Chapter 19.04


19.04.010    Purpose of provisions.

19.04.020    Platting – Required – Exceptions.

19.04.010 Purpose of provisions.

The purpose of this title is to promote and improve the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the borough. These regulations are designed to further the orderly layout and use of land; to secure safety from fire, panic, and other dangers; to provide adequate light and air; to prevent the overcrowding of land; to assure adequate open land space; and to facilitate the further subdivision of larger tracts into smaller parcels of land. [Ord. 276 § 4, 1973; prior code § 95.85.010.]

19.04.020 Platting – Required – Exceptions.

A. Platting of Subdivision Required. Any division of land within the borough which results in a subdivision as defined in WMC 19.08.090 shall be surveyed and a plat thereof approved and recorded, pursuant to the provisions of this title and AS 40.15 as amended from time to time.

B. The provisions of this title shall not apply to the following:

1. Transfers of interests in land pursuant to court order;

2. Leases for a total term not to exceed 10 years, including possible renewal terms, mortgages or easements;

3. The sale or exchange of parcels of land between owners of adjoining property if additional lots are not thereby created and the lots resulting are not reduced below the minimum sizes required by this title or other applicable laws or ordinances. [Ord. 276 § 4, 1973; prior code § 95.85.020.]