PLATTING LANDS AND RECORDING AND VACATING PLATS
Purpose of chapter.
Survey and plat; when required.
APPROVAL OF PLAT
Submission of plats for approval.
Procedure for approval of plats.
Basis for approval.
Wisconsin coordinate system.
FINAL PLAT AND DATA
Certificates to accompany plat.
RECORDING OF PLATS
Notification to approving authorities.
Filing of copy of plat.
Description of lots in recorded plat.
Certain restrictions void.
Restrictions for public benefit.
PENALTIES AND REMEDIES
Forfeiture for improper recording.
Penalties and remedies for transfer of lots without recorded plat.
Penalty for disturbing or not placing monuments.
Division of land into small parcels in cities of the first class prohibited; penalty.
Prohibited subdividing; forfeit.
Recording of certified survey map; use in changing boundaries; use in conveyancing.
Sale of lands abutting on private way outside corporate limits of municipality.
VACATING AND ALTERING PLATS
Who may apply for vacation of plat.
Hearing and order.
Vacation or alteration of areas dedicated to the public.
Discontinuance of streets by county board.
SUBDIVISION REGULATION AND REGIONAL PLANS
Local subdivision regulation.
Date chapter applies; curative provisions as to plats before that date.
Purpose of chapter.
The purpose of this chapter is to regulate the subdivision of land to promote public health, safety and general welfare; to further the orderly layout and use of land; to prevent the overcrowding of land; to lessen congestion in the streets and highways; to provide for adequate light and air; to facilitate adequate provision for water, sewerage and other public requirements; to provide for proper ingress and egress; and to promote proper monumenting of land subdivided and conveyancing by accurate legal description. The approvals to be obtained by the subdivider as required in this chapter shall be based on requirements designed to accomplish the aforesaid purposes.
Discussion of the circumstances under which the statutory platting standards set forth in 236.16 (1), (2) and (3) and 236.20 (4) (d), may be waived or varied, with specific reference to the approval of island subdivision plats. 62 Atty. Gen. 315.
"Outlots" under ch. 236 discussed. 66 Atty. Gen. 238.
Chapter 236 discussed in reference to the platting, replatting and division of lots within a recorded subdivision. 67 Atty. Gen. 121.
In this chapter, unless the context or subject matter clearly requires otherwise:
"Alley" means a public or private right-of-way shown on a plat, which provides secondary access to a lot, block or parcel of land.
"Copy" means a true and accurate copy of all sheets of the original subdivision plat. Such copy shall be on durable white matte finished paper with legible dark lines and lettering.
"County planning agency" means a rural county planning agency authorized by s. 27.019
, a county park commission authorized by s. 27.02
except that in a county with a county executive or county administrator, the county park manager appointed under s. 27.03 (2)
, a county zoning agency authorized by s. 59.69
or any agency created by the county board and authorized by statute to plan land use.