SUBDIVISION

SUBDIVISION

subdivision, n.

1. The division of a thing into smaller parts.

2. A parcel of land in a larger development. ¡ª subdivide, vb.

illegal subdivision. The division of a tract of land into smaller parcels in violation of local subdivision regulations, as when a developer begins laying out streets, installing sewer and utility lines, and constructing houses without the authorization of the local planning commission. [Cases: Zoning and Planning 372. C.J.S. Zoning and Land Planning ¡ì 191.]

legal subdivision. The governmentally approved division of a tract of land into smaller parcels using ordinary and legally recognized methods for surveying and platting land and publicly recording the results. [Cases: Zoning and Planning 245, 381.

5. C.J.S. Zoning and Land Planning ¡ì 101.]


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