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Preliminary Plat, Minor
A. Purpose.
1. The preliminary plat procedure is used to review an overall plan for a proposed subdivision to ensure compliance with this Code, the Comprehensive Plan, and the adequate provision of facilities and services to the City.
B. Applicability.
1. This Section shall apply to any request that meets one of the following criteria:
a. Minor Preliminary Plat.
(1) Creates three (3) or fewer new lots or ten (10) or fewer new condominium units.
(2) Converts an existing building into condominium units.
(3) Combines two (2) or more lots into a single lot.
(4) Adjusts the property lines between two (2) or more properties.
(5) Amends a recorded final plat to correct minor survey or drafting errors.
(6) Dedicates easements to the City.
2. Applications are subject to the common procedures identified in Article II: Common Procedures unless otherwise modified in Subsection (C). In the event of conflict between the common procedures contained in Article II: Common Procedures and the application-specific procedures and requirements contained in this Section, the application-specific procedures and requirements in this Section shall govern.
C. Minor Preliminary Plat Procedure.
1. Summary.
2. Application Submission And Handling.
a. The application shall be submitted to the Department of Community Development and handled in accordance with Section 405.040: Application Submission And Handling.
3. Staff Review And Action.
a. The Community Development Director shall review the application and act to approve or deny the application in accordance with Section 405.050: Staff Review And Action and the criteria listed in Subsection (C)(3)(b).
b. Review Criteria. A minor preliminary plat shall be reviewed according to the following criteria:
(1) The preliminary plat is consistent with the Comprehensive Plan and any approved Master Plan that includes the property.
(2) The preliminary plat is consistent with the intent of the underlying zoning district and complies with applicable dimensional standards of the underlying zoning district.
(3) The preliminary plat complies with all applicable standards in this Code, including Chapter 430: Subdivision and Improvement Standards, and Title V Appendix A: Engineering and Plan Preparation Manual for Public Facilities;
4. Post-Decision Actions And Limitations.
a. The post-decision actions and limitations in Section 405.080: Post-Decision Actions And Limitations shall apply with the following modifications:
(1) Effect Of Approval. An approved minor preliminary plat may be recorded with the St. Charles County Recorder of Deeds, subject to the requirements of Section 430.040: Filing Of Approved Record Plats.
(2) Expiration Of Approval. An approved minor preliminary plat shall expire one (1) year after the date of final approval unless it is recorded with the St. Charles County Recorder of Deeds in accordance with Section 430.040: Filing Of Approved Record Plats, or an extension is granted pursuant to Section 405.080: Post-Decision Actions And Limitations.
 
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Summary Table of Application Procedures

Table 405.010, Summary Table of Application Procedures, lists the applications authorized by this Chapter and application-specific requirements from Articles III through VIII for preapplication meetings, public hearing notice, review and decision-making bodies, and expiration of approval. The table also lists cross references to related applications authorized by and subject to requirements of other chapters of the Municipal Code.

In the event of conflict between the application-specific procedures in Articles III through VIII and the requirements summarized in Table 405.010, Summary Table of Application Procedures, the application-specific procedures and requirements in Articles III through VIII shall govern.