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Subdivision Regulations

The Metro Planning Commission adopted expanded Subdivision Regulations on March 9, 2006. Those regulations were amended in 2006, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2016, and most recently in June 2017.

Document Description
Flow Chart of the Subdivision Approval Process A graphic description of the process
Subdivision Regulations - Complete Document 105 pages; chapters are linked below
Introduction Includes Table of Contents
Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 2 Procedures for Plat Approval
Chapter 3 Requirements for Improvements, Reservations, and Design
Chapter 4 Rural Character Subdivisions
Chapter 5 Walkable Subdivisions
Chapter 6 Assurance for Completion and Maintenance of Improvements
Chapter 7 Definitions
Chapter 8 Adoption of Regulations and Amendments
Appendices Includes Plat Certificates, Critical Lots - Plans & Procedures, and Outline for Construction Process
Staff Contacts Staff Contact List for the Metro Departments reviewing Subdivision Applications