procedure, and Article III, Plat Requirements and Documents to be Submitted, of Chapter 14, Subdivision of Land, are hereby amended and reordained as follows:

 

By Amending:

 

Sec. 14-203     Fees.

 

By Adding:

 

14-308.1.         Groundwater assessment information.

 

Chapter 14

 

Subdivision of Land

 

Article II.  Administration and Procedure

 

Sec. 14-203 Fees.

 

            Except as otherwise provided herein, each subdivider shall pay a fee upon submittal of a plat or other request provided herein, in an amount according to the schedule set forth below.  The fee shall be in the form of cash or a check payable to the "County of Albemarle."  Neither the County nor the School Board of Albemarle County shall be required to pay any fee required by this section if it is the applicant. 

 

            A.        Preliminary plat for subdivision:  

 

                        1.         If subject to review by the commission:

                                    (a)        1 to 9 lots: $720.00.

                                    (b)        10 to 19 lots: $1,100.00.

                                    (c)        20 or more lots: $1,330.00.

 

                        2.         If subject to review by the agent:

                                    (a)        Two-lot subdivision as described in section 14-232(B)(1) or if all lots front on an existing public street: $95.00.                           

                                    (b)        1 to 9 lots: $360.00.

                                    (c)        10 to 19 lots: $550.00.

                                    (d)        20 or more lots: $670.00.

 

                        3.         Reinstatement of review: $65.00.

 

            4.         Each filing of a preliminary plat, whether or not a preliminary plat for the same property has been filed previously, shall be subject to the same requirements.

 

B.         Final plat for subdivision:

 

1.         If subject to review by the commission:

                                    (a)        1 to 9 lots: $720.00.

                                    (b)        10 to 19 lots: $1,100.00.

                                    (c)        20 or more lots: $1,330.00.

 

2.         If subject to review by the agent:

                                    (a)        Two-lot subdivision as described in section 14-232(B)(1) or if all lots front on an existing public street: $95.00.                           

                                    (b)        1 to 9 lots: $360.00.

                                    (c)        10 to 19 lots: $550.00.

                                    (d)        20 or more lots: $670.00.

 

3.         Condominium plat: $100.00.

 

                        4.         Reinstatement of review: $65.00.

 

5.         In addition to the foregoing, if the subdivider is required to construct a public street or a private road, he shall pay to the county a fee equal to the cost of the inspection of the construction of any such street or road.  These fees shall be paid prior to completion of all necessary inspections and shall be deemed a part of the cost of construction of the street or road for purposes of section 14-413(B).

 

            C.        Plat for rural division: $95.00.

 

            D.        Plat for family division: $95.00.

 

E.         Other matters subject to review:

 

1.         Waiver, variation or substitution of subdivision requirements:  $180.00.

 

2.         Relief from plat conditions imposed by commission prior to the date of adoption of this chapter: $180.00.

 

3.         Appeal of plat to board of supervisors: $240.00.

 

4.         Extension of plat approval: $45.00.

 

5.         Request to defer action on plat to an indefinite date: $75.00.

 

          6.          Bonding inspection for plat: $60.00.

 

                        7.           Vacation of plat or part thereof: $170.00.

 

                        8.           Review of groundwater assessment information required by section 14-                                                 308.1:

                                      (a)      Tier 2 assessment under section 17-402: $250.00 plus $25.00 per                                                        lot.

                                      (b)      Tier 3 assessment under section 17-403: $400.00 plus $25.00 per                                                        lot.

                                      (c)      Tier 4 assessment under section 17-404: $1,000.00.    

 

(9-5-96, 12-11-91, 6-7-89, 4-17-85, 12-1-82, 12-14-77, 3-2-77, 11-10-76, 8-28-74 ( 3); 1988 Code, 18-43; Ord. 98-A(1), 7-15-98; Ord. 99-14(1), 6-16-99; Ord. 02-14(2), 7-3-02)

 

            State law reference--Va. Code 15.2-2241(9).

 

Article III.  Plat Requirements and Documents to be Submitted

 

Sec. 14-308.1   Groundwater assessment information.

 

            Groundwater assessments required by section 17-402 shall be initiated by the program authority upon the submittal of the preliminary plat.  The draft groundwater management plans and aquifer testing workplans required by sections 17-403 and 17-404, as applicable, shall be submitted in conjunction with the submittal of the preliminary plat.  The requirements of sections 17-402, 17-403 and 17-404 shall be satisfied prior to final plat approval.

 

                State law reference Va. Code 15.2-2121.

 

This ordinance shall be effective on and after February 8, 2005.

 

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