Subdivision Ordinance

Ordinance 09-07-38, 12-06-42
Adopted July 7, 2009, Amended June 19, 2012
Table of Contents
Section
Page
1. General (PDF) (PDF)

1.01 Authority, Purpose and Applicability 1-1
2. Authority of Decision-Makers (PDF) (PDF)

2.01 General Provisions 2-1

2.02 Responsible Official Assigned 2-2

2.03 Director of Development Services 2-3

2.04 Director of Engineering Services 2-3

2.05 Director of Parks and Recreation 2-4

2.06 City Manager and Other Officials 2-4

2.07 Planning and Zoning Commission 2-5

2.08 City Council 2-5
3. Development Application Submittal and Processing Procedures (PDF)

3.01 Pre-Submittal Meeting 3-1

3.02 General Application Contents 3-1

3.03 Initiation, Complete Application and Expiration 3-2

3.04 Application Procession, Action, and Notification Following Decision 3-4

3.05 Public Hearings 3-5

3.06 Amendments and Expiration 3-5

3.07 Expiration for Projects Approved Prior to September 1, 2005 3-6
4. Subdivision Procedures (PDF)


4.01 General Subdivision and Platting Procedures 4-1

4.02 Preliminary Plats 4-2

4.03 Final Plats 4-7

4.04 Conveyance Plats 4-10

4.05 Minor Plats 4-11

4.06 Replats and Amending Plats - General Requirements 4-13

4.07 Replats 4-14

4.08 Amending Plats 4-15

4.09 Plat Vacation 4-18
5. Construction Plans and Procedures (PDF)


5.01 Construction Plans 5-1

5.02 Pre-Construction Meeting 5-3

5.03 Timing of Public Improvements 5-3

5.04 Improvement Agreements and Security for Completion 5-4

5.05 Inspection, Maintenance and Acceptance of Public Improvements 5-6
6. (Reserved for Future Use)

7. Special Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Policies and Regulations (PDF)


7.01 General Policies in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) 7-1

7.02 Collin County and Denton County Regulations 7-2

7.03 City Participation in Improvements in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) 7-3
8. Subdivision Requirements (PDF)


8.01 General Policies 8-1

8.02 Water and Wastewater Requirements 8-5

8.03 Drainage and Environmental Standards 8-11

8.04 Street Requirements 8-16

8.05 Alleys 8-20

8.06 Thoroughfare Screening 8-20

8.07 Sidewalks 8-24

8.08 Driveways, Fire Lanes and Access Easements 8-24

8.09 Easements, Lot and Block Design, Monuments, Subdivision Names, and
Franchise Utilities
8-25

8.10 Subdivision Amenities 8-28

8.11 Homeowners' Association (HOA) Requirements 8-29

8.12 Parks and Open Spaces 8-34

8.13 Supplemental Thoroughfare and Circulation Design Requirements 8-39
9. Relief Procedures (PDF)


9.01 Petition for Waivers 9-1

9.02 Proportionality Appeal 9-4

9.03 Vested Rights Petition 9-8
10. Definitions (PDF)


10.01 Usage and Interpretation 10-1

10.02 Definitions 10-1
11. Amendments; Fees; Violations; Conflicts (PDF)


11.01 Amendments 11-1

11.02 Filing Fees and Charges 11-1
12. Appendix: Diagrams and Tables (PDF) A-1
13. Appendix: Engineering Standards (PDF)
A-24