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WVC 8 A- 5 - 2 PART I. MINOR SUBDIVISION OR LAND DEVELOPMENT PROCESS.
§8A-5-2. Requirements for a minor subdivision or land development.
(a) An application for approval of a subdivision or land development plan and plat may be considered a minor subdivision or land development if it meets the following requirements:

(1) Only creates the maximum number of lots specifically permitted by the subdivision and land development ordinance for a minor subdivision or land development;

(2) Will not require the development of new or the extension of existing off-tract infrastructure; and

(3) Such other requirements as determined by the governing body to ensure that required improvements are installed and not avoided by a series of minor subdivisions or land developments.

(b) The following can be considered a minor subdivision or land development if approved by the planning commission:

(1) Merger or consolidation of parcels of land;

(2) Land transfers between immediate family members; and

(3) Minor boundary line adjustments. Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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