What is a Plat?
A plat is a surveyed drawing and description of a legal building site or sites that shows the location, dimensions, and description of any lots, rights of way, easements, building lines, and other site features or dedications that affect how a parcel will be developed. A plat must conform to the requirements outlined in the Subdivision Ordinance before it can be approved.

When is a Plat Required?

A plat is required when:
  • Land is divided into 2 or more parts for the purpose of sale
  • Building sites are created
  • New subdivisions or additions to the city are created
  • Lots of any nature are laid out