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HOW DOES PLATTING AFFECT MY WASTEWATER PERMIT APPROVAL? A PRESENTATION BY EMIL HADDAD, R.P.L.S. E.I.C. SURVEYING COMPANY
SUBDIVISION PLATS Subdivision A subdivision plat shows how land will be subdivided. The plat/replat must reflect adequate streets and right-of-way for the project. The plat/replat must abide by all development rules established by Chapter 42. Undeveloped land must be platted before development or subdivision of the land occurs. A plat must be prepared by a licensed surveyor, land planner and/or engineer and a licensed surveyor must sign the plat.
MOST COMMON PLATTING EXCEPTIONS Property being divided between family members: 3 rd Degree of consanguinity or affinity (Harris County Regulations, Sec. 4.04 #2) 10 Acre Rule: (Texas Local Government Code Chapter 232.0015 (f)(1) & Harris County Regulations, Sec. 4.04 #3) 5 Acre Rule: Prior to September 1999 (Texas Local Government Code Chapter 212.004 (a) Dividing Commercial Reserves or Unrestricted Reserves (COH Ordinance Chapter 42, Sec 21 (a) “Grandfathered” tracts of land: Prior to September 1989 (Texas Local Government Code Chapter 232.0015)
PLAT CLASSES CLASS 1 : Seldom used. (Class 1 plats, amending plats, and development plats.) CLASS 2: 1x submittal ; only if no (public or private ) street or (utility) easement are created. However, urban shared driveways (“easements”) may be platted as a C2. CLASS 3: Basic; 2x submittals ; Requires preliminary and final plat submissions. Required for PAE/PUE’s (streets) including suburban OR urban “townhome” projects.
COMMON PHRASES USED Single Family Reserves Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ)
SUBDIVISION REPLATS A replat is simply a new division of a property that had been previously platted. Any new division to part or all of a recorded subdivision plat requires a replat. (Discuss partial replat versus replat.) Any platted reserve may be subdivided by metes and bounds without a replat.
A replat can change land use; layout of lots or reserves, building setback lines, name of plat, and/or easements; subject to all current ordinances. Recorded subdivision plats may be in the form of Harris County Map Record (HCMR) or Harris County Deed Record (HCDR), with a map. A replat with public hearing and notice is required if property was ever restricted to single family residential.
AMENDING PLAT An amending plat has two uses: 1. To correct an error. 2. To move or remove lot lines.
STREET NAMING STANDARDS No duplicate names allowed. Must name a direct extension the same name as the existing street. Street name prefixes may be used to clarify the general location of the street. Street name endings must apply to the type of street it is. Alphabetical and numerical street names must not be used to name any new street.
ARE THESE DUPLICATE STREET NAMES? Red Apple Lane Red Apple Drive
PAE & PAE/PUE P ermanent A ccess E asement – a privately maintained and owned street easement not dedicated to the public. P ermanent A ccess E asement/ P ublic U tility E asement – a privately maintained and owned street easement not dedicated to the public that also has a Public Utility Easement within an unpaved portion of the easement.
SANITARY CONTROL EASEMENT 1. PURPOSE – To protect the water supply of the well. 2. Many RESTRICTIONS as to what can and can not happen within a 150-foot radius of the well. i.e. - septic tank, sewage treatment drain fields, absorption beds, certain underground storage tanks, sewage treatment plants, solid waste disposal sites, landfill and dump sites, military facilities; industrial facilities, pesticide storage facilities, and all other constructions or operations that could pollute the groundwater sources of the well. 3. RESTRICTIONS within a 50-foot radius of the well: No tile or concrete sanitary sewers, sewer appurtenances, septic tanks, storm sewers, cemeteries and/or livestock. 4. USE of easement – construction of homes or buildings upon Grantor’s property, and farming and ranching operations, as long as all items in Restriction Nos. 2 and 3 are recognized and followed.
MINIMUM LOT SIZES WHERE AN OSSF MAY BE LOCATED PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY/WITH OSSF – ½ ACRE PRIVATE WATER SUPPLY/WITH OSSF – 1 ACRE 4 OR FEWER 5 ACRE TRACTS BETWEEN FAMILY – EXEMPT FROM SUBMITTING
FAQ When can I get my wastewater permit if a recorded plat is required? Or submitted and in the process of being recorded?
FAQ When do I need a feasibility study approval letter from a County Wastewater with regards to platting?
FAQ What are the Utility Service Plan requirements pertaining to Wastewater?
FAQ Will a County issue permits to an applicant prior to recording the plat?
FAQ My Subdivision has a final CPC 101 form and it is currently set for next week’s Commissioners’ Court Agenda. Can a development permit be issued?
FAQ My Subdivision has a final CPC 101 form and it is currently set for next week’s Commissioners’ Court Agenda. Can a septic permit be issued?
QUESTIONS FROM AUDIENCE Emil Haddad, R.P.L.S. Vice President E.I.C. Surveying Company 12345 Jones Road Suite 270 Houston TX 77070 281-955-2772 firstname.lastname@example.org www.eicsurveying.com email@example.com