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Ord 3738 10/7/1980 ORDINANCE NO. AV AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE NO. 2118, BEING APPENDIX A OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, ESTABLISHING THE AUTHORITY, PURPOSE AND AREA OF SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS, AND ESTABLISHING THE REQUIREMENT OF PLATTING OR P.EPLATTING PROPERTY WHEREAS, tracts of land are being sold and such sales are being recorded in the County deed records without having the property appropriately platted, and; WHEREAS, such transactions result in the subdivision of land without the review and approval of the Planning Board and are in violation of the Subdivision Regulations, and; WHEREAS, such transactions often result in unnecessary delay to the pur- chaser of such property because a building permit cannot be issued until a plat approved by the Planning Board is duly recorded with the County Clerk. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS THAT: SECTION 1. Section 1. of Ordinance No. 2118, Appendix A, Code of Ordinances, be amended to read as follows: "SECTION 1. Authority, Purpose and Extraterritorial Application. A. The provisions of Chapter 231, Acts of the 40th Legislature, Regular Session, 1927, as heretofore or hereafter amended (compiled as Article 974a, V.T.C.S.) and the provisions of Section 4 of the Municipal Annexation Act as heretofore or hereafter amended (compiled as Article 970a, V.T.C.S.) are hereby adopted. This ordinance is adopted pursuant to the provisions of the Charter of the City. B. The purpose of this ordinance is to provide for the orderly, safe, and healthful development of the area within the City and within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City as described in Article 970a, V.T.C.S. , and to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the community." SECTION 2. SECTION 2. of Ordinance No. 2118, Appendix A, Code of Ordinances be amended to read as follows : "SECTION 2. Requirement of platting or replatting. A. Whenever a subdivider desires to create a subdivision, as those terms are defined herein, within the City or its extraterritorial juris- diction, he shall plat the property, construct the site improvements, and meet all of the other requirements of this ordinance. B. Whenever the owner of two or more lots in a subdivision within the City or its extraterritorial jurisdiction proposes to construct any new building or other structure which will cross a lot line or violate building setback requirements, such owner shall replat the lots in accordance with this ordinance. • -2- C. Whenever the owner of a tract of land, within the City or its estraterritorial jurisdiction, which has not been platted in accordance with applicable law proposes to sell such tract, or to construct or repair any building or other structure thereon, or to connect said tract with any public utilities owned or controlled by the City, he shall plat such tract in accordance with this ordinance. Even though he plats such tract as a single lot, he shall be required to dedicate the required boundary street right-of-way and comply with all other applicable requirements of this ordinance. Provided, however, the owner will not have to plat the tract if such tract was subdivided from a larger tract no later than December 31, 1927. However, if the tract was subdivided from a larger tract on or after September 28, 1964, the larger tract must be platted to show the smaller tract as a lot therein." PASSED AND APPROVED THIS THE I��'✓ day of ��� , 19RO. M A Y O R ATTEST: Ar✓ ! /' • Vii:[ CITY CLERK • • Affidavit of Publication THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF WICHITA (IIORDINANCE O. 373 ) (AN ORDINANCE NA MEN8 DING re) THE COMPREHENSIVE SUB- DIVISION ORDINANCE NO. On this , 17th day of October 2118, BEING APPENDIX A OF Y THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, A D 1980 ESTABLISHING THE personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority AUTHORITY, PURPOSE AND AREA OF SUBDIVISION Myra Oho Ison REGULATIONS, AND , bookkeeper E S T A B L I S H I N G T H E R E Q U I R E M E N T O F PLATTING OR REPLATTING for the Times Publishing Company of Wichita Falls, publishers of the PROPERTY. Anyone violating this ordinance will be subiect to a fine not to Wichita Falls Record News, a newspaper published at Wichita Falls in exceed 5100.00 per day,each day being considered a separate offense. Wichita County. Texas, and upon being duly sworn by me, on oath states that the attached,advertisement is a true and correct copy of advertising published in Qn! (1) issues thereof on the following dates: October 171 1980 • fP Bookkeeper for Times Publishing Company •%-*•• .� of Wichita Falls �� • 40 • a s • t" Subscribed and sworn to before me this the day and year first above o. (s G� written. IAe • j.: o As t► '`�� e - PAT CHAMBERLAIN, Notary Public in and for Wichita County, Texas