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Interactive Subdivision Ordinance

Subdivision Ordinance Contents:

SECTION 1: Purpose and Applicability
SECTION 2: Definitions and Rules of Construction
SECTION 3: Decision Making and Administrative Bodies
SECTION 4: Appeals and Variances
SECTION 5: Amendments
SECTION 6: The Subdivision Process
SECTION 7: Subdivision Development Requirements
SECTION 8: Required Work on the Ground
SECTION 9: Enforcement
SECTION 10: Application and Processing Fees


Subdivision:

The provisions of this ordinance are adopted pursuant to the authority conferred by Section 160A-371 through Section 160A-376 of the General Statutes of North Carolina for the purpose of providing for the orderly development of the Town of Huntersville, North Carolina and its environs by regulating the subdivision of land. The regulations contained herein are intended to coordinate proposed development with existing development and with officially adopted plans for future development of the town; to coordinate streets within subdivisions with existing or planned streets or with public facilities; to secure or protect adequate rights-of-way and easements for street or utility purposes; to secure adequate spaces for recreation and school sites; to provide for the distribution of population and traffic in a manner which shall avoid congestion and overcrowding; to protect and enhance environmental quality; to insure the proper legal description, monumentation, and recording of subdivided land; and to create conditions essential to public health, safety, convenience, and the general welfare.