Frequently Asked Questions
A lot division is a specific division of property into two or more smaller parcels, usually for the purpose of construction or sale. Lot divisions are regulated by Chapter 102 of the City Code, the Subdivision Ordinance.
If an applicant wishes to revert their property to two or more original platted lots, the applicant may seek a lot separation from the Building Official. A lot separation is a different application process than a lot division.
If the proposed lots meet the minimum zoning requirements, a proposal is set for the City Commission. The City Commission reviews the lot division for compliance with Section 102 of the Subdivision Ordinance.
For lot separations for building permit, the Building Official reviews the lot and determines that the proposed lot meets minimum Zoning Ordinance provisions and then lots are separated for the purpose of a building permit.
For more information, call 248-530-1850.