The town's Platting Ordinance is provided in Section 25 of the Town Code. Section 25-103 defines specific requirements for the submission of record plat. In addition to the Town Code requirements, all plats shall be prepared in accordance with FS 177. Section 25-3 of Town Code states: "All division of land into three or more parcels of five acres or less, or transfer of ownership by sale or other means of a portion or a larger tract shall be considered a subdivision and shall meet the requirements for platting as herein set."
It is the town's interpretation that any subdivision of a parcel, tract, lot or similarly established land boundary, that said subdivision shall be performed by plat or replat.If development project involves any subdivision of previously platted or otherwise established lots, parcels, etc, a plat submittal shall be transmitted to Engineering Division for review as noted below. Plat submittal shall be under separate letter, but shall be transmitted to Engineering Division for review as noted below.
The following documentation, as a minimum, shall be submitted for plat review.
- Plat - Seven (7) copies of complete plat of affected property shall be submitted for distribution and review.
- Boundary Survey - Seven (7) copies.
- Plat and or topographic review fee, escrow fee, recording fee, and administrative fee per Town Code.
- Pre-existing Plat - If application is a replat of previously platted property, then two (2) copies of the original plat
- Engineering Plans - If plat / replat is associated with site development involving engineering utility plans said plat review submittal shall be made concurrent with, but independent of, the Engineering Plan submittal.
- Pre-Construction PRM Check - Prior to forwarding the plat to Town Council for approval PRMs shall be set by a licensed surveyor in accordance with the requirements of Florida Statute 177.091. In addition, Town of Jupiter Engineering Division requires that the PRMs be verified prior to the Council approval of the plat. Note: If project is constructed "At Risk", the plat will not go to Town Council for approval. However, the PRMs shall still be set and verified prior to issuance of first building permit for the project. In support of this verification, the project surveyor or developer shall notify the Town Engineering Division in writing when the PRMs have been set. All PRMs shall be well marked and protected to the extent practical. The project surveyor shall assist the Town in a field verification of the PRMs to ensure that they have been set.
- Subdivision Infrastructure Surety - For any proposed subdivision of property, the following is required prior to the plat being forwarded to the Town Council for approval at conclusion of staff review.
- Bonding or acceptable form of surety for 110% of engineer's and landscape architect's infrastructure cost estimate.
- If developer chooses to perform infrastructure work without bonding or surety (construction at risk) the applicant shall submit a letter of developer's intent to construct the infrastructure "At Risk", with acknowledgement of developer's acceptance that the plat will not be approved until the infrastructure is completed and accepted by the Town of Jupiter.
- Post-Construction PRM & PCP Check - At conclusion of the project construction, all PRMs and PCPs shall be set/reset by a licensed surveyor in accordance with the requirements of Florida Statutes 177.091.
- Plat Boundary Closure Report - To establish a secondary check of the plat boundary legal description closure.
- CAD File of the Plat Boundary - To establish a secondary check of the plat boundary legal description closure.