In some instances, if a property is not zoned for residential uses it must first be rezoned before
proceeding through the subdivision or site plan process.
To divide a parcel(s) to create new residential
lots the development plan must be reviewed through the residential
subdivision review process.
Subdividing land requires approval from the Planning department, except when:
The scope and complexity of a proposed development will determine
the review process to be followed. Some factors used to determine the review
Construction plan application deadlines and review schedulePlanning Commission and Board of Supervisors administrative items deadlines and review schedule
Family divisions have different review criteria and a separate review
process from other residential subdivisions. The application provides a list of
the requirements and defines who qualifies as a family member. There are two
types of family division applications:
For multi-family residential development, follow one of the following processes:
developer is required to enter into a performance agreement and provide financial surety to the county to guarantee there are sufficient
funds to complete the improvements (i.e. roads, public utilities, drainage,
landscaping, etc.) if the developer fails to do so.
For a complete description of the bonding processes, review the bond manual:
There are various types of performance
agreements and surety types that can be utilized. For more information, review
the following options:
Bond ManualFamily Division ApplicationFamily Division Homestead Application