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Expedited Subdivision

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Starting July 1, 2017, Legislature approved the Expedited Subdivision Review. This means that if you meet the following criteria, you will still go through a minor subdivision process, but not be required to pay the Recreation Fee of the district you are in:

  • A minor subdivision with five (5) or more acres
  • Resulting in no more than three (3) lots
  • Land has not previously been subdivided with this review in the last ten (10) years

 NOTE: This review can only be done once every ten (10) years. If you have residual land and qualify for this review, but you have done it in the last ten (10) years, then you will be required to go through the Minor Subdivision process and pay the Recreational Fee for the district it is in. This review is connected with the land, not the owner. This review is also not a faster process, regardless of its title. 

Expedited Subdivision Process

  • Riparian Buffer Review
  • Environmental Health (well & septic)
  • Expedited Subdivision Application 
    • Only the review fee is paid, not the Recreational Fee

Expedited Subdivision Materials

Riparian Buffer Review Application (Less than 25 acres)  PDF  
 Flood Plain Determination  PDF  Word
 Authorization to Enter Property  PDF  
 Authorized Agent for Legal Representation  PDF  
 Expedited Subdivision Application  PDF  Word


For More Information contact Paula Phillips, Land Use Administrator 919-542-8276