The Plats Review Group is a branch of the Land Development Division of Development Services. The primary function of the group is to review subdivision development plats for compliance with the Subdivision Regulations as found in Chapter 66, Code of General Ordinances for Kansas City, Mo. Another function would include the review of lot splits and the management of the various developments, cases and subdivision project files.
Scope and function
The Plats Review Group has the following primary functions:
- Review Final subdivision plats.
- Review Lot Splits.
- Project File Management.
Review final subdivision plats
The Plats Review Group is responsible for coordinating with the applicant of a final plat to insure that all requirements of the subdivision regulations and related ordinances are complied with. Record information certificates are requested and reviewed for the property legal description, owner's name, easements, incumbencies, payment of taxes, etc. The plat boundaries are verified for closure and accuracy of all dimensions. The group will work with the applicant's surveyor and attorney and City staff to insure that all language unique to the plat is properly shown. The group will prepare a suggested ordinance for the final plat as directed by the section manager for submittal to the Law Department for review and introduction to the City Council.
Review lot split
The group is responsible for reviewing the lot-split submittal for compliance with the subdivision requirements. The group would provide comments to the applicant and coordinate with other City department as required.
Project file management
The group has the responsible of managing project and development case files by obtaining all pertinent ordinances, city plan commission letters, development plans, etc associated with the project. The group will file all letters and documents. Another function would be to obtain site specific public information for each project, which would include sewer record sheets, aerial photographs, topographical maps and geographical information systems maps.